Maritime Forum


Event date:
10/04/2019 (All day)
Table of Contents
    10 April 2019 – 09:00 – 17:00 Venue : PLB3 Room 2.17, Rue Philippe Le Bon 1-3, 1000 Brussels

    summary of meeting



    09:00 – 09:30

    Welcome coffee

    09:30 – 09:40

    • / Introduction / Adoption of the agenda

    Andreea Strachinescu, EC-DG MARE, Head of Unit A1

    9:40 – 11:00






    Blue Career projects 2016: Transfer of project results and best practices across Europe

    - ASSESS, Martina Rossi, project coordinator

    - BBMBC, Damien Perisse, project member

    - BLUE SMART, Tomislav Šarić, project coordinator

    - CETBC, Lucie B. Saxton, project coordinator

    - ENTREFISH, Debora Giannini, project coordinator

    - MENTOR, Zacharias Siokouros, project member

    - PROCREW, Stephen Sammut, project member


    • Presentation of project results (5min x 7= 35min)
    • Table discussion on transferability & replicability across Europe

    11:00 – 11:30

    Coffee break

    11:30 – 13:00




    Blueprint for skills cooperation on maritime technology: the Baseline Document to develop the skills strategy

    Lucía Fraga Lago, Blueprint project coordinator


    • Presentation of progress so far and of the baseline document (max. 15 min)
    • 4 break-out table discussions for validation of the Baseline Document and wrap-up

    13:00 – 14:00



    14:00 – 15:00




    Future of work: how do the global trends impact employability in the blue economy?

    Istvan Vanyolos, EC-DG EMPL, B1


    • Debriefing of the “High-Level Conference: the Future of Work” (10 min)
    • Table discussions on the Future of Work to feedback conclusions into EMPL work

    15:00 – 15:30

    Coffee break

    15:30 – 16:15




    The development of ESCO

    Francesco Losappio, EC-DG EMPL, E2


    • Brief presentation of recent progress
    • Table discussions on how to improve the content of the classification relevant to blue economy occupations

    16:15 – 17:00




    Maritime Alliance’s work and exploration of synergies

    Melissa Fischel, Education and Workforce Development, The Maritime Alliance, St Diego, United States


    • Brief presentation
    • Exchange of views



    End of the meeting

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