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Year of Skills: Unlocking the potential of digital for people and companies

External Events
24 May. 2023

About the event

Our partner DIGITALEUROPE invites you to join a Digital Deep Dives event on 24 May. The experts will discuss the fieldwork and initiatives to bring digital skills to people and companies in key sectors and meaningfully fuel the discussion around the 2023 European Year of Skills.

The session will look at the upcoming European Data Space for Skills, discuss use cases, and capture the views of the policymakers and industry players on cybersecurity upskilling and reskilling — and the new Cybersecurity Skills Academy.


10:30-10:40 I Opening remarks

  • Marie Montaldo, Project Communications Manager, DIGITALEUROPE

10:40-11:00 I Fireside chat: Deep Dive into the future European Data Space for Skills and its role in the promotion and development of skills in key sectors

  • José Martinez-Usero, Senior Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Matthias de Biévre, Co-Founder and CEO, Visions

11:00-11:55 I Expert panel: Foresight and Skills – How can we accelerate cybersecurity upskilling and reskilling?

  • Moderated by Vincenzo Renda, Associate Director for Digital Transformation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Ikram Khatir, Digital Ecosysyems and Partnerships Head, Nokia
  • Virgilijus Dirma, Head of European Union and International Relations, Infobalt
  • Miguel Gonzalez-Sancho, Head of Unit, Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building, European Commission

11:55-12:00 I Live Polls and Closing Remarks

  • Marie Montaldo, Project Communications Manager, DIGITALEUROPE

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