Foundation seminar series 2007 - Session 1: Youth and work - Programme and presentations

Mer, 06/06/2007
Ven, 08/06/2007

1st Session 2007: 6 - 8 June 2007, Dublin, Ireland

Raymond-Pierre Bodin Conference Centre,
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown, Dublin 18

Programme

Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

Day 1: Wednesday 6 June 2007

12.00 Transport from the hotel to the Foundation

12.30 Registration of participants and speakers (tea/coffee and sandwiches served)

13.15 Welcome address by Eberhardt Köhler, Advisor to the Directorate, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions [presentation, pdf, 647kb]

13.30 Presentation of the programme by the project team

Macro-economic challenges and European trends
Chair: Stavroula DEMETRIADES, Coordinator, Industrial Relations Unit, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

14.00 The European situation on Youth and Work in a global perspective
Lawrence Jeff JOHNSON, Expert, ILO [abstract, pdf, 15kb] [presentation, pdf, 1340kb]

DISCUSSION

14.50 European trends in Youth and Work
Christoph MAIER, Expert, European Commission, DG Employment –D1 [abstract, pdf, 16kb] [presentation, pdf, 16kb]

DISCUSSION

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15.30 Coffee break

15.50 European policy on Youth, Youth Pact and future evolutions
Christiane WESTPHAL, Expert, European Commission, DG Employment –D2 [abstract, pdf, 19kb] [presentation, pdf, 37kb]

DISCUSSION

16.30 Three parallel workshops (three working groups composed of five countries)

  • Introduction of participants
  • Discussion identifying key issues for Europe/Youth/Work

18.30 End of day 1

18.45 Dinner

21.00 Transport to the hotel

Day 2: Thursday 7 June 2007

09.00 Transport from the Hotel to Foundation

Main challenges to be tackled, Part I
Chair: Donald STORRIE, Research Manager, EMCC,
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

09.30 Transition from school to work: generation 98/2002
Nathalie MONCEL/Thomas COUPPIE, Experts, CEREQ, France [abstract, pdf, 18kb] [presentation, pdf, 381kb]

DISCUSSION

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Matching skills to the labour market needs
Ivàn SEMPERE, AJE, Spanish Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs [abstract, pdf, 12kb] [presentation, pdf, 224kb]

DISCUSSION

11.50 Higher education and vocational education and training
Eric Fries GUGGENHEIM, Experts, CEDEFOP [abstract, pdf, 26kb] [presentation, pdf, 402kb]

DISCUSSION

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12.45 Lunch

Main challenges to be tackled, Part II
Chair: Agnès PARENT-THIRION, Coordinator, Working Conditions Unit, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions [presentation, pdf, 209kb]

14.00 Introduction by Agnès PARENT-THIRION

14.20 Youth and work: health concerns
Laurent VOGEL, Expert, ETUI-REHS [abstract, pdf, 26kb] [presentation, pdf, 240kb]

DISCUSSION

15.10 Young women and work in Poland
Stéphane PORTET, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris / Centre Michel Foucault, Warsaw University [abstract, pdf, 15kb] [presentation, pdf, 531kb]

DISCUSSION

16.00 Coffee break

16.30 Three thematic workshops:

  • Theme 1: Gender issues
  • Theme 2: Health issues
  • Theme 3: Transition from school to work

18.00 End of the day and transport to the Hotel

Day 3: Friday, 8 June 2007

08.30 Transport from the Hotel to Foundation

Main challenges to be tackled, Part III
Chair: David FODEN, Research Manager, Industrial relations unit, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

09.00 Introduction by Gerlinde ZINIEL, Research Manager, Living conditions unit, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions [abstract, pdf, 23kb] [presentation, pdf, 87kb]

09.30 Poverty and precariousness: Specific situation of young people
Tracy SHILDRICK/Robert MACDONALD, School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside , UK [abstract, pdf, 15kb] [presentation, pdf, 481kb]

DISCUSSION

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Parallel workshops and visit of the Foundation Information Centre

  • Collection of national information and organisation of assignment (Working groups per national teams)
  • Series of presentations on the Foundation documentary resources by Jan VANDAMME, Information officer (Three groups – 12/15 persons) [bibliography, pdf, 89kb]

12.00 Final exchanges and conclusions

  • Introduction to the 'assignment' by the project team
  • Preview of the 2nd session to take place on 15-17 October

13.00 Lunch

14.00 End of the 1st session

14.15 Transport to Dublin airport to reach flights departing after 16.45 hrs

Venue Details
Address: 
Conference centre, Eurofound
City: 
Dublin
Country: 
Ireland
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