Future of agro-industry to be discussed at WorldSkills Conference 2019 Conference 29.07.2019, 11:50 According to futurologists, the next two decades will see an agricultural revolution: it will be comparable to the processes that had evolved during the first half of the 20th century resulting in a vast penetration of motorized farming machinery. Technology evolution will give birth to new professions: some of them will require a set of standard and new skills and others will be a complete innovation for the agro-industry.
Jaime Saavedra: “Every state’s investment in development of the younger generation made today is a contribution to the future global human capital” Conference 19.07.2019, 16:58 Jaime Saavedra, who leads the Education Global Practice at the World Bank Group, will become one of the honoured guests at the panel “A world at risk: developing the skill sets to endure, adapt, and thrive” to open the WorldSkills Conference 2019.
Training workforce for addressing environmental and ecosystem issues Conference 18.07.2019, 11:40 On 23 August, Day 1 of the WorldSkills Conference 2019 will host the session “Our planet in 2050: young people’s aspirations for an aware and responsible society”, where young Russian and international researchers will share their vision of solutions to global environmental issues.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova: “Personnel training is one of the key tasks for shaping the economy of the future” Conference 17.07.2019, 14:13 Only about one month left before the start of the WorldSkills Conference 2019 on 23-24 August. This will be a unique platform for discussing economic, social, and technology trends, as well as developing solutions for the future of vocational training and transforming labour markets.
Maxim Voloshin: “A man should change to fit the modern era” Conference 16.07.2019, 12:43 Digitalization is one of the tendencies defining the last decade. Today, digital technologies are changing the concepts of literally all spheres of life: business, state management, science, education, and entertainment. Digital transformation is the major economic trend of the modern day. This term has long meant transformation and storage of traditional forms of data in digital format, and also transfer of media from the analogue into digital presentation. However, step by step the technologies are intensively being implemented into all the spheres of business and classic industries that have stayed unchanged for decades.