2019 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit Agenda

Day One
Day Three
Day Four

Wednesday, October 2

Morning Trainings

and Registration

In Development

9:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Opening Plenary

In Development

Welcome Music by Dogo

1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Coffee & Transition Break

2:30 - 2:45 P.M.

Deep Dive Breakout Sessions

2:45 - 4:15 P.M.

Soft Skills, Life Skills, Non-Cognitive Skills: What We Know and Need to Know About Developing, Adapting, and Measuring these Skills

Education Development Corporation (EDC) Save the Children, BRAC USA, 

The World Bank

Ready for the

Global Workforce

Learning On the Job: The Impact of Work-Based Learning for Youth Economic Opportunity

RTI International, Citi Foundation, Education Development Corporation (EDC), Laterite, 

Building a


No Longer a Last Resort: Transitioning Youth into the Workforce Through Strengthened TVET Education

MEDA, Dalhousie University, Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CICan)

Global Context


Mind the (Skills) Gap: Equipping Youth with Entrepreneurial Skills for the Changing World of Work

NFTE, EY, YBI, Manq'a Bolivia, Branka Minic

Livelihoods Through Self-Employment

Transition Break

4:15 - 4:25 P.M.

Afternoon Plenary

In Development

4:25 - 5:25 P.M.

5:30 - 7:00 P.M.

Welcome Networking Reception

Music By DJ Adrian Rowland

Meet and mingle with more than 500 fellow Summit attendees on the evening of Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Light snacks served. Your first drink is on the house.