Congress agenda has been updated with an extra day for cultural visits in Tallinn.

DAY 1 – 29.11.2021 – Managing Board

WAPES preparatory Managing Board (for MB members only). Agenda to be sent to MB members

DAY 2 – 30.11.2021 – General Assembly

08.00 – 09.00

Registration, control of proxies and handing over of election materials

09.00 – 09.15

Introduction words

09.15 – 10.15

Past working period

10.15 – 10.40

Approval of the new WAPES Statutes; 

New membership fee calculation 2022 – 2024

10.40 – 11.00

Coffee & tea break

11.00 – 13.00

Elections

13.00 – 13.30

A welcome word to the new Board members by the former President; Introduction word of the new President;

Photo of the new elected Managing Board

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

Second Managing Board (during lunch time, new MB members will meet)

14.30 – 16.30

Midterm evaluation of WAPES LTS 2015-2025

16.30 – 17.30

Meeting of new Vice-Presidents with members from their regions

17.30 – 18.00

Miscellaneous and Closing remarks

18.00 – 21.00

Cocktail reception at Kultuurikatel

DAY 3 – 01.12.2021 1st day of Congress

08.00 – 09.00

Registration

09.00 – 09.15

Welcoming notes by Master of Ceremony

09.15 – 10.15

Opening speeches

10.15 – 10.45

Coffee & tea break

10.45 – 11.15

Keynote speech:
PES challenges and innovative actions in rapidly evolving labour market (and how the future of social protection is affected by it)

11.15 – 12.30

Panel discussion:
PES governance structures and the role of social partners for PES

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.45

Parallel sessions:

A1  –  PES crisis preparedness, management and recovery 

B1  –  PES experiences with technological innovation and the use of AI in the service delivery 

C1  –  PES reputation, plausibility and trust in society

15.45 – 16.15

Coffee & tea break

16.15 – 17.30

Panel discussion:
Self – assessment, co – learning and cooperation: progress together (Benchlearning state of play)

17.30

End of day

19.30

Gala dinner at Lennusadam

DAY 4 – 02.12.2021 – 2nd day of Congress

09.00 – 09.30

Keynote speech:
Experimental research and evidence – based service design to address labour market needs (and alleviate unemployment)

09.30 – 11.15

Parallel sessions:

A2 – Labour market analysis for early identification of skills shortages and skills needs

B2  –  Service delivery design and impact evaluation 

C2  –  Reaching out to vulnerable social groups in the labour market

11.15 – 11.45

Coffee & tea break

11.45 – 12.45

Conclusions of workshops

12.45 – 13.15

Closing remarks

13.15 – 14.45

Lunch

14.45

Study visits to Eesti Töötukassa office and Career Center

DAY 5 – 03.12.2021 – Cultural visits

10.00

Guided tour in Tallinn Old Town and other attractions (the exact programme to be announced)

NB! The organizing team will contact the people who have already registered themselves and chosen cultural or study visits on the 2nd day of Conference. It is possible to change the registration.