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CECE Working Breakfast - Come and discuss the skills in construction equipment!


22 Nov 2017 08:00


MEPs Restaurant of the European Parliament
European Parliament, Brussels
1047  Brussels


Science & Policymaking

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Event Description

BRUSSELS – CECE Working Breakfast in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Brando Benifei is going to take place on 22nd November from 8h00 to 9h30 in the MEPs Reastaurant of the European Parliament. The event is organised in the framework of European Commission's 'European Vocational Skills Week 2017'!

Join the discussion with representatives from both European Parliament and Commission, CECE and FIEC Presidents on the operation, maintanance and STEM skills in the construction equipment sector!
8h00   Opening statement
            Brando Benifei MEP, Member of the Employment Committee
8h05   Introduction of CECE: Sectoral Needs & Challenges regarding Skills
            Riccardo Viaggi, CECE Secretary General
8h10   Industry needs to ‘Think Big’: Presentation of the Project
            Bernd Holz, CECE President
8h20   Skills Change on Construction Sites
            Jean-Louis Marchand, FIEC President
8h30   e-Skills & Education for Digital Jobs
            Lucilla Sioli, DG CONNECT, Head of Unit (tbc)
8h40   Primary Engineer: STEM Education
            Susan Scurlock, Chief Executive & Founder of Primary Engineer
8h50   Debate with the audience
9h25   Concluding Remarks
            Brando Benifei MEP, Member of the Employment Committee
The aim of the event is to debate about training and upskilling for the manufacturing and construction sector and find ways to progress through cooperation and coordination of all interested parties. The debate is open to everyone and will feature input speeches from machinery manufacturers, construction contractors, national and European stakeholders from the VET and STEM sectors.
To register yourself, please fill in the form below and send it back to by Monday 13th November.