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Skills for evolving economies

The fast-paced evolution of economies and industries requires skill flexibility and innovation. This track explores the global trends that shape the new reality in labour markets and paints the future portrait of human capital. The discussions will centre on young people’s ability to stay agile in the face of uncertainty and on using their skills to create a more productive, competitive and inclusive economy.

Day 1: Friday, 23 August

12PM

12PM

4PM

Day 2: Saturday, 24 August

11AM

11AM

Roadmaps to thriving societies

Social stratification, migration, multiculturalism and changing demographics are transforming today’s societies. Skills are essential in adapting to this increasingly complex reality. Not only do skills provide equal access to opportunities to those who are marginalized, but they also enable people to fulfill their potential and nurture their talents, passions and impact. This track explores how skills can build a world where happy, tolerant and equal global citizens coexist and collaborate through skills-based solutions.

Day 1: Friday, 23 August

4PM

Day 2: Saturday, 24 August

2:30PM

2:30PM

Towards self-sustaining ecosystems

As environmental concerns continue to shake our societies, the promotion of green skills should be at the heart of the skills agenda. Young skilled people will have a pivotal role to play in the design and use of technologies and solutions for a positive environmental footprint. This track explores ways to train the next generation for “green collar jobs” that will in turn, translate to a greener and more circular economy.

Day 1: Friday, 23 August

12PM

4PM

Day 2: Saturday, 24 August

11AM

2:30PM