Conference

“EuroSkills Budapest 2018 Conference”

The “EuroSkills Budapest 2018 Conference,” scheduled on 27th September 2018 will be part of the EuroSkills Budapest 2018 competition and it will be joint effort of EuroSkills Budapest 2018 organizing team, the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with the Ministry of National Economy (Hungary), Ministry of Human Capacities (Hungary) and other major institutes, organizations will contribute to the events. The conference will take place at Hungexpo, the Hungarian Budapest Fair Centre. The event location is the same, where EuroSkills Budapest 2018 competition will be organized (1101 Budapest, Albertirsai út 10.)

 

About the EuroSkills

EuroSkills is more than just a skills competition, it is a spectacular promotion of professions for young people, it showcases world-class excellence in skills and introduces youth to a variety of skilled careers that are high-demand and popular around Europe. It is held biennially in one of the WorldSkills Europe (the organisation that works together with the host country on the competition preparations) member countries and this time it is Hungary who won the right to organise and host this inspiring event. The event is organized by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the full support of the Hungarian Government.

 

About the Conference

The one-day conference will highlight four major topics - dual education, digitalism, industry 4.0 and career development. We will have experts on Z generation for each topic segment to share their ideas, opinions from generational viewpoints.

We are honoured to announce that Ms Marianne Thyssen European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility and Mr Tibor Navracsics European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport both kindly accepted our invitation to participate in our conference.

The keynote speakers are followed by panel discussions and Q&A sessions involving the larger audience. The invited speaker will be representing all stake-holders of a given topic, this way we will get a general overview with pros and cons. The speakers include representatives of large corporation as well as SMEs, government officials, policy makers, international experts, researchers and professionals.

The aim of the conference is multifocal – bringing together all the stake holders to discuss the current tendencies, providing visions for development as well as creating synergies at a higher level.

The final list of speakers will be announced later on as well as the exact schedule. The conference timing will be from 10am until 5pm and it will take place in Hall B.

The one-day conference will be free of charge for the professionals and the registration will be open by July.

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