Can Europe cater for the skills needs of digitalising industries?

18 May, 11:00 – 12:30 CEST, online

DIGITALEUROPE invites you to the third event in their Digital Deep Dives series, where they’ll discuss Europe’s digital skills panorama and untapped opportunities, as well as present fieldwork ideas and concrete initiatives that aim to answer the digital skill needs.


11:00 – 11:10 | Opening keynote

  • Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

11:10 – 11:55 | Panel discussion: Can Europe cater for the skill needs of digital?

  • Mário Lelovsky, Vice President, ITAS
  • Marta Przywała, Public Policy Manager, SAP (tbc)
  • Fabrizia Benini, Head of Unit, DG CNECT, European Commission (tbc)
  • Moderated by: Vincenzo Renda, Senior Manager for Digital Transformation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE

11:55 – 12:20 | Parallel sessions: Deep dive into thematic discussions on digital skills

  1. Artificial intelligence skills
    • Valeria Muggianu, Senior Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE
    • Anthony McCauley, AI Programme Manager, ICT Skillnet
  2. Blockchain skills
    • Marina Brunner, Lead Researcher, DHBW
    • Klavs Ciprikis, Research Fellow, ESRI
  3. Software skills
    • José Usero, Senior Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE
    • Kevin McFall, Master Instructor, NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute
  4. Advanced digital skills
    • Katarzyna Udała, Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE
    • Vita Vitola-Lapina, Project & Digital Skills Specialist, LIKTA

12:20 – 12:30 | Closing remarks Helena Lovegrove, Director for Operations & Projects, DIGITALEUROPE

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