News & Events
VITA GLOBAL in the 42nd SASEV Virtual Conference
We invite you to participate in the 42nd SASEV (South African Society for Enology and Viticulture) Virtual Conference that will take place on 3-5 November 2020 in which Elizabeth Colucci (OBREAL GLOBAL) will present the VITA GLOBAL project.
TESAU introduced VITA GLOBAL to students
On October 15th 2020 , Telavi State University met students from the wine making–viticulture MA program.
The project VITAGLOBAL was presented to them together with the syllabi of Microbiology and Wine tourism innovation.
At the end of the meeting students were asked about their points of view regarding the project and the academic modifications we have done in the frame of the project.
The meeting was fruitful and all the remarks were taken into consideration for further processes.
Webinar: "About grapes vineyards and wines"
The University of Jujuy organized an interesting webinar about grapes, vineyards and wines. We had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Salvador Antón Clavé and Dr. Alvaro Peña Neira, partners in Vita Global project, among other experts in the field. The webinar took place on September 28th, 3:00 p.m. (Argentina).
VitaGlobal in “Pasaporte Global”
In the " Pasaporte Global " program of the University of Cuyo, member of the Vita Global consortium, Elizabeth Colucci (OBREAL GLOBAL) had the opportunity to present the project. In the same program, Julia Franco is interviewed about Viticulture in New Zealand.
Webinar: Wine tourism in the era of COVID-19. The experience of Spain
The University of Chile with the Rovira i Virgili University and through the support of the Vitaglobal project organized a virtual seminar entitled "Wine tourism in the era of COVID-19. The experience of Spain" that took place on September 9
Webinar on High Altitude Wines from the Quebrada de Humahuaca
On August 26th, the University of Jujuy, partner of VITA GLOBAL organized a webinars about the fantastic "High altitude wines of the Quebrada de Humahuaca".
UNCUYO's webinars on viticulture
UNCUYO launches a series of webinars on viticulture with the support of the European Commission in the framework of the VITA GLOBAL project. This series of webinars will be given by international exhibitors who will focus on wine marketing and sustainable economy. The first virtual meeting will take place on June 24th at 11 am. Free entrance with prior registration.
Workshop in Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, 25-29 February, Hosted by Stellenbosch University
The first training workshop of the Vita Global Project took place in Stellenbosch, South Africa during the last week of february.
This first workshop was focused on the theme of ‘internationalising the curricula’. It explored topics such as: • Teaching for the future • Strategies for internationalising teaching • Leveraging ICT for internationalisation of teaching • Blended learning • Support services and training for teachers.
The event also serve as a venue to further elaborate the policy paper that the project is developing on Modularization and the Vita Global experience.
Meeting of the International Relations Officers: Understanding the concept of modularization
Madrid, 3-5 December, Hosted by ANECA
In this meeting, various representatives of international relations offices of the Vita Global partners met to discuss:
The concept of modularization and how it is understood and applied in different systems;
The potential definition of a module, for the purposes of the Vita Global project;
The Policy Paper on How to internationalise the curricula through modularization: The case of Vita Global, which will be an output of the Vita Global project;
The process of implementing the Vita Global modules in partner institutions;
The planning of the capacity building workshops (WP3).
Project Meeting in Santiago
The project VITA GLOBAL held its third major project meeting in Santiago de Chile (9-11 October), co-hosted by the University of Chile and the University of Talca. The meeting gathered both representatives of international relations offices as well as academic staff leading fields related to viticulture, oenology, wine marketing and wine tourism from Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Georgia, South Africa, Portugal, France, Italy and Spain.
Partner Meeting in Porto
University of Porto hosted the second partnership meeting, which took place from May 1st to May 3rd, 2019.
In this event, partners had the chance to discuss the results of the self-assessment survey and agree to the study modules to be developed. Workgroups were agreed for each module and a workplan drafted as an output.
The Project Management team and the Quality committee also take advantage of this event to meet.
Kick Off Meeting
The Kick off meeting was held in Mendoza, Argentina from February 18th to February 21th 2019.
The VITA GLOBAL opening took place in UNCUYO’s Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. This three-day event allowed Partners to come together and share experiences, acquire knowledge, exchange information and share best practices.
This event was open to general public and local stakeholders.
Management Meeting in Tarragona
A management meeting took place in Tarragona, Spain on January 10th and 11th 2019. Representatives of OBREAL, URV, University of Bologna, University of Porto, University of Bordeaux and ANECA met in order to define the expectations of European partners in the project and their priorities.
The was also an occasion to discuss regional priorities for partnering, brainstorm possible ideas for study module themes, refine the approach to the self-assessment and prepare the KOM.
Planning Meeting in
Before the Kick off Meeting of VITA GLOBAL project, the project management and several Latin America partners gathered in Montevideo to discuss the priorities for Latin America, clarify the project approach and discuss deliverables planned for the project.
This meeting was held by AUGM in their office in Montevideo, Uruguay on October 23th 2018.
Partners also took advantage of this meeting to prepare the KOM that would be carried out a few months later in Mendoza, Argentina.