• BIBB Congress 2018

    Several hundred international participants will join the discussion.

Programme

Preliminary programme schedule for the BIBB Congress 2018

(As of: 02.05.2018)

BIBB Congress 2018
Learning for the future

VET of tomorrow – experience innovations

7 June 2018

from 8:30 am Registration
11:00 am BIBB Congress opens

Welcome address
Professor Friedrich Hubert Esser,
President of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)
Anja Karliczek, Member of the Bundestag,
Federal Minister of Education and Research (BMBF)

Podium discussion:
“Future of work – future of vocational education and training”

Keynote speech: Professor Friedrich Hubert Esser, President of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)

Panellist:
Oliver Burkhard, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Human Resources Officer, thyssenkrupp AG
Anja Karliczek, Member of the Bundestag, Federal Minister of Education and Research
Dr. Ariane Reinhart, Member of the Executive Board, Human Relations and Director of Labour Relations, Continental AG
Professor Dieter Spath, President of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

Chair: Ursula Heller

Award of the 2018 Hermann Schmidt Prize

1:00 pm Light lunch
2:00 pm “Life outside the dual system – challenges of vocational education in neo-liberal economies” (working title)
Professor Geoff Hayward, Head of Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
2:30 pm Proceed to forums
2:45 pm Welcome and introduction to the six forums

Forum I: Vocational Education and Training 4.0 – initial and continuing training in the digital age
Thematic block 1: Digitalisation – changes in the system as a whole

Forum II: Learning venues with a future: cooperative and digital
Thematic block 1: Learning venues and cooperation between learning venues in vocational education and training

Forum III: Work-based learning: occupational competence in Europe and the world
Thematic block 1: Diversity of work-based learning?

Forum IV: School, and then what? Dual vocational education and training – preferences and reality
Thematic block 1: Young people on the route into vocational education and training

Forum V: Migration and integration: the contribution of vocational training
Thematic block 1: Researching migration and integration

Forum VI: Healthcare and nursing: perspectives for vocational education and training
Thematic block 1: The new nursing training

6:45 pm Evening event
10:30 pm End of the first day of the Congress

 

8 June 2018

8:30 am Start of the parallel forums

Forum I: Vocational Education and Training 4.0 – initial and continuing training in the digital age
Thematic block 2: Digitalisation – changes at the level of occupations and occupational areas

Forum II: Learning venues with a future: cooperative and digital
Thematic block 2: Teaching and learning in the age of digitalisation

Forum III: Work-based learning: occupational competence in Europe and the world
Thematic block 2: Significance of occupational competence within the context of work-based learning

Forum IV: School, and then what? Dual vocational education and training – preferences and reality
Thematic block 2: On the significance of dual vocational education and training

Forum V: Migration and integration: the contribution of vocational training
Thematic block 2: Shaping migration and integration

Forum VI: Healthcare and nursing: perspectives for vocational education and training
Thematic block 2: Examples of implementation in initial and continuing training

11:15 am Final discussions in the forums
12:15 pm End of the forums
12:30 pm Final presentation: Vocational education and training in times of change
Professor Ludger Wößmann, Director of the ifo Center for the Economics of Education
1:00 pm Summary/farewell
Professor Hubert Ertl, Director of Research and Vice President of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training in Bonn
1:15 pm End of the congress/light lunch

Oliver Burkhard

Member of the Executive Board and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Born 1972, apprenticeship as a public administration clerk, studied business administration at Mainz University of Applied Sciences.
Career:

Following his apprenticeship as a public administration clerk from 1988 to 1991, Mr. Burkhard initially worked in the National Accounts department of the German Federal Statistical Office, Wiesbaden, from 1991 to 1997. From 1993 to 1998 he also studied business administration at Mainz University of Applied Sciences in parallel with his work.

In 1997 he joined the IG Metall metalworkers’ trade union, initially as Political Secretary on the Federal Executive Committee. From 2002 to 2004 he was District Secretary/Secretary for Collective Bargaining at IG Metall in North Rhine-Westphalia, before returning to the IG Metall Federal Executive Committee in 2005 as head of the collective bargaining policy department. From the end of 2007 to September 2012, Mr. Burkhard was District Manager of IG Metall in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Oliver Burkhard was appointed to the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG in February 2013 and also to the position of CHRO in April 2013.
Oliver Burkhard is responsible for the following Corporate Functions and Services: Human Resources Strategy, People Development & Executives Management, Corporate Services and Regional Services Germany; responsible for the regions DACHFL (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein), Middle East & Africa and India.