Joint IFTDO – AHRD Conference – Africa 2017

Employability and Skills Development – Building Systems at National and Enterprise Levels

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

June 14th – 15th, 2017

The Conference will feature expert presenters representing diverse settings, including:

Regional and global scholars presenting their latest research
Policy makers from African, European, and Asian nations reporting on lessons learned from their respective countries
Skilled practitioners and consultants sharing best practices from regional and global organizations
Business leaders in the region sharing their experiences​
The Conference will be designed to encourage formal and informal knowledge sharing among participants, and will include the following learning opportunities:

Pre-Conference Workshops

Relevant Research Sessions

Informed Practice Sessions

Policy Sessions

Invited papers from university faculty and students, government officials, business leaders and company staff members, consultants, and members of international organizations will be presented. Presentation will focus on topics relevant to the region and ranging from workplace learning, national and organizational issues, workforce development policy, technology transfer, productivity and performance improvement, leadership and change, technical and vocational education and training, and related issues and challenges.

The Conference presentations will be separated into four tracks:

  • HRD and Workforce Development Policy
  • Workplace Learning, Performance, and Strategy
  • Knowledge and Technology Transfer
  • Learning and Performance in Africa