08.30-09.00: Registration

09.00-09.15: The actuality and crucial points of the Digital Labour Programme

  • Péter Cseresnyés, State Secretary for labour market and training

09.15-09.30: The EU’s initiatives for the development of digital skills and the digital labour market -  Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

  • Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, member of the European Commission

09.30-09.45: Improving the digital skills of the labour is essential for digital labour

  • Tamás Deutsch, Prime Minister’s Commissioner, Digital Success Programme

09.45-10.45: Global competition for the digital labour. - Chairpersons’ round table

How does improving workers’ digital skills boost the competitiveness of businesses and the national economy?

What measures can Hungarian SMEs and multinational corporations expect from the government?

How can the shortage of 22,000 IT specialists be alleviated?

  • Dr. Farkas Bársony president, AmCham
  • Tamás Laufer president, ICT Association of Hungary (IVSZ)
  • Martin, Dale A. chairman, German-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DUIHK)
  • László Parragh chairman, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MKIK)

 10.45-11.00: Coffee and Networking

11.00-12.30: Sections

Digitalisation in trade

How is digital transformation affecting retail trade?

  • Deloitte, section moderator: Ákos Demeter, Partner


Digital transformation of training systems

How can we meet the needs of the government and of the business sector?

  • EY, section moderator: Mihály Zala, Executive Director


Digital transformation in manufacturing and industrial production

How will digital trends affect the workplaces of the future; what knowledge and skills will be needed in the future, and what do young people expect from their future employers?

  • PWC, section moderator: Antal Kerekes, Partner and Róbert Bencze, Executive Director


The US Digital Economy – Reality in Hungary

How can we best make use of the experiences gained in America in terms of developing the digital economy?

  • KPMG, section moderator: Steven Hill, Global Head of Innovation & Investments
  • Winkler Zsolt, Director, Telekom/Media/Technology sector, KPMG

  • Emri Zsuzsanna, HR Director, KPMG

12.45-13.05: Summary of the Sections

  • Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC Hungary

13.05-13.10: Closing Remarks

  • Gábor Major, ICT Association of Hungary (IVSZ)

13.10-14.30: Luncheon