2.4 – Skills needs

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 767162.

Pillar 2: Innovative industry for citizens

Session 2.4 – Skills needs

30 October 2018, 17:00-18:00, room STRAUSS 2

Emerging technologies require new skills to prepare the industry workforce to new ways of working and to comply with emerging regulatory requirements. The session will focus on the specialised innovation, skills development and on the improvement of technological knowledge as driving forces in economic growth.

Please find below the speakers (in alphabetical order), who will contribute to this session:

  • Skills for risk management
    Dora Fazekas, NANO2ALL, SPI
  • Education and Training Resources from Collaborative Projects: SUSCHEM Educate to Innovate and Project SPRING
    Amy Peace, Britest
  • Skills for emerging technologies
    Bernadette Ségol, Former Secretary-General, European Trade Union Confederation
  • Skills need anticipation for emerging technolgies
    Alena Zukersteinova, CEDEFOP – European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

Moderator: Doris Schroecker, European Commission, DG RTD

Rapporteur: Marcela Alzin

Please note that this session has not been finalised yet!

Dora Fazekas

Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI)

Amy Peace

Senior Innovation Specialist; SPRING Project Principal Coordinator
Britest Ltd

Bernadette Ségol

Former Secretary-General
European Trade Union Confederation

Alena Zukersteinova

Acting Head of Department for Skills and Labour Market
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)