ADAPT, The Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labour and Industrial Relations and the University of Bergmo held their 8th International Conference in Bergamo on 1st and 2d of December. This year’s theme was “Industry 4.0: Triggering Factors and Enabling Skills” and addressed the current and future impact of digitalisation on skills, new forms of regulation, the questionning of nowadays welfare systems or future reform strategies. As partner of the conference, the World Employment Confederation was present amongst the speakers.
Published on 2nd December 2017
The W.E.C.’s President, Annemarie Muntz called for a new approach to skills and life long learning and proposed to create an inspiring vision for training, drawing on the World Employment Confederation’s Manifesto: “No Future of Work without Social Innovation”. Annemarie Muntz stressed particularly the fact that it has become urgent to enhance and support life long learning, pointing at the employment industry’s bipartite training funds for agency workers as a potential source of inspiration.