Official agenda – June 11th


09.45-10.00 Virtual registration 


Welcome session 

Antonio Capitani, Director Dpt for Economic and Social Development and Training Metropolitan City of Rome 

10.00-10.15 Message from Ms Virginia Raggi 

Mayor of the Metropolitan City of Rome

10.15-10.20 Introduction to the network 

Maria Fabiani

10.20-10.30 Background on the EAfA and support from European Commission

Norbert Schöbel, DG EMPL

10.30-11.00 Tour de table 

Short presentation and expectations from the network

Facilitated discussion


Role of the cities – Existing practices

  • Connecting apprenticeships and local development – Maciej Zaporowski, City of Lublin
  • Challenges and opportunities in managing apprenticeship cooperating with SMEs during and after the COVID outbreak – Wellington Oliveira De Amorim, Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur
  • Promoting skills excellence: the WORLDSKILLS competition –Juliette Cantau and  Mylène Martinez, Grand Lyon
11.30-11.50 Cities4Apprenticeships: Priorities and next steps
11.50-12.00 Concluding remarks, reflections on the meeting, any questions, and outline of next steps 

Maria Fabiani

Norbert Schöbel, DG EMPL