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8th UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education

8th UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education

Partially Funded
Country: China
City: Hangzhou
Oct 09 - Oct 11, 2019
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The 8th UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education,  for the 4th Industrial Revolution, is to be held on 9-11 October 2019 in Hangzhou, China. Further,  will discuss how entrepreneurship education can equip students with relevant knowledge, skills, and aptitudes in preparation for the 4th Industrial Revolution, and explore partnerships to facilitate the digital transformation of entrepreneurship education in the region. Also, The OECD 2019 Employment Outlook out that 14% of jobs in OECD countries can be automatic. While another 32% will face substantial changes in how they are conducted. Further, Young people will find it difficult to enter the labor market as entry-level positions have a higher risk of automation. Rather than jobs held by older workers.

Moreover, While fears of robots taking over the world may be unfounded. The advent of the 4th Industrial Revolution has indeed blurred the boundaries between physical, digital and human interactions: the use of AI in the workplace is already a fact in many industries, raising much discussions and debates about the future of work and employment.

The specific objectives of the meeting are to:

  • Identify the potential impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on education;
  • Discuss entrepreneurship education responses to meet the demands of the 4th Industrial Revolution;
  • Share good practices of entrepreneurship education in preparing youth for the 4th Industrial Revolution; and
  • Explore partnerships and collaborations among EE-Net members in meeting these demands.


  • About 80 international participants are to attend the meeting. The Chinese hosts will cover local costs including accommodation.  (4 nights, checking in on October 8, 2019 and checking out on October 12, 2019). field trip and meals during the meeting. Participants will have to cover their own travel costs to Hangzhou and other expenses.


  • Participants include representatives from government agencies, educational institutions, private sector, civil society and international organizations.

Selection Criteria

  • Participants will be based on their potential contribution to the objectives of the 8th UNESCO-APEID meeting. As well as their commitment to the common vision and long-term goals.


Type of Opportunity Conferences
Event Date09 October,2019 to 11 October,2019
Deadline02 August,2019
Open toAll
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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