Skillnet Ireland Launch Inaugural National Summit - The Future Works

Skillnet Ireland Launch Inaugural National Summit – The Future Works

Sep 11th, 2019

The workplace and workforce of tomorrow are changing.
Are you ready?


Skillnet Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of its inaugural national summit, The Future Works, which is taking place on Thursday 26 September. Over 300 representatives from Skillnet Learning Networks, industry partner bodies, members of Irish enterprise from a wide range of industry sectors and other stakeholders will be in attendance to discuss key workforce trends and gain new insights.

Advances in technology, changing demographics, and a multitude of competitive and geopolitical forces are constantly changing the landscape of work on a national and global level. The Future Works Summit, will bring together renowned international keynote speakers and insightful industry panel discussions, focusing on the key factors shaping Ireland’s workforce and the future world of work.

The two core topics running throughout the summit are future-proofing your workforce and tackling workforce development in a disruptive age. Addressing these topics is essential to ensuring Ireland’s competitive business advantage. Our two keynote speakers are innovation thought leader, Charles Leadbeater, and technology evangelist, Clare Dillon, who will share their experiences of helping organisations capitalise on emerging trends.

The summit also includes a 6-person panel, comprised of industry representatives and workforce experts, who will discuss the rapidly-advancing challenges ahead for businesses and explore how to best prepare the Irish workforce for the future world of work.

Paul Healy, Skillnet Ireland Chief Executive commented, “Skillnet Ireland is at the forefront of workforce development, innovation and planning. Our inaugural National Summit, The Future Works, furthers this mission and will help to ensure that Irish businesses are equipped with the necessary tools and insights to manage disruptive workforce trends. We are delighted to present a stellar line-up of thought leaders and industry experts, to tackle this agenda head on.”

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