The Challenges of the Future of Employment in the Automotive Industry


Mangualde, Portugal

On November 9th, the Municipality of Mangualde will host a conference on "The Challenges of the Future of Employment in the Automotive Industry".The session, which will take place in the auditorium of the Municipal Library "Dr. Alexandre Alves", will begin at 2:00 pm and will be attended by the Secretary of State for the Economy, Dr. João Correia Neves. This conference takes place in the context of the European Vocational Skills Week.


After the opening session led by Dr. João Azevedo, President of the Municipality of Mangualde, there will be several debate panels: "Work and employment: European Strategy", "Vehicles, platforms of the future and employment adaptation", "Sustainable Mobility" and finally "Training Challenges: new technologies and skills...forming qualifications of the future ". The closing session will be headed by Dr. João Correia Neves, Secretary of State for the Economy.


During the event, there will be a presentation of the DRIVES Project (Development and Research of Innovative Vocational Educational Skills). Where there will be representatives from the Municipality of Mangualde, the University of Minho, the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu and IDESCOM (Information, Development, Communication Association).

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