(Agenda subject to change)
1.30pm Arrival & registration
2.00pm Welcome & introduction from the sponsor, Nigel Snook, CEO, Education Development International (A Pearson company).
2.10pm Work Global, Act Sectoral – overview presentation by Tom Bewick, Chairman, INSSO
2.30pm Part 1: industry skills perspectives, ‘working with employers’
Q & A (20 mins) - Facilitator: Andrew Cardozo, INSSO board member and Executive Director, Alliance of Sector Councils, Canada
3.30pm TEA BREAK
3.45pm Part 2: national skills perspectives, ‘working with sectors’
Panel debate (45 mins) – Facilitator: Katie Epstein, INSSO associate director
4.30pm Part 3: global perspectives, ‘working internationally’
Panel debate (45 mins) Facilitator: Erica Cumming, CEO, HITO, New Zealand,
5.15pm Concluding remarks by Simon Dancey, Nations and International Director, Creative & Cultural Skills (SSC) and INSSO board member.
6pm – 9pm (including drinks reception)
Rod Bristow, UK President, Pearson plc
Dilip Chenoy, Chief Executive, National Skills Development Corporation of India
Christine Evans-Klock, Director of employment and skills, International Labour Organisation, Geneva
Professor Hugh Lauder, University of Bath, co-author of the Global Auction
Megan Lilly, Chair of Manufacturing Skills Australia
Tom Bewick, Chairman, International Network of Sector Skills Organisations
DRINKS RECEPTION - Co-Sponsored by the Industry Skills Council Forum, Australia and the Alliance of Sector Skills Councils, UK
Join an international circle of senior leaders of sector skills organisations, as well as VIP delegates and distinguished guests.
Short speeches by Rod Bristow, UK President, Pearson Plc, John Vines OAM, Chair of Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA), and John Rogers, Chair of Alliance of Sector Skills Councils, UK
Special guest, David Hoey, CEO of WorldSkills International will also say a few words about the 41st WorldSkills Competition that formally commences between 5th and 9th October 2011.
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Globalisation is placing new demands on education and training systems worldwide. The industry-based approach is uniquely bridging that gap, helping employers and educators, ultimately access people who are better skilled and more productive. INSSO exists as an international standards setting body and workforce development consultancy.