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Day 7: Monday, February, 17, 2014
12:00 - 02:30 G3ict Presents at the EDF-Microsoft Panel Discussion at the European Union Parliament

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Lunch for participants

12:30 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.: Welcome words by Ms. Jean Lambert, MEP, member of the EMPL Committee

12:40 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.:

Panel 1: Jobs that Europe Needs

Moderator: Daniel Hubbell, Accessible Technology Evangelist, Microsoft

1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Questions and Answers

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Panel 2: eSkills for All

Moderator: Yannis Yallouros, Member of the executive committee of EDF and EDF ICT expert

  • Marco Marsella, European Commission, DG Connect - Deputy Head of Unit ‘Inclusion, Skills and Youth’ (involved in the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs)
  • Florian Michaelsen, SAP - Strategy to Execution Lead, Diversity & Inclusion of SAP. SAP developed an employment program for persons with autism (more info
  • Alejandro Cercas, MEP, member of the EMPL Committee
  • Pietro Cirrincione, member of the EDF ICT expert group and LEM (cooperative funded by persons with Asperger syndrome in Italy)

2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.: Questions and Answers

2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Closing remarks

  • Jean Jacques Sahel, Director of Policy, Microsoft
  • Carlotta Besozzi, Director of the European Disability Forum

EDF, in consultation with Microsoft, will prepare a summary of the ideas and conclusions of the meeting which will be disseminated among the participants.