Atlantykron Summer Academy of Learning 

Program Guide

This year's program will offer many exciting classes focusing on the most important challenges and
opportunities facing our world today and tomorrow. Click on the links next to each subject to learn more.

Atlantykron 2011 - Art and the Hidden Mind
Click here to learn more about our special programs for children between 3 and 13 years. 

Alexandru Mironov  WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF TOMORROW
Participate in daily conferences on the most interesting problems facing the world of tomorrow. Talk to our experts about how to deal with planetary changes at the governmental, educational level of climate change, equitable globalization and poverty. 
Alexandru Mironov
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Atlantykron Summer Academy 
The World
of Tomorrow
Power of Hope,
Imagination and Dreams
Mars Rover
Curiosity 2013 
Ancient and
Timeless Future
The Future of
Global Organizations

Alexandru Mironov
and Ed Oakley

Guy Djoken

Alexandru Mironov

Jonette Crowley
and Peter Moon

Mihaela Muraru Mandrea
  Program
Highlights 
 
        
The "Curiosity" ROVER lands on Mars at the beginning of the Academy. Join us for daily updates and special materials and guests from NASA.  In 5-10 years, how will people get things done at work, at home, and on the go? Explore the technology of the future as seen through the eyes of Microsoft. Explore the power of hope and imagination with Mr. Guy Djoken, Chairman of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the Executive Director of the UNESCO Center for Peace.    We come from future! Anticipatia unveils its editorial concept based on new media technologies and will test it at Atlantykron through a first participatory-action-research experiment.  

  SCIENCE



PROGRAM COORDINATORS
Dan
Milici
Dan Milici
  Florin
Munteanu
 
MAIN PROGRAMS 
Science of the Future  -  Discussions will focus on two areas of great interest in international scientific world: renewable and unconventional energy and nanotechnologies and nanomaterials, all applied in the daily life of the population. Activities will integrate the software in the general topic of the Summer Academy, which is the subject of global economic crisis and international trends under the auspices of innovation.

Instructor(s):  Dr. Eng. Dan Milici and Christian Pirghie

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Astronomy Studio - The workshop aims to familiarize young people with formations in outer space, the presentation of experimental methods and sky observation, training of skills related to reading, analysis and interpretation of celestial maps, to familiarize participants with the use of astronomical instruments (binoculars, telescope, telescope etc..), and how to control these devices.

Instructor(s):  Prof. Marian-Dacian Bica, Student. Vlad Mărgărint, Prof.dr. Petru Crăciun

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ROBOTICS WORKSHOP AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - Explore the science of robotics that deals with technology, design and manufacture robots. In this program we will study the knowledge of electronics, mechanics and programming that are the core of robotics science.

Instructor(s):  Dr. Eng. Dan Milici

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FUTURE VISION OF MICROSOFT  -  In 5-10 years, how will people get things done at work, at home, and on the go? Join us to study and explore the future of how we will use technology to make better use of our time, focus our attention and strengthen our relationships.

Instructor(s):  Alexandru Bogdan, Dan Lica
Metacognition and Critical Thinking Patterns (MCTP) - MCTP is a custom 10 hour lead discussion module set up in five two-hours sessions. The goal of the program is to improve comprehension on common thinking patterns, counter-intuitive decision making patterns and critical thinking logic. Please reffer to the linked presentation for further details.

Instructor(s):  Dr. Adrian Lala

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Mind-Matter Interaction  -  Complexity science and the science of cognition, nanotechnologies and quantum physics, biomimetics, orto-physic and other modern disciplines have facilitate a scientific approach of great refined subject: The interaction of Mind and Matter. Our Workshop will concentrate on this fascinating subject, from a multidisciplinary perspective and an experimental approach.

Instructor(s):  Dr. Eng. Florin Munteanu

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The Power of Mind - Explore and develop your internal power for a heathly body and stronger mind.  In this program you will study and learn many different mental techniques to harness power and develop skills in relaxation, meditation, healing, martial arts and more.

Instructor(s):  Dr. Teodor Vasile

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  SCIENCE FICTION AND COMMUNICATIONS



 PROGRAM COORDINATORS
Aurel
Carasel

Adrian
Banuta
Adrian Banuta
 
       
MAIN PROGRAMS 
Wolf's Pack 2012

Wolf's Pack program continues its activity in each day of the camp as a laboratory to find and guide young writing talents in the domain of science fiction, fantasy and horror literature.

Instructor(s):  ing. Oancea Lucian Cristian
 
ROUND BLANKET SF  -  A literary club for finding and guiding the potential creative talents in the areas of science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Instructor(s):  Oncea Lucian Cristian
 
SF and Fantasy Short Story Contest - This contest is dedicated to Romulus Barbulescu and will include one contest per day.  Participants will create their own short stories of SF and Fantasy to be judged by the instructors.

Instructor(s):  Mihaela Muraru–Mandrea, Ovidiu Petcu, Lucian Oancea
 
     
ELECTIVES
REVISTA ATLANTYKRON -  Participate and learn to plan, prepare and publish a daily newspaper. A great class for future reporters, writers, desktop publishers and journalists.

Grup redacţional: Adrian BĂNUŢĂ, Mihaela MURARU – MÂNDREA, Ovidiu PETCU, Vali IONESCU, Costin IFTIMESCU, Andrei BARBU, Veronica STANCU
Tehnoredactare şi imagine: Mihai SINDILE
RADIO ATLANTYKRON - Participate and learn to plan, prepare, record and broadcast a live daily radio show. A great class for future reporters, technicians, radio hosts and writers.

Instructor(s):  Daniela Mironov Banuta, DJ SKWBA
     

Atlantykron 2011 - Art and the Hidden Mind ART & CULTURE 


 
 PROGRAM COORDINATORS  
Aurel
Manole
Heather
Caton
Valentin
Ionescu

 
     
MAIN PROGRAMS 
Film Production and VFX - Join one of the two teams working on a short Sci-Fi film. Try your hand at filming, acting, or editing with the Production Crew, or contribute with the set design, concept work and learn a bit about Matte Painting and VFX (Visual Effects) together with the Art Team. If you think you can use something you have at home, bring it along! Check back with the website soon to find more information about the film. 

Instructor(s):  Adrian Cruceanu, Adrian Cristian Maraloiu
 
Touch Drawing - An artistic technique developed by Deborah Koff-Chapin, “Touch Drawing is a simple yet profound process where the fingers take the place of pen or brush.” Wherever the artistic paper is touched, an imprint is made on the backside. You will be able to practice the methods using various materials, colors and even music to inspire, discover, explore and create.

Instructor:  Heather Caton MSW, Gabriella Repanovici

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Decorative Arts - This six-day workshop aims to teach participants how to create casting models and string art. It will be a fun, relaxing and creative experience in which the participants will be able to let their imagination flow in an explosion of unique patterns and combination of colours. Moreover, it will be a great opportunity to develop teamwork skills and make new friends.

Instructor(s): Irina Mavrochefalos, Alexandru Stoian

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Acrylic Painting  - Acrylics can open up your world of creative expression. Understand how to use and begin to discover techniques in Acrylic painting. Learn the ways of acrylics in a natural environment allowing you to find and express your inner artist.

Instructor(s):  Aurel Manole, Valentin Ionescu

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POP ART  -  Get connected to techniques in art that are about not only your world but your lifestyle as well. Seen in everything form architecture to design and graphics. Using a mix of art media supplies, defining the impact you are having in the world.

Instructor(s):  Aurel Manole, Valentin Ionescu

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ELECTIVES 
Sci-Art  -  This is a two-day workshop with several exhibits connecting the sciences and the arts. Design and construct exhibits that incorporate light, sound, and movement into interactive art that changes with night and day.

Instructor(s):  Heather Caton, Vlad Nica, DJ SKWBA

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Celtic Grooves: Danube River Irish Dance - Join the team and learn about Irish culture, customs and Irish dance, creating a dance that ultimately, you and your team, will customize. It’s about team building, creative problem solving and most all, having fun.

Instructors:  Heather Cato MSW, Beatrice Manolache

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PHOTOGRAPHY  -  Learn basic techniques and develop your skills as a photographer in this program dedicated to all ages and experience levels. Participate in photo sessions, competitions and exhibitions.

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nstructor: Andrei Barbu
 
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE - An introduction to preparing for and performing before a live audience. Interested students will have the opportunity to work together with other students and teachers and participate in many live performances.

Instructors: Mihai Axinte
 
     



  SPORTS OF MIND AND BODY



PROGRAM COORDINATORS
 Adriana
Gheorghe
 
   
MAIN PROGRAMS 
Meditation - Explore your inner self through meditation. You will have the opportunity to practice different techniques from multiple cultures. Increase your focus, concentration, and memory over all well being and health. Meditation can be for every age and no experience necessary.

Instructor(s):  Heather Caton MSW, Dr. Teodor Vasile

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Practical CPR AND FIRST AID  -  Learn CPR and first aid quickly and easily with this interactive course that includes practical methods of resuscitation of adult learning, children and babies.

I
nsturctor: D
r. Geo Bobirnac

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CPR AND FIRST AID  -  Learn the science of CPR and first aid with this course in methods of resuscitation of adults, children, and babies.

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nsturctor: DR. Radu Stefan Berca, Andrei Terentiac

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ELECTIVES
Archery Competition  -  This course provides participants with assistance from experienced archers and people can participate in the Archery Competition. Come join our experts to learn more about the sport that fascinates mankind thousands of years.

Instructor: Theodore, Mihnea and Vincent Grosu

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Chi Gong  -  Learn the ancient secrets of spirit, breath, and life through the art of Taoist Chi Gong which integrates body-mind-spirit through breathing, stillness, and movement to increase health, improve focus and relieve stress.

Instructor:  Peter Moon

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THE ISLAND CHESS COMPETITION  -  Study the history of this old game for over 8000 years. Learn to play, to develop your skills or even to attend the Academy Tournament.

Instructor(s):
Theodore, Mihnea and Vincent Grosu
 

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DARTS CONTEST  -  Learn how to play darts, have fun with friends, and even compete in the Atlatnykron 2012 darts contest.

Instructor: Theodore, Mihnea and Vincent Grosu

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BADMINTON CONTEST  -  Learn about the exciting game of badminton, how to play and compete in the Atlantykron 2012 badminton contest.

Instructor(s): Theodore, Mihnea and Vincent Grosu

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VOLLEYBALL CONTEST  -  Learn how to play reguation volleyball, have fun with friends and compete in teh Atlantykron 2012 volleyball contest.

Instructor(s):  
Theodore, Mihnea and Vincent Grosu

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SKADENBERG  -  Have fun and test your strength in this fun and challenging arm-wrestling class and contest.

Instructor(s):  
Theodore, Mihnea and Vincent Grosu

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CAMPIONAT DE BRIDGE -

Instructor(s):  Edi Statescu
 

 

  SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN


PROGRAM COORDINATORS
  Lenus
Grosu

Lenus Grosu
   
"THE SMILES OF CHILDREN OPEN OUR SOULS"  -  SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 3 AND 13
ATLANTYKRON CLUB FOR JUNIORS - Where children will meet a friendly, family that will encourage them to develop skills essential to healthy growth, while creativity, intelligence and imagination will be stimulated daily with appropriate methodology that transforms the club into an academy dedicated to growth and harmonious education of the child.

Instructors: Lenuş Grosu

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ORIGAMI - Children will have fun while learning the beautiful art of folding paper to make many beautiful shapes and objects.  Fun for children of all ages!

Instructors: Cristina Repanovici

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SCIENCE FOR KIDS  -  For Atlantykron, science is a very important area of ​​activity of many scientists around the world participating in this event. For the youngest special courses will be held daily, lasting two hours. To apply please contact team from the start of the Academy of Sciences.

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nstructor(s): DAN Milic, Florin Munteanu
 

Questions

Please send you questions by clicking on the instructors email links above or by sending your questions to answers@Atlantykron.org.