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IT Professionalism Conference to take place in Malta on 24 October

The eSkills Malta Foundation will host the Malta IT Professionalism Conference on 24 October 2019. The speaker line-up of the event consists of local and European professionals working with the IT industry and skills development, as well as from the European Commission.

Topics to be discussed will centre around digital transformation of European industry and initiatives needed, including adequate mapping of IT professional skills.

For more details, and to register, please go to eSkills Malta’s website.

Digital skills, privacy and UNESCO policy initiatives approved by CEPIS Council

On 11 May 2019, CEPIS Council approved a number of policy initiatives led or supported by CEPIS working groups. First, the Council adopted the CEPIS Comments on EU funding 2021-2027 for Digital Skills, produced by the Digital Skills Policy task force. The Council also approved CEPIS signing the letter to EU Commissioners on Deep Packet Inspection, the draft of the Rome Declaration produced by the Informatics4All coalition and the decision to express CEPIS’s support to the UNESCO Paris Call for software source code as heritage for sustainable development by joining the signatories of the Call. 

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