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Remote public hearing on “Competence and skill development in a context of the green and digital transition"

Remote event via Interactio, online platform – Friday, 17 February 2023 from 09:30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

09.00 a.m. - 09.30 a.m. | Interactio testing

09.30 a.m. - 09.35 a.m. | Welcome and introduction

09.35 a.m. - 09.45 a.m. | Presentations

09.45 a.m. - 11.10 a.m. | Panel I – General overview of the role of competence and skill development in the green and digital transition

Moderator: Justyna Kalina Ochędzan

  • Henrik Åhm, Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU
  • Ana Carrero, Deputy Head of Unit, Vocational Education & Training, CEDEFOP, DG EMPL - European Commission
  • Olga Strietska-Ilina, Senior Specialist on Skills and Employability, International Labour Organisation
  • Agnes Roman, Advisor, European Trade Union Confederation
  • Anja Trier Wang, Confederation of Danish Industry
  • Brikena Xhomaqi, Director, Lifelong Learning Platform

Questions and answers

11.10 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. | Coffee break

11.30 a.m. - 12.40 p.m. | Panel II – The state of play in the EU and its Member States: practices and proposals for progress in competence and skill development in the green and digital transition

Moderator: Maria del Carmen Barrera Chamorro

  • Raluca Painter, Head of Unit, Labour Market, Education, Health and Social services, DG REFORM, European Commission
  • Jasper van Loo, Coordinator of Department for VET and Skills, Cedefop
  • Gudela Grote, Professor, Department of Management, Technology and Economics, ETH Zürich
  • José Maria Peiró Silla, Professor, Faculty of Social Psychology, University of Valencia
  • Vicente Martínez-Tur, Professor of Organisational Psychology, University of Valencia

Questions and answers

12.40 p.m. - 12.50 p.m. | Remarks

  • Adrian Todoli Signes, Professor of Labour and Social Security Law, University of Valencia; Expert for the EESC rapporteur
  • Andrei Frank, Policy and Advocacy coordinator, Lifelong Learning Platform, Expert for the EESC co-rapporteur

12.50 p.m. - 12.55 p.m. | Conclusions

  • Maria del Carmen Barrera Chamorro, EESC rapporteur
  • Justyna Kalina Ochędzan, EESC Co-Rappo

12.55 p.m. - 01.00 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Rene Blijlevens, EESC Study Group President

Interpretation requested from FR/EN/NL/ES/PL into FR/EN/NL/ES/PL (tbc)