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“EuroSkills Budapest 2018 Conference”

The “EuroSkills Budapest 2018 Conference,” scheduled on 27th September 2018 will be part of the EuroSkills Budapest 2018 competition and it will be joint effort of EuroSkills Budapest 2018 organizing team, the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with the Ministry of National Economy (Hungary), Ministry of Human Capacities (Hungary) and other major institutes, organizations will contribute to the events. The conference will take place at Hungexpo, the Hungarian Budapest Fair Centre. The event location is the same, where EuroSkills Budapest 2018 competition will be organized (1101 Budapest, Albertirsai út 10.)

About the EuroSkills

EuroSkills is more than just a skills competition, it is a spectacular promotion of professions for young people, it showcases world-class excellence in skills and introduces youth to a variety of skilled careers that are high-demand and popular around Europe. It is held biennially in one of the WorldSkills Europe (the organisation that works together with the host country on the competition preparations) member countries and this time it is Hungary who won the right to organise and host this inspiring event. 

About the Conference

The one-day conference will highlight four major topics – practice-oriented education, digitalism, industry 4.0 and career development. We will have experts on Z generation for each topic segment to share their ideas, opinions from generational viewpoints.

The keynote speakers are followed by panel discussions and Q&A sessions involving the larger audience. The invited speaker will be representing all stake-holders of a given topic, this way we will get a general overview with pros and cons. The speakers include representatives of large corporation as well as SMEs, government officials, policy makers, international experts, researchers and professionals.

The aim of the conference is multifocal – bringing together all the stake holders to discuss the current tendencies, providing visions for development as well as creating synergies at a higher level.

The final list of speakers will be announced later on as well as the exact schedule. The conference timing will be from 10am until 5pm and it will take place in Hall B.

The one-day conference will be free of charge for the professionals and required registration.


  Click to the Future
9:00 Registration and welcome refreshments
10:00 WELCOME ADDRESS by Dr. László Parragh
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, President
10:05 OPENING REMARKS by Dr. Tibor Navracsics
European Commission, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
10:15 KEYNOTE SPEECH by Manuela Geleng - Enhancing employability and lifetime opportunities through VET
European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Director of Skills
10:35 KEYNOTE SPEECH by Dr.  László Palkovics - The future of vocational and adult education in Hungary in the age digitization
Ministry for Innovation and Technology, Hungary, Minister
11:00 Networking coffee break
  Development of the practice-oriented training in the frame of digitalization and Industry 4.0
11:20 GURU KEYNOTE by Ádám Horváth - Industry 4.0 in Education
Digital Pedagogical Methodology Center, Division Director
11:50 DIGI-TALK with
Dr. László Ábrahám
National Instruments Hungary, General Manager
Gáborné Pölöskei
Ministry for Innovation and Technology, Hungary, Vocational Training and Adult Education,
Deputy State Secretary
Levente Czimbalmos
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Modern Business Program Manager
Dr. Hassan Charaf
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Automation and Applied Informatics,
Head of Department and University Professor 
Bence Stadler
EuroSkills Göteborg Competitor: joinery (Silver medal), WorldSkills Abu Dhabi Competitor: joinery (Medal of Excellence)
Moderator - József Gaál
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vice President for Industry Development and Innovation
12:30 Lunch
  Career orientation
13:30 MASTERCLASS by Péter Szabó onTalent plantation
FAG Hungary Industrial Ltd. (Schaeffler Group), Managing Director
13:50 MASTERCLASS by Rabb Szabolcs on Skill competition in Baranya county
Pécs-Baranya Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Secretary
14:10 CAREER-TALK with
Maria Kiss

Hungarian State Railways, Career Orientation Executive
  Erzsébet Szabó Molnárné
Axamo Clothing Ltd., Managing Director
  Gyula Mayer
Veszprém Vocational Training Center, Séf Secondary Technical School For Catering and Tourism, Director
  Dr Éva Mező Zádoriné
National Office of Vocational Education and Training and Adult Learning, Euroguidance Hungary, International    Information Adviser 
  Gergely Horvát
  Moderator: Tamás Forró, Expert
14:55 Networking coffee break
  Z generational vision - alternative forms of learning, z generational career consciousness, labor market expectations
15:15 GURU KEYNOTE by Balázs Bezerédy-Herald on the Analogue needs of the digital generation
Y2Y Business Coaching, Business coach
15:45 Z-TALK
  Nóra Német - Nordconn International Ltd.
Regina Gersei - British Petroleum 
Ádám Kovács - Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Architectural Geometry and Informatics
Sebestyén Tér - Youtuber
Moderator: Gábor Jasper
Y2Y Business Coaching, Communication expert
16:30-16:40 Tamás Bihall
EuroSkills Budapest 2018, Managing Director
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Vocational Training Vice-President