VETAS Network Conference programme

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Monday, 09 May 2011

Time

Topic and speaker

8.30

Registration

9.30

Welcoming speeches

  • Dr. Peter Littig, DEKRA Akademie GmbH (DE)

10.00

VETAS - the project and its vision

  • Mr. Gerald Thiel, DEKRA Akademie GmbH (DE) (VETAS project coordinator) (slides)
  • Mrs. Volpato, T.K., FLM (ES) (VETAS project consortium) (slides)

11.00

Coffee break

11.30

Key Notes on 

"VET cooperation and networking of stakeholders in practice"

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Session I: Keeping up with technological innovation and managing the aging workforce

With contributions from:

Chaired by: Mrs. Silke Haubenreisser, LUX Personal & Kommunikation (DE)

15.30

Coffee break

16.00

Session II: Comparability of qualifications in Europe

 

With contributions from:

 

Chaired by: Dr. Sigrid Nindl, 3s research laboratory (AT)

17.30

Presentation of the VETAS Innovation Award


Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Time

Topic and speakers

9.00

Greeting from the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

Mr. Pavol Krempasky, EACEA (slides)

9.15

VETAS project and network exhibition

  • autoadapt, CZ (slides)
  • DEKRA and IG Metall transport and logistics projects
  • 3s research laboratory VET projects
  • the Automotive Project Cluster

10.00

Key note on:

"Globalization: The impact on vocational education and training in the automotive sector", Prof. Hugh Lauder, University of Bath (UK) (slides)

10.45

Coffee break

11.15

Panel discussion on 

"Challenges and opportunities of VET in the automotive industry"

  • Mr. Peter Kuen, Mobility Cluster of the Vienna Business Agency (AT)
  • Dr. Peter Littig, DEKRA Akademie GmbH (DE)
  • Mrs. Annette Parker, AMTEC (US)
  • Mr. Tebin Prokhor, Expert club of Industry and Energy (RU)

chaired by: Prof. Claudio Demartini, Politecnico di Torino (IT)

12.15

VETAS - future prospects and next steps to go

Mr. Gerald Thiel, DEKRA Akademie GmbH (DE) (VETAS project coordinator)

12.45

Good bye and farewell till VETAS II

Mr. Dietmar Metzger, DEKRA Akademie GmbH (DE)

13.00

End of conference