LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development)

CONFERENCE: Engaging employers in building better quality jobs and creating a more responsive skills system

 

 2 November 2017 London, United Kingdom



Event Overview

This conference organised jointly by the OECD, Warwick University, the Work Foundation, and the Centre for Cities will bring together stakeholders from national government departments, cities, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as well as business, NGOs and research institutions to discuss the key challenges facing the United Kingdom in building more and better quality jobs.

During the event, the OECD will launch a new report on Better Use of Skills in the Workplace: Why It Matters for Productivity and Local Jobs.


Focus

The conference will focus on discussing the key challenges and opportunities from Brexit and sharing local solutions as well as international lessons from OECD countries on how effective skills policies can foster productivity and inclusive growth.


Key Contents

  • Opportunities and challenges emerging from the new economic context after Brexit -  opportunities for local leadership.
  • Creating high performance and productive workplaces – what works in practice?
  • Building an effective and responsive skills system.
  • Escaping low-wage work: how to improve the quality of jobs and build productive employment opportunities.


Find out more

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Materials & Information

Agenda

Draft Agenda  

 

Registration

Registration form

 

Deadline: 27 October 2017

There is no participation fee. Travel, accommodation costs and visa fees are covered by participants themselves.

Venue

The Shard - London, UK



OECD Contact

Jonathan.Barr@oecd.org

 
 
 

PARTNERS 

 Warwick University  ‌Work Foundation  ‌Centre for Cities ‌‌

 

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