Katerina Fotiou

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Katerina Fotiou
Katerina Fotiou
With FWC July 2012 - Sep 2018
Title Software and Systems Developer
Key Project(s) E-Hoop
Reinventing democracy
WisdomApps
Map Your Meal
ManyMe
Key Interests
Degree(s) BSc (4 years)
Filed(s) of study Computer Science
University(ies) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Specialization(s) Certified SDD Facilitator
Project Assistant Coordinator



Katerina Fotiou joined the Future Worlds Center/Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute network in July 2012, as a member of the New Media Lab. Her main task was in the programming of mobile device-based Apps for the third generation Cogniscope Software, which evolved into IdeaPrism and for "intelligent" educational games. Her responsibilities also included the development of all websites and electronic infrastructure of the organization.


Katerina worked in parallel also at Ekkotek Ltd., which operates as the technology partner and technology transfer office of Future Worlds Center. Katerina's first contributions included apps' development that supports communication and information access among people from different communities, such as names of villages and places on the island. She then engaged with Apps designed to harness the collective intelligence and collective wisdom of groups, including Cogniscope Software and IdeaPrism. She was also responsible for creating an App that helps kids to send reports when something disturbing, strange, or harmful occurs while they are surfing online. Katerina was employed as Researcher and Developer for the ManyMe project funded by the Ambient Assisted Living Program of the Research Promotion Foundation.

Biography

Katerina holds a BSc in Computer Science from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2012). Her Thesis was: "Automatic photo annotation for mobile devices (Android)". Katerina graduated from the "Makarios Lyceum G' of Larnaca" (2008).

She is an experienced programmer in various computer languages, including Objective-C/SWIFT (XCODE), Javascript, MySQL/php, LiveCode, and has extensive experience, especially in programming smartphones.

Related Projects

Katerina served as Project Assistant Coordinator, Member, Developer of many projects. More prominent were:

Contributions in Product Development

List of SDDs facilitated and co-facilitated

Katerina is a trained Facilitator for the Structured Dialogic Design Process and also a young leader with an interest in Reinventing Democracy and social reforms. She has served as Facilitator for many structured dialogues:

Date Type Location Participants Project Triggering Question
2013/08 Diagnosis Nicosia, Cyprus 13 SDDP Greens - Cyprus Ποιοι είναι οι λόγοι που παρόλο που πολλοί πολίτες εκτιμούν και σέβονται τις ιδέες του Κινήματος των Οικολόγων Περιβαλλοντιστών, δεν εμπλέκονται και δε στηρίζουν με την ψήφο τους όταν χρειάζεται;
2014/02 Diagnosis Germany 13 E-Hoop How can learners be supported to generate learning content
2014/01 Diagnosis Lithuania 34 E-Hoop What are the learning difficulties encountered by students?
2014/02 Diagnosis Nicosia, Cyprus 12 E-Hoop What are typical obstacles that limit learners from benefiting maximally from the respective educational institutions of their differences?
2014/03 Diagnosis Greece 8 E-Hoop What are typical obstacles that limit learners from benefiting maximally from their respective educational institutions because of their differences?
2016 Diagnosis Cyprus 20 Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF) What are key shortcomings of our current systems of governance that could be improved through technology?
2016 Action Cyprus 20 Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF) What concrete action, project or product would you propose to solve a particular shortcoming of current systems of governance?
2016/11 Actions Nicosia, Cyprus 17 MARINA What actions (Political, Economic, Social/Cultural, Technological, Legal and Environmental) are necessary to ensure that Cyprus lives in prosperity benefiting from sustainable tourism and at the same time preserving its tangible and intangible marine cultural assets that attract its tourism?" Ποιες ενέργειες (πολιτικές, οικονομικές, κοινωνικές/πολιτιστικές, τεχνολογικές, νομικές, περιβαλλοντικές) χρειάζεται να γίνουν για να διασφαλιστεί ότι η Κύπρος θα συνεχίσει να ευημερεί, επωφελούμενη αφενός από τον τουρισμό, και περιορίζοντας αφετέρου τις αρνητικές επιπτώσεις που επιφέρει στον θαλάσσιο και παράκτιο φυσικό πλούτο της χώρας ο οποίος αποτελεί άλλωστε την κύρια πηγή προσέλκυσής του;
2017 Diagnosis Idea Prism 17 Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF) What are key shortcomings of our current systems of governance that could be improved through technology?
2017 Action Idea Prism 17 Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF) What concrete action, project or product would you propose to solve a particular shortcoming of current systems of governance?
2017/04 Actions Venice, Italy 22 MARINA What policy, social/cultural, economic, technological, legal, and environmental actions are needed for the tourism sector to be environmentally sustainable?
2017/05 Actions Boulogne sur Mer, France 18 MARINA What types of Responsible Research and actions should be put in place so that sustainable seafood production and consumption could contribute to competitive sustainable coastal and maritime tourism in Europe?
2017/10 Actions Galway, Ireland 16 MARINA What actions are needed from a policy, social/cultural, economic, and technological perspective to develop sustainable tourism ventures within Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
2017/06 Actions Istanbul, Turkey 19 MARINA What political, economic, social/cultural, technological, legal, environmental, and educational actions are needed for thriving yacht tourism while at the same time protecting the marine ecosystem?
2017/05 Diagnosis St Millan, Spain X Faro Convention Labs What are the challenges we have to overcome to mobilise people?
2018/04 Actions Larnaca, Cyprus 15 MARINA What Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) actions are needed for a resilient, responsible, and sustainable maritime sector by 2030?
2018/05 Actions Lisbon, Portugal 31 MARINA How can RRI serve to bridge deep-sea mining, sustainability, and policy?