European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) - High Level Event
Online - 10/11/2020 14:00

In the context of the twin ecological and digital transitions, this online European Alliance for Apprenticeships meeting will explore how green and digital skills in vocational education and training through apprenticeships can bring employment opportunities. The event, which will be opened by Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, will look at how companies, training providers, social partners and national authorities are supporting green and digital skills in apprenticeships, in order to highlight challenges and opportunities and identify good practices across the EU that can inspire action.

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Event number (access code): 163 751 9978
Event password: CGvyRiR5p45


Ashwani Aggarwal, International Labour Organisation
Alfonso Balsamo, Confindustria, Italy
Markus Bell, SAP, Germany
Matthäus Fandrejewski, European Apprentice’s Network
Michael Fitzgerald, Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Networks, Ireland
Manuela Geleng, Director for Skills, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
Alexandre Grillat, CFE-CGC ENERGIES, France
Belen Sanchez, Empleando Digital, Spain
Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
Attila Szekely, OpenClassrooms, France


14:00 - 14:10
14:10 - 14:50
Panel discussion: Apprenticeships and the green economy: integrating green skills into apprenticeship schemes
14:50 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:15
The European Apprentices Network view on the digital transition
15:15 - 16:00
Panel discussion: Apprenticeships and digital skills: challenges and opportunities.
16:00 - 16:15
Green and digital apprenticeships: the international perspective
16:15 - 16:30
Action Plan for the Alliance
16:30 - 16:45
Newcomer session
16:45 - 17:00
Closing Remarks