Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

High-level conference: Skills and transformation of the EU’s automotive sector

High-level conference: Skills and transformation of the EU’s automotive sector
Published on: 16/03/2020
The conference considers challenges around meeting skill needs in the automotive sector and points out how to address them.
Event date: 23/09/2020
Location: Autoworld, Parc du Cinquantenaire 11, Brussels, Belgium
Organiser: European Commission

The conference will be an opportunity to discuss the ongoing challenges for skills in the sector and reflect upon the solutions. The event will bring together policymakers at national and supranational levels, experts from the field, training providers and automotive industry value-chain, such as original equipment manufacturers, large enterprises and small businesses.

It takes place in the context of the Blueprint for sectoral cooperation on skills in the automotive sector and its running initiatives

  • COSME - Towards a common vision on addressing SMEs skills needs in the automotive sector
  • ERASMUS+ Skills Alliance 'The Development and Research on Innovative Vocational Educational Skills (DRIVES)' project

The conference was originally planned for 27 May 2020 but has been postponed to 23 September.

A webinar will be held on 27 May. We will present the EU funded projects on skills in automotive and reflect on the relevance of their deliverables in times of COVID-19.

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