Tentative Programme

Pre-conference Visits: 15 June 2017 (Thursday) PM

Visits to VPET Institutions

Day 1: 16 June 2017 (Friday)

Hall 5E, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

Welcoming Speech

09:10 - 09:30

Opening Ceremony

09:30 - 09:55

Government Leaders' Roundtable

09:55 - 10:00

Change of Venue

10:00 - 10:35

Keynote Speech:
Skills Agenda in Major Economies

10:35 - 11:05

Coffee Break and Networking

11:05 - 12:00

Higher Education Leaders' Roundtable:
Development and Priorities of Higher VPET Education Institutions

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Focus Highlight in VPET:
Skill Development and Economic Growth

14:30 - 15:00

Focus Highlight in VPET:
Dual VET – A Success Factor for the Economy in Switzerland

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break and Networking

15:30 - 16:00

Focus Highlight in VPET:
Governance and Performance

16:00 - 16:15

Conclusion of Day 1

Day 2: 17 June 2017 (Saturday)

Hall 5E, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00 - 09:35

Keynote Speech:
Partnership and Collaboration among VPET Institutions in Asia Pacific Region

09:35 – 10:10

Keynote Speech:
STEM Education

10:10 – 10:40

Focus Highlight in VPET:
Skills for Entrepreneurship

10:40 – 11:10

Coffee Break and Networking

11:10 – 11:40

Focus Highlight in VPET:
STEM and Their Relevance for VET in Germany

11:40 – 12:40

STEM Students’ Chat with Executives

12:40 – 14:30

Lunch

14:15 - 14:45

Guided Tour of WorldSkills HK Competition and Carnival (Hall 5BC)

14:45 - 15:15

Focus Highlight in VPET:
Curriculum and Pedagogy

15:15 - 15:45

Focus Highlight in VPET:
Education to Work Transition and Transferable Skills

15:45 – 16:00

Closing Remarks

16:00 – 17:00

Coffee and Tea / Networking

*The programme is indicative only and subject to change. The speakers and sessions may change.