Labour Market Observatory (LMO) - Remote public hearing on "A Just Transition for workers of European industries: fostering opportunities for reskilling and upskilling"

Remote event via Interactio, online platform - Friday, 26 November 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

09.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. | Log on to platform / Interactio testing 

10.00 a.m. - 10.10 a.m. | Introduction

  • Lech Pilawski, LMO President

10.10 a.m. - 10.55 a.m. | Panel I – Setting the scene

ModeratorCarlos Manuel Trindade, LMO Vice-president

  • Laurenţiu Plosceanu, SOC section President: opening words
  • Carlo Scatoli, Senior expert skills and qualifications, DG EMPL, European Commission
  • Gijs Van Houten, Research manager, Employment unit, Eurofound
  • Jürgen Siebel, Executive Director of Cedefop (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training)

10.55 a.m. - 11.20 a.m. |   Q & A

11.20 a.m. - 11.35 a.m. |   Break

11.35 a.m. - 12.30 a.m. |   Panel II –  Perspectives from the wider civil society

Moderator: Lech Pilawski, LMO President

  • Mikael Leyi, Secretariat General of SOLIDAR
  • Laura de Bonfils, Head of Advocacy and Policy, Social Platform
  • Susana Oliveira, Vice-President, Lifelong Learning Platform
  • Tatjana Babrauskienė, EESC member (Gr. II Lithuania – rapporteur of SOC/663 How to promote, based on education and training, from a lifelong learning perspective, the skills needed for Europe to establish a more just, more cohesive, more sustainable, more digital and more resilient society, and of SOC/636 Towards an EU strategy for enhancing green skills and competences for all)
  • Sandra Parthie, EESC member (Gr.I Germany – rapporteur of the ongoing opinion INT/935 on Updating the new industrial strategy)

12.30 p.m. - 12.55 p.m. |   Q & A

12.55 p.m. - 13.00 p.m. |   Conclusions of the debate by the moderator

13.00 p.m. - 14.30 p.m. |   Break

14.30 p.m. - 15.15 p.m. |   Panel III –  Social partners' perspective

Moderator: Krzysztof Pater, LMO Vice-President

  • Robert Plummer, BusinessEurope, Social Affairs department
  • Agnes Roman, advisor, ETUC
  • Mark Bergfeld, Director Property Services & UNICARE, UNI Global Union (UNI Europa)
  • Stefan Enica, Project and Policy Officer, Sustainability, SGI Europe

15.15 p.m. - 15.45 p.m. |   Q & A

15.45 p.m. - 16.00 p.m. |   Conclusions of the debate by the moderator

Participants can speak Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian and listen to English, French, German, Italian, Polish and Portuguese.