Events 27 September 2016

EE-HUB Financial Education Roundtable

General Information

Event date :

27 September 2016

Event location :

The European Banking Federation - Avenue des Arts 56, B-1000 Brussels

Time :

12:00 - 15:45

Organizer :

JA Europe asbl

Organizer email :

Organizer website :

JA Europe and Visa launched a new research on financial education, as an endeavour to analyse the financial skills gap faced by young people in Europe. The EE-HUB (European Entrepreneurship Education NETwork) Financial Education Roundtable will present the results of the research and discuss how to implement its policy recommendations.

The research combines:

  • A pan-European survey of 500 members of the business community to identify the demand of financial skills
  • 5 national case studies based on the good practices in Poland, Romania, Spain, UK, and Turkey


  • 12:00 - 13:00    Walking Lunch
  • 13:00 - 13:15    Keynote Address
  • 13:15 - 13:45    Results of the Research
  • 13:45 - 14:30    Panel 1: Reflections on the findings of the research study
  • 14:30 - 14:45    Coffee Break
  • 14:45 - 15:30    Panel 2: Discussion on the next steps and the roles each stakeholder should play - connection with the EE-HUB WG recommendations
  • 15:30 - 15:45    Closing Remarks

Confirmed Speakers

  • Ana Carla Pereira, Head of Unit Skills and Qualifications, DG EMPL, European Commission
  • Bettina Fuhrmann, Head of Business Education, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Caroline Jenner, CEO, JA Europe
  • Frank Hennessey, EE-HUB Expert
  • Jo Deblaere, COO, Accenture & Chairman of JA Europe Board
  • Julie Anne Fionda, Member of Cabinet for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, European Commission
  • Harald Gruber, Head of the Digital Economy and Education Division, EIB
  • Nicolas Huss, CEO, Visa Europe
  • Wim Mijs, CEO, EBF


Please register on the dedicated website before 2 September 2016.

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