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Translating Labour Market Information into Skills Matching

22.10.2015 to 23.10.2015

LMI Beyond the Numbers: Translating Labour Market Information into Proactive Interventions on Job-Skill Matching is a forum was hosted by the World Association of Public Employment Services (WAPES) and the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE).  The forum  primarily examined the theoretical and practical rationale of the role of public employment services (PES) in improving LMI and maintaining efficient LMI systems.

CONCLUSIONS OF THE EVENT

      

 

 

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

 

 

Arrival of participants

 

 

Thursday, 22 October 2015

 

08:30

 

Registration

 

09:30

 

Opening Ceremony

 

  • Dr. Kilsang Yoo, WAPES Vice-President for Asia-Pacific

     

  • Mr. Simon Hills, Officer in Charge, a.i., ILO Country Office for Manila

     

10:00

 

Keynote Address

 

  • Honourable Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Philippines

     

 

10:20

Photo Session, Coffee and Tea Break

10:40

 

Program Overview

 

  • Ms. Dominique R. Tutay, Director, DOLE- BLE, Philippines

               

     

 

10:50

 

Special Featured Topics

 

  • Harnessing and Developing Youth Employability: Labor Market Information on School-to-Work Transition by Mr. Kelly Bird, Director, Asian Development Bank

          

  • Profiling  the 21st Century Skills of Workforce by Mr. Luis Anastacio, President and CEO, Servicio Filipino Inc. (SFI) Group of Companies, Philippines

          

 

  • Q & R

       

11:20

 

Panel Discussion I: Ensuring Timely, Accurate and Relevant Labour Market Information

Moderator: Ms. Ruth Rodriguez, Division Chief, DOLE-BLE

 

  • Mr. Haruhiro Jono, Employment Expert, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

                 

  • Mr. Chong Gak Shin, Director, Korean Labour Market Information System, Republic of Korea

           

  • Mr. Willem Vansina, Head of Labour Market Studies, VDAB Public Employment Service, Belgium

           

  • Q & R

    

      

 

12:45

 

Lunch

 

14:00

 

Panel Discussion II: Translating Labour Market Information into Useful and User-friendly Intelligence to Users and Labour Market Agents

Moderator: Mr. Miguel Peromingo, Consultant WAPES

 

  • Ms. Sally Sinclair, CEO, National Employment Services Association, Australia

          

  • Ms. Kea Eilers, Managing Director for International Affairs, Bundesagentur fuer Arbeit (German Public Employment Service) Germany

          

     

  • Mr. Ahmed Al-Mujaish, Employment Channels Director, and Dr. Ahmed Alzahrani, Deputy Director General, National Labor Observatory, Saudi Arabia

           

 

  • Q & R

        
      

15:30

 

Coffee and Tea break

 

16:00

 

Open Forum

 

16:30

 

Briefing: Employers’ Needs for Labour Market Information and the Private Sector Role in a Changing Labour Market

 

      Mr. Rommel G. Roque, Asia-Pacific & Middle East Executive Director, and Country Manager—Philippines, Manpower Group

                 

 

 

17:00

 

End of the first day

 

18:00

 

Networking Dinner

 

 

Friday, 23 October 2015

 

08:30

 

Panel Discussion III: Current Trends and Perspectives in Improving Labour Market Information Service Delivery

Moderator: Ms. Ruth Rodriguez, Division Chief, DOLE-BLE

 

  • Mr. Jonathan Barr, Manager for Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA) Initiative, Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

          

  • Mr. Pierre Brossier, Director for Statistics, Region Midi-Pyrénées, Pôle Emploi (French Public Employment Service), France

          

  • Q & R

     

 

09:50

 

Open Forum

 

10:20

 

Coffee and Tea Break

 

10:40

 

Panel Discussion IV: PES Policies and Programs Supporting Good Governance and Cost Effectiveness of Labour Market Information Systems

Moderator: Mr. Miguel Peromingo, Consultant, WAPES

 

  • Ms. Dominique R. Tutay, Director, DOLE-BLE, Philippines

           

  • Mr. Sambath Kun, Economy Officer Labour Market Information, National Employment Agency, Cambodia

          

 

        

 

11:40

 

Open Forum

 

12:00

 

Forward Looking Agenda for WAPES on Labour Market Information Systems

 

  • Ms. Lenka Kint, Executive Secretary, WAPES

    

12:20

 

Closing Remarks

  • Mr Asim Keskin, WAPES Presidency

     

12:30

 

Lunch

 

 

13:30

 

Study Tour

  • JobStreet.com – Mandaluyong City
  • KidZania Manila– Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

 

19:00

 

End of the event

 

 

Saturday, 24 October 2015

 

 

Departure of Participants

 

Tagaytay, Philippines
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
Asia & Pacific