The program Compartim of the Justice Department and the Xarxa Punt TIC organize together again the "Conference Punt TIC and Jail." This time the innovation is the main theme of a meeting which wants to reflect on the challenges and opportunities offered by ICT in prisons.

Jornada Punt TIC i Presó
Jornada Punt TIC i Presó. Author: Xarxa Punt TIC. 2015. License: BY-NC-SA.

The "VII Conference Punt TIC and Prison: Innovate and grow with ICT" will take place on June 8 between 9:00 and 14:00 at the Centre for Legal Studies and Specialized Training (Calle Ausias March, 40 de Barcelona). The meeting will feature a serie of workshops where the participants will learn and experience firsthand differents experiences and innovative models of learning. Gaming, programming or audiovisual, among others, will be present in the program, to be announced in the coming days. Soon also we will open enrollment period for the conference, which is free.

This seventh edition consolidates a model of collaboration between the Xarxa Punt TIC and Compartim program that has proved effective and, in some cases, has continued beyond the day itself. Fruit of the edition of 2015, for example, the online community "Grow with robots" was born, a meeting place for managers and other ICT professionals to share resources, ideas and projects around the educational robotics.