IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE) was officially launched on 24 November in Amsterdam. Employers, service providers and many others focused on IT came together to commit to fostering IT professionalism in Europe and bridging the digital skills gap to empower European business and society. Through the ITPE over 50 organisations agree to work together to highlight the urgent need to improve IT professionalism, to ensure Europe benefits from the digital revolution. Representatives from companies, government agencies, and certification providers from 13 countries discussed topics such as the implementation of European e-Competence Framework in practice, the need for standards, the future of IT profession and the challenges in managing IT professionals. The photos of the event are available here.