Joint IFTDO – AHRD Conference: Employability and Skills Development

Employability and Skills Development: Building Systems at National and Enterprise Levels
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

August 30th – 31st, 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.