Events - 24.08.2011 - 00:00 

Learning in the digital age

HSG will present the variety of continuing education opportunities and courses it offers during OBA, the career- and education exhibition, September 2-6. The fair’s main theme is learning in the digital age.


26 August 2011. HSG will provide information about the university and its study programs and continuing education opportunities at exhibition stand 3.1.03 in St.Gallen’s Olma Messen. The building will be open until 7 p.m. on Friday, September 2.

Learning in the digital age

The title of this year’s OBA fair is “e-ducation”. Facebook, Twitter, Xing and other modern information technologies will be the main focus. In special exhibits and discussion panels, speakers will address new educational strategies and provide information on the challenges and opportunities of new information technologies in the academic sector. Topics of the discussion panels include social media in adult education and new learning strategies in everyday teaching. Special exhibits will show how learning works in the digital age, how “e-gadgets” change the classroom and how career counseling can rearrange the “construction site of life”.

Regional network for education

OBA provides a professional environment for personal encounters between national and regional associations of professionals, education institutes, companies with training programs, adults interested in education, career services and human resources staff. With 25,000 visitors, 1,500 education opportunities, 150 exhibiters and 40 events and special exhibits, OBA is the biggest career and education fair in Eastern Switzerland.

Admission is free. 

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