CECIMO’s agenda for EU Industry Days 2019

25 January 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