Executive Roundtable on Skills - European Business Summit (EBS)

Executive Roundtable on Skills - European Business Summit (EBS)

Date: 
24 May 2018
Host organisation: 
Project Management Institute
Country: 
EU
City & meeting location: 
Brussels
Short summary: 

The EU STEM Coalition was requested to participate in the Executive Roundtable on "Europe's Opportunity to Lead the Digital Race: Envisioning the Workforce of the Future". The event took place in the margins of the 2018 edition of the European Business Summit.

Objective of the meeting: 

This Roundtable aimed to:

 

  • Explore ways to manage the “smart future” that lies ahead of us, in which processes are automatised and human intervention is complemented or even replaced;
  • Address possibilities to close the skills gap, which is expected to grow even further; and to reflect on Europe’s capability to become a leader in the digital race.
Description: 

The EU STEM Coalition was requested to participate in the Executive Roundtable on "Europe's Opportunity to Lead the Digital Race: Envisioning the Workforce of the Future". The event, hosted by the Project Management Institute, took place in the margins of the 2018 edition of the European Business Summit. The event was organised as a closed event with a maximum of 35 participants (invitation only) from government, industry and relevant stakeholders under 'Chatam House rules' (no comments were attributed to individual participants / organisations). 

 

The event focused on two key topics (see above) with particular attention for the impact technological advances and the new Multiannual Financial Framework. A report was publised after the meeting summarising the key findings of the debate (see meeting documents). 

Next steps: 

A full report of the findings was published after the meeting (see meeting documents)

QUICK: publications

Communication on Achieving the European Education Area by 2025
Source / author:
European Commission
Publication date:
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Publication type:
Policy and strategy
Country:
EU

The Communication on the European Education Area outlines how cooperation can further enrich the quality, inclusiveness and digital and green dimension of Member State education systems. It shows how together, Member States can shape a European Education Area based on freedom for learners and teachers to learn and work across the continent and for institutions to freely associate with one another in Europe and beyond.

 

The EU STEM Coalition was included in the objectives of the Communication. For more information and the full text, please see the link above.