Digital skills: Getting ready for the future of work
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Rapid technological advances are transforming the world of work, bringing both opportunities and challenges. As the world is transforming towards a digital society, the skills and infrastructures needed to meet the future's labour demands need to be upgraded. What does the need for digital skills mean? How can these new skills help local businesses and communities move forward? What is the digital skills gap? How is it affecting our local economic development? What are the challenges and opportunities in the context of a changing world of work and education? Are labour market policies adapting to meet these new challenges and opportunities, especially for youth? What are the emerging skills needed? How can local governments ensure and promote the acknowledgement of these skills throughout their population?

This Expert Panel was part of the program "Focus Sessions #1 - Local actions tackling global challenges".

PARTICIPANTS
Núria Marin i Martínez
Núria Marin i Martínez
Mayor of L'Hospitalet and President of the Barcelona Provincial Council
Joana Barbany
Joana Barbany
Digital Society General Director, Government of Catalonia
Montserrat Ballarín
Montserrat Ballarín
Vice President of Social and Economic Development, Metropolitan Area of Barcelona
Natalia Olson-Urtecho
Natalia Olson-Urtecho
Co-Founder, The Disruptive Factory
MODERATOR: Mara Balestrini
MODERATOR: Mara Balestrini
Digital Transformation Consultant
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