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: