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Torino process conference agenda draft 2 may 2013

  1. 1. ETF CORPORATE CONFERENCE 2013TORINO PROCESS: MOVING SKILLS FORWARDTorino Incontra, Torino8 – 9 May 2013Draft Agenda (version 02 May 2013)
  2. 2. Day one, 8 May12:00 – 12:30 Registration of participants12:30 – 14:00 Buffet lunch14:00 – 14:45Plenary Introduction and WelcomeChair: Madlen Serban, Director, European Training Foundation (ETF)Opening Speeches:Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture,Multilingualism and Youth, European Commission (Video message)Antonio Silva Mendes, Director DG EAC, European CommissionSkills relevance in World DevelopmentKey note speech:Roberto Peccei, Vice-President, Club of Rome14:45 – 15:00How to move skills forward: the results of the Torino ProcessPeter Greenwood, Head of Evidence-Based Policy MakingDepartment, ETF15:00 – 15:15Moving skills forward. A minister’s perspective:Gordan Maras, Minister, Ministry for Entrepreneurship and Trade,Croatia15:15 – 16:00Moving skills forward through evidence based policy analysis -experience of the countries and the processMorocco: Jamal Eddine El Aloua, Secretary General, Ministry ofEmployment and Vocational TrainingTajikistan: Mavjuda Akhmedova, Chief Specialist, PresidentialAdministration of the Republic of TajikistanUkraine: Viktoriia Karbisheva, Deputy Director of the Ministry ofEducation, Science, Youth and Sport of UkraineCroatia: Darko Belovic, Head of Department for Vocational Educationand Adult Education, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break16:30 – 17:45How is the world addressing the skills challenge and answering globalneeds?Moderator: Alessandra Molz,, ILOMike Campbell, Independent expertValeria Sakharova, Deputy director, Centre for Internationalcooperation for Education Development, Russian FederationIan Whitman, Independent expertSara Parkin, Independent expert nominated by European Parliament17:45 – 18:00Conclusions of Day 1Madlen Serban, Director, ETF18:15 – 21:00 Cocktail and Concert at Teatro Regio, Turin
  3. 3. Day two, 9 May9:00 – 9:30Introduction to the thematic areas: what progress has been made sincethe 2011 Torino Declaration? Results and Issues to move skills forwardAnastasia Fetsi, Head of Thematic Expertise Department, ETF9:30 – 11:00What are the benefits for the HRD sector? Examples and practiceVision and Innovation in VETo Mervi Jansson, Head of Learning, Omnia, Finlando Arijana Nikolic Vucinic, Deputy Minister of Labour and SocialWelfare, MontenegroGovernance and Financeo Linda Dhima, Head of Sector, National Vet Agency, Albaniao TBCExternal efficiency–skills for competitiveness:o Eduardo J. Padron, President, Miami Dade College, USAo Aboubakr Abdeen Badawi, HRD Specialist for TVET, Egypt11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break11:30 – 12:30Quality of VETo Franz Reithuber, Principal, HTL Steyr, Austriao Riadh Othmani, National center for Training of Trainers andTraining engineering, TunisiaSkills for inclusive growtho Zakir Batuhan Aydagul, Coordinator of Education ReformInitiative, Turkeyo Lida Kita, ETF12:30 – 13:00 First conclusions on priorities for moving forward – discussion13:00 – 14:00 Lunch14:00 – 15:15Agenda setting for future work - How do we move forward? What makeschange possible? Principles and actions.Chair: Madlen Serban, Director, ETFChristian Lettmayr, Acting Director, CedefopJee Peng Tan, Education Advisor, World BankBorhene Chakroun, Head of VET, UNESCODonatella Gobbi, DG Devco, European Commission15:15 – 15:45Moving skills forward: Ministers’ perspectivesChair: Madlen Serban, Director, ETFPredrag Bošković, Minister, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare,MontenegroMahmadamin Mahmadaminov, Minister, Ministry of Labour and SocialProtection, Republic of Tajikistan15:45 – 16:15Reflection on the priorities identified and actions for moving forwardPervenche Berès, Chair of Committee on Employment and SocialAffairs, European ParliamentDes O’Loughlin, Department of Education and Skills, Republic ofIreland
  4. 4. 16:15 – 16:30Closing sessionPresentation of the declaration Namig Mammadov, ETF GoverningBoard ObserverClosing message Madlen Serban, Director, ETF16:30 Cocktail