WorldSkills Conference 2019Skills for Change:Building Blocks for Impact
23-24 August 2019 in Kazan, Russia
Our programme, which is developed under the strategic leadership of the WorldSkills Conference Coalition, will discuss first the challenges, and megatrends, that we face in our societies throughout the world. These range from the negative like economic shocks and climate change, to the positive like technological transformation. The subsequent sessions will examine the solutions and advantages that skills offer to these megatrends, in the context of the fourth Industrial Revolution and climate change, and how skills will be integral to a better future for us all.
23 August 2019
Powerful forces are shaping our world. Will we rise to the challenges of climate change, new technologies, and globalisation by harnessing skills to unlock our full potential?
24 August 2019
Throughout history, skilled individuals have always played a powerful role in the service of humanity. With an uncertain future will highly trained and educated young people continue to prove that skills change lives?
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Skills for evolving economies
Discuss young people’s ability to stay agile in the face of uncertainty and using their skills to create a more productive, competitive and inclusive economy.
Roadmaps to thriving societies
Explore how skills can build a world where happy, tolerant and equal global citizens coexist and collaborate through skills-based solutions.
Towards self-sustaining ecosystems
Explore ways to train the next generation for “green collar jobs” that will, in turn, translate to a greener and more circular economy.
WorldSkills Conference 2019
Until 31 July 2019
Tickets include access to all sessions, lunch and coffee breaks on both conference days, delegate bag, and access to the WorldSkills Competition.
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