EVENT: “DIGITAL SKILLS FOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES: TRAINING AND ATTRACTING ICT TALENTS” – NOVEMBER 8TH 2018 LOGROÑO- LA RIOJA SPAIN.

The Spanish associations and members of DIGITAL SME Alliance , CONETIC (Confederación Española de Empresas de Tecnologías de la Información, Comunicaciones y Electrónica) and AERTIC (Agrupación Empresarial Innovadora del sector TIC), organise the conference ‘Digital skills for European companies: training and attracting ICT talents’. The event will take place on  November 8th 2018 in Logroño- La Rioja in Spain. 

The event will gather representatives from the SMEs and large companies, business associations, academia and the public sector (regional, national and European decision makers) and aims at presenting a number of successful initiatives that are contributing to attracting, educating and upskilling ICT professionals.

At the event Local and international speakers will present their cases, demonstrating means to motivate a choice of the technical careers among the European youth, and the means to retain our digital talents in the European companies.

Opportunities of collaboration and involvement of all stakeholders will be discussed and further elaborated through networking lunch.

The agenda

09:15 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 -09:45 Session opening 

09:45 – 10:30 Panel I – Digital skills in public policies / Digital skills: state of the art in Europe

Speakers:

  • Fabrizia Benini, European Commission, Head of Unit in charge for Digital Economy and Skills)
  • Spanish Digital Advancement Secretary of State
  • President of the Government of La Rioja

10:30-11:30 Panel II – Digital skills in Spain: attracting and training the workforce

Speakers:

  • Jose Luis Pancorbo , AERTIC , President
  • Representative from RED.ES
  • Gloria Diaz , CONETIC, Manager
  • Antonio Vargas, Google Spain and Portugal, Public Policy Manager

 11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 13:00 Panel III – Digital skills in Europe: opportunities for the European companies

Speakers:

  • Fabrizia Benini, European Commission, Head of Unit in charge for Digital Economy and Skills)
  • Sebastiano Toffaletti, European DIGITAL SME Alliance, Secretary General
  • Brendan Rowan, BlueSpecs, Project Manager

13:00 – 14:00 NETWORKING LUNCH

 

Venue:  SALON DE ACTOS DE LA FEDERACIÓN DE EMPRESAS DE LA RIOJA, CALLE HERMANOS MORY 8, 3º pl. Logroño-La Rioja

For more  information or to register please call or email at T. +34 941 271 271 or admin@aertic.es