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Thursday, September 22 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Skills development and inclusivity for the clean energy transition

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This high-level event will explore some of the key new job opportunities and labour market needs associated with the clean energy transition, as well as skills training programmes and broader just transition policies to prepare and empower people, governments, companies and social partner organisations for the upcoming changes.

Panellists will draw on recent experiences and local good practice examples in their own country to illustrate some of the key findings from “Skills development and inclusivity for the clean energy transition”, a new IEA report developed in collaboration with the CEM Empowering People Initiative launched at this occasion.

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Fatih Birol

Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Dr. Fatih Birol (@fbirol) has served as Executive Director of the International Energy Agency since 2015. After taking office, Dr. Birol led the IEA in its first comprehensive modernisation programme since its creation in 1974. These efforts focused on “opening the doors” of the... Read More →
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Nicolas Schmit

Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, European Commission
Nicolas Schmit took up office as European Commissioner responsible for Jobs andSocial Rights in December 2019. He served as a Member of the EuropeanParliament for the social-democratic Lëtzebuerger Sozialistesch Aarbechterparteifollowing his election in May 2019. From 2009 to 2018... Read More →
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Mollie Johnson

Associate Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada
Mollie Johnson became NRCan’s Associate Deputy Minister on June 20, 2022. Prior to her current position, Ms. Johnson served in three positions at Natural Resources Canada: as Assistant Deputy Minister, Energy Systems Sector, as Assistant Deputy Minister, Communications and Portfolio... Read More →
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Debra Rowe

President, US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
Dr. Debra Rowe, as President of the US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development, convenes and catalyzes leaders across business, education, communities and other sectors to create integrated SDG and climate solutions. She co-authored a UNEP Global Guidance on Education... Read More →
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Elizabeth Shuler

President, AFL-CIO
Elizabeth H. Shuler is president of the 58 unions and 12.5 million members of the AFL-CIO, and the first woman leader of America’s labor movement. A visionary leader and longtime trade unionist, Shuler believes the labor movement is the single most powerful vehicle for progress... Read More →
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Maria Pope

CEO, Portland General Electric
Maria Pope is president, chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Portland General Electric, Oregon’s largest electric company.As CEO, Pope leads PGE in delivering safe, affordable, and clean energy for Oregonians. Under her leadership, PGE is accelerating... Read More →
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Brian Motherway

Head of Energy Efficiency , International Energy Agency 
Dr. Brian Motherway is Head of the Energy Efficiency Division at the International Energy Agency (IEA), overseeing a range of analytical and outreach programmes supporting energy efficiency globally. In this position, Brian also leads the IEA's work on people-centred clean energy... Read More →

Thursday September 22, 2022 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
DLCC Room 310