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02:30 p.m. | Opening and welcome

  • Gonçalo Lobo Xavier, Vice-President, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Detlef Eckert, Director for Skills, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

02:55 p.m. | EU Agencies working together – A win-win for Europe over 40 years Introductory remarks

  • Juan Menéndez-Valdés, Director, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
  • Joachim James Calleja, Director, European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

03:15 p.m. | Work organisation and workplace learning – The reality

  • Mark Keese, Head of Employment Analysis and Policy Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD Introduction
  • Kostas Pouliakas, Expert, Skills and Labour Market Department, Cedefop Better workplaces, better skills – evidence from Cedefop’s European Skills and Jobs Survey
  • Gijs van Houten, Research Officer, Working Conditions and Industrial Relations Unit, Eurofound Workplace innovation in European companies – a presentation of Eurofound’s Third European Company Survey

| Questions and Answers (Q&A) from the floor

04:00 p.m. | Panel debate – What is a great place to work?

Chair: Pavel Trantina, President, Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

  • Leila Kurki, Senior Adviser, The Finnish Confederation of Professionals (STTK)
  • Jeremy Ling, Chief Executive Officer, Bristan Group, United Kingdom
  • Martin Schmid, Policy Advisor, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
  • Thiébaut Weber, Confederal Secretary, The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

04:45 p.m. | Q&A from the floor

05:10 p.m. | Closing remarks – Work organisation and workplace learning into the future

  • Nicolas Schmit, Minister of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy, Luxembourg

05:30 p.m. | 40th anniversary exhibition, Cedefop and Eurofound and networking reception

Exhibition opening by Gonçalo Lobo Xavier, Vice-President, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

(Foyer 6, Jacques Delors building, 6th floor, EESC)

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