From the 15th until the 16th of April the Kick-Off Meeting for the project was held at the ICT&S Center (Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society) in Salzburg.
The main scope in the meeting was to get to know each other and discuss the first steps. Currently, a profound mentoring concept is being developed by the KH Leuven in cooperation with the ICT&S Center, which will be the basis for the mentoring activities, addressing socio-psychological aspects for knowledge sharing within a community as well as HCI perspectives. In order to bring in the user perspective of the mentor and mentee, the theoretical concept will be enriched with insights from user studies (e.g., workshops, interviews) through which end user requirements with respect to the intended platform are assessed. These user studies will be carried out in summer this year in Austria, Romania and the Netherlands.