THE ANNUAL SCEPSTA CONFERENCE 2014
Stockholm 29 June – 1 July 2014
SCEPSTA conference – progress through shared knowledge: Training needs for civil servants in a rapidly changing world

Venue:

SIPU Headquarters, Dalagatan 7, 111 23 Stockholm

PROGRAMME

Sunday
12.00 – 16.00   Arrival
18.00   SCEPSTA Executive Committee Meeting, SIPU Headquarters, Dalagatan 7
19.00   Welcome cocktail at SIPU Headquarters, Dalagatan 7

Monday
8.45    Registration, SIPU Headquarters, Dalagatan 7
9.00    Welcome and Introduction, Michaela Girtler, Austria,
Verwaltungsakademie, City of Vienna, Chair of SCEPSTA
9.20    Welcome speech, Mr Anders Olin, Director SIPU, International
9.30    Presentation of participants
10.00   Governance in Swedish Authorities, the environment we work in,
presentation by SIPU expert
10.30   Coffee break
11.00   Designing training for public officials in a context of accelerating change,
Lisen Comérus and Malin Ek Lara, project managers at SIPU International
11.45   Discussion
12.00   Lunch
13.30   How can we meet the training demands of the new generation when
they enter the labour market,  ALAN CHRISTIE,  University of Ulster
14.00   Moderated Discussion
14.30   Learning Points from Different Cultures, presentation by PHD John
Alexander
15.15   Coffee break
15.30   Learning Points from Different Cultures, cont.
16.15   HARVEST GROUPS
What are we taking with us from this day?
Which topic was I most interested in?
Is there anything new I learned today?
Small groups or individuals are invited to share insights or results
from the day with the rest of the group. The results are reflected
visually.
17.00   End of Day
18.15   45-minutes’ walk from SIPU Head Quarters to the dinner-boat
19.00   SCEPSTA Annual Dinner at  an Archipelago Dinner Cruise, Strömma
Kanalbolag

Tuesday
9.00    Presentation on knowledge management, by Anabela Horta from
Verwaltungsakademie, Vienna
9.30    Competence foresight in local government services, by Sirpa Sivonen
from FCG, Finland
10.00   Coffee break
10.30   Moderated discussion, our greatest challenges in Public training
management – learning in a cross cultural context – in groups and
plenum
12.00   Lunch
13.30   Evaluating training programmes, evaluation expert, SIPU International
14.15   Discussion
14.30   Evaluation and Feed-back of Conference – with all Participants
15.00   General Assembly
Closing of Programme
16.00   Executive Committee Meeting

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