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25.01.2019 09:56

CECIMO's agenda for EU Industry Days 2019

CECIMO’s session at EU Industry Days, “Manufacturing and 4.0 Skills” (6 February), will focus on the top priority for EU Industrial policy – skills for industry and the digital economy.


By presenting the know-how of the manufacturing, digital and employment sectors, the workshop will provide an opportunity to share best practices and industry-led initiatives to support the development of transversal, technical and soft skills in society.


Together with representatives from the European Commission, industry, SMEs and other stakeholders,  we will address how to prepare talent for the digital transformation.




Moderator: Daniel Michaels, Brussels Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal


Welcome speech – Dr. Roland Feichtl, President of CECIMO


Keynote speech – Manuela Geleng, Director-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion


Introduction of the topic – Dr. Kristina Dervojeda, PwC


Panel discussion followed by Q&A:

Dr. Barbara Colombo – Vice-President, UCIMU, Sistemi Per Produrre and FICEP Group

Andrew Hodgson – Strategic Sales Lead Digitalisation, Siemens

• Jean-Hugues Rodriguez – Competence & Workforce Planning Manager, Airbus

Jens Redmer – Principal, New Products, Google

Concluding remarks by moderator Daniel Michaels, WSJ