Date: Oct 06, 2017
Time: 08:30 to 11:15
Venue: Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Gammel Strand 48, 1202 Copenhagen
Fostering Tomorrow's Talents: Filling the IT Talent Gap

AmCham is pleased to invite members to an upcoming event entitled “Fostering Tomorrow’s Talents: Filling the IT Talent Gap” which will focus on the lack of skilled IT talent in Denmark. Currently, Denmark lacks approximately 3,000 IT specialists, and an increasing number of companies are having serious challenges in recruiting employees with strong science competences. In order to secure Denmark’s digital growth, it is urgent that we offer more in-depth education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM-qualifications).

Speakers include:

  • Mette Reissmann, Spokesperson Education & Research for the Social Democratic Party
  • Jørgen Jakobsen, Vice President, North Region, DXC Technology
  • Brian Mikkelsen, Danish Minister for Industry, Business & Financial Affairs

Be sure to join us for this relevant discussion.

We look forward to welcoming you!

The AmCham Team



Registration & Breakfast

09:15 Welcome & Introduction
  - Introduction by Stephen Brugger, Executive Director, AmCham Denmark

09:20   Challenges in Finding IT Talent 
  -  Jørgen Jakobsen, Vice President, North Region, DXC Technology

09:40 What Can Denmark Do Better?
  - Mette Reissmann, Spokesperson Education & Research for the Social Democratic Party

09:55 Government’s Considerations and Plans
   - Minister of Industry, Business & Financial Affairs Brian Mikkelsen


Panel discussion: ‘Are We Educating the Right IT Talent?


Coffee & Networking

11:15 Event Concludes
In partnership with
DXC Technology
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