The World Manufacturing Forum opens a global call

The World Manufacturing Forum opens a global call to map the 10 best initiatives on how developing the right skills for the future manufacturing. The selected practices will be mentioned within the 2019 WMF Report which will focus on one of last year’s Report key recommendations ‘Promote Education and Skills Development for Societal Well-being’, and will be presented during the 2019 Annual Meeting in Cernobbio (Como, Italy – 25-27th september)‘New skills for future manufacturing’.

The Report will outline the different skills required for future manufacturing and the different initiatives to promote a productive and skilled workforce.

• In line with this theme, the WMF will engage different manufacturing stakeholders to contribute their most promising and innovative initiatives to develop skills for future manufacturing to be featured in the 2019 WMF Annual Report. This will increase your company or organization’s visibility while providing readers with interesting insights on the best practices to support skills development. The selected organization and the corresponding initiative will be:

• Featured as a case study in a prominent section in the 2019 WMF Annual Report

• Receive a special mention during the 2019 WMF Annual Meeting

In addition, the selected organizations will be invited to the prestigious and invitation-only 2019 WMF Annual Meeting.

The submitted initiative must focus on developing the skills needed for future manufacturing and may contain one or a combination of the following elements:

1- Reskilling current workers through employee education and training;

2- Educating future workforce through schooling or industry-academe collaboration;

3- Upskilling displaced workers (incl. old workers);

4- Other industry, government, and NGO led initiatives to skills development;

Deadline for submission is june 30th . All will be reviewed by the WMF Editorial Team, which will then select ten outstanding initiatives to be featured in the 2019 WMF Report.