Building Bridges: The impact of policy advisors on integrating VET education and industry for innovation

Chair: Rogier Elshout

Discover the vital role of policy in enhancing Vocational Education to meet the talent demands of the European water sector. Join us for an interactive session featuring discussions with  Frisian policymakers and insights into regional policies that have shaped VET integration at the Water Campus in Leeuwarden. Engage in open dialogue on developing talent, fostering collaborative ecosystems, and driving positive change in the water sector.

Panel discussion with:   

  • Carlo Segers, member of the board of directors of Firda
  • Luca Perego, head of Unit DG for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture
  • Elisabeth Rekker, senior Policy Maker at the Provincie Fryslân
  • João Santos, expert in Education & Training and founder of the Erasmus+ Cove Program
  • Pieter Moerman, Co-founder of Katapult and board member National Platform for Science & Technology