ALLIANCE and SKILLFUL Projects announce special session at ETC 2018

ETC 2018: Education and Training – New challenges towards the Future Transport

ETC 2018: Education and Training – New challenges towards the Future Transport

This special session in the frame of the ETC, aims to disseminate information regarding progress and findings of the projects; ALLIANCE & SKILLFUL, with a strong emphasis on development of linkage between education, research and industry.

The initial part of the agenda will cover:

  • ALLIANCE Project: Partnerships for innovation, skills and jobs and how to engage the profitable international cooperation (Prof. Irina Yatskiv (Jackiva), TTI)

  • New educational program on intermodal connections (Dr. Giannis Adamos, UTH)

  • Assessing knowledge of stakeholders on sustainable interchanges’ design and operation (Dr. Mihails Savrasovs, TTI)

  • SKILLFUL Project: Skills and competences development of future transportation professionals at all levels (Dr. Adewole Adesiyun, FEHRL)

  • Future trends in transport systems and their job impact assessment (Dr. Evangelos Bekiaris, CERTH/HIT)

  • Novel curricula and training courses for future transportation professionals (TBD)

This will be followed by Round Table with discussions between researchers and stakeholders invited by projects focussing on:

  • How to facilitate stakeholder collaboration and the development of strong linkage among education, research and industry?

  • How we can focus education, research and innovation activity on social and economic development?

  • Balanced combination to the triplex of research/education, industry and policy makers, acknowledging the key role of society. How to increase related R&I impact and exploitation?

  • How to identify the skills and competences needed by the Transport workforce of the future.

There is still time, so book now!

Book your ETC place here or email for more information.

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