Wednesday | 27th March 2019

 For Arab Participants only
08:30Departure from Hotel Palace Berlin 

 

09:00 

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Welcoming & Opening
Frithjof A. Maennel, Deputy Director General – International Cooperation in Education and Research

09:15 

Welcoming by Ghorfa and iMOVE
Abdulaziz Al-Mikhlafi, Secretary General, Ghorfa Arab German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Birgit Thomann, Head of International Department at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)

09:45 

Beyond the Numbers – The Role of Cost/Benefit Analyses in the Debate on Attractiveness of Training in Germany
AProf. Dr. Hubert Ertl, Director of Research, Vice President at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)

10:30

Your Gateway to “Training – Made in Germany”
Kristine Faenger, Regional Manager Arab Countries, iMOVE at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)

10:45

Transfer to Siemens AG

 Site Visit I:
Siemens Professional Education (SPE) Center

12:00Welcome and Lunch Buffet
12:30Presentation of Dual Vocational Education and Training
Principles of Siemens Training Methodology
Berlin Training Center Facts and Figures in a Nutshell
13:00Guided Tour through Training Center
14:00Questions and Answers
14:30Farewell
15:30 Site Visit II:
SHK- Kompetenzzentrum

 For all Participants
16:30 – 18:30 Registration
at Hotel Palace Berlin
18:30 – 21:00

Networking Reception

Speakers:
H.E. Dr. Mustapha Adib
Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon / Dean of the Arab Diplomatic Corps, Germany

Prof. Dr. Ashraf Mansour
Prime Founder & Chairman of the German University in Cairo (GUC), Egypt

Birgit Thomann
Head of International Department, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Germany

Thursday | 28th March 2019

09:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee and Snacks
at Hotel Palace Berlin

10:00

Opening

Speakers:
Abdulaziz Al Mikhlafi
Secretary General, Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Germany

Birgit Thomann
Head of International Department, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Germany

Inga Hennicke
Desk Officer, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

10:30

Symposium

Moderation:
Kristine Faenger
Regional Manager Arab Countries, iMOVE, Germany

Speakers:
Dr. Fadi Jawad
CEO, Eurotech, Kuwait

Prof. Dr. Waheeb Ahmed Al Khaja
Board Member, Chairman of Education Committee, Bahrain

Eng. Ahmed El Saadany
Head of Siemens Professional Education – Middle East and Africa, Siemens, Egypt

Uwe Moeller
Senior Project Manager, KWS Powertech Training Center, Germany

Daniel Klee
International Long Term Expert, IHK-Projektgesellschaft mbH, Germany

Sherine Salamony
Director Communication & External Relations Department, German University in Cairo (GUC), Egypt

12:30Networking Lunch
13:30

Discussion Round
Challenges in the VET Sector, Potential Solutions and Further Cooperation

Moderation:
Maria Rueter
Senior Director Government Affairs, Siemens AG, Germany

Keynote:
Prof. Dr. Claudia Warning
Director General, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Speakers:
Youssef Cheikhi
Director of Communication, Office de la Formation Professionnelle et de la Promotion du Travail (OFPPT), Morocco

Torsten Ende
Vice President Government Affairs and Head of G2G, Siemens AG, Germany

Carlo Humberg
Business Development Manager, TÜV Rheinland Akademie GmbH, Germany

Heiderose Moossen
Manager Vocational Training, GUtech, Oman

14:30 – 16:00
Networking Break and B2B Meetings
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