DAY 1 – 25.04.2022 – Managing Board

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

DAY 2 – 26.04.2022 – 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 – 27.04.2022 1st day – of Conference

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)

Mr Sangheon Lee, ILO

11.15 – 12.30

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

How can PES best work with social partners and other labour market stakeholders to deliver optimum outcomes in the new normal?

Moderated by Mr Anton Eckersley

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.45

Parallel sessions:

A1  –  PES crisis preparedness, management and recovery 

Moderated by Ms Sanela Zeljkovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Speakers: Ms Caroline Mancel (Actiris, Belgium), Ms Férihane Korbi Boussofara (Tunisia), Mr Juvenal Arcanjo Dengo  (Mozambique), Mr Julian Hiebl (Austria)

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

Moderated by Mr Niels Lieman (The Netherlands) 

Speakers: Ms Katrin Liivamets (Estonia), Ms Havva Samadova (Azerbaijan), Ms Amedee Audooren and Ms Karolien Scheerlinck (VDAB, Belgium), Mr Richard Ruot (France), TBA (Korea)

C1  –  PES reputation, plausibility and trust in society

Moderated by Mr Urbain Stanislas Amegbegji (Benin)

Speakers: Ms Noelly Oyabiki Iwandza (Congo Brazza), Ms Kerstin Holland (Estonia), Ms Anne-Céline Adnet (Le Forem, Belgium), TBA (Japan)

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)

  • Joint project Japan / Cambodia – Ms Fumie Higashira
  • SamPES – Ms Hilde d’Aubioul (WAPES)
  • European PES network – Ms Hilde Olsen

17.30 – 18.00

Conclusions and group picture

18.00

End of day

19.15

Gathering in hotels

19.45

Gala-dinner in Tallinn Song Festival Grounds Glass hall (Tallinna Lauluväljak)

DAY 4 – 28.04.2022 – 2nd day of Conference

09.00 – 09.15

Opening of the 2nd day

09.15 – 09.45

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

10.00 – 11.45

Parallel sessions:

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

Moderated by Mr Michael van der Cammen (Germany)

Speakers:  Ms Sandra Offesson (Sweden), Ms Hind Boubia (Morocco), Mr Gerardo Gutiérrez Ardoy (Spain), Mr Michel van Smoorenburg (the Netherlands)

B2  –  Service delivery design and impact evaluation 

Moderated by Mr Anouar Alaoui Ismaili (Morocco)

Speakers: Ms Moya Drayton (Australia), Ms Janice Schmidt-Altmeyer (Germany), Ms Reelika Leetmaa (Estonia), Mr Jean-Louis Kouadio (Ivory Coast)

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

Moderated by Mr Thierry Fiquet (Socieux+) 

Speakers: Ms Živa Štiglic (Slovenia), Mr Alain Mauny (France), Ms Pille Liimal (Estonia), Ms Rael Rotich (Kenya)

11.45 – 12.15

Coffee & tea break

12.15 – 13.15

Conclusions of workshops

13.15-13.45

Closing remarks

13.45 – 14.45

Lunch

14.45

Gathering at the venue and buses to study visits:

  • Eesti Töötukassa client office 
  • Career Center

DAY 5 – 29.04.2022 – Cultural visits

09.45

 Gathering at the hotels

10.00

Cultural program in Tallinn Old Town