People and Skills Summit 2021: The Skills Landscape Beyond Recovery

Host: East Midlands Chamber of Commerce (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire)

Location: Online Webinar

Cost: 0.00


Wednesday, 16th June 2021 at 9:30am - 12:30pm

The centre-piece of the our People and Skills Week, the Summit will showcase key speakers from Business, Government and Education to discuss the changing needs of the labour market and the implications this has for all those involved.

The speakers will raise key issues and their experiences of overcoming skills issues and how by working together we can meet these challenges. 

People and Skills Summit Agenda  

  • Update on Plans for Jobs, Skills for the Future White Paper, The Green Jobs Taskforce - Senior Government representation (tbc) 
  • Up-to-date findings of the Education and Employers Taskforce “Nothing in Common” research framed in the context of how we envisage the education/business engagement landscape needs to change and adapt as we move beyond the current pandemic - Nick Chambers, Founder and CEO of charity Education and Employers. 
  • Employer Case Study - How RDS Global have tackled the impact of the pandemic, their plans to grow post pandemic and how this aligns to attaining and retaining the skills they need for future growth - Andy Flinn, CEO 
  •  Response from the Futher Education Sector -  Jo Maher Chief Executive and Principal, Loughborough College  
  • Panel Discussion chaired by Chris Hobson, Director of Policy and External Affairs, East Midlands Chamber: 


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