Europe in Action 2021: SKILLS

Presentations, workshops and conversations. All this and much more will take place on the SKILLS -themed conference on this year. How to get the skills of the people with intellectual disabilities in use in working life and society? Theme includes employment and support for employment as well as development of day services towards person-centered support to community inclusion.

Conference will be an opportunity to hear examples and knowledge of theme, latest trends and innovations in support for employment and inclusion. We aim to create relaxed virtual space for discussions, networking and learning from each other.

More information will be updated on this site soon.

Tuesday 8th of June

Hisayo Katsui.

at 11 CET Hisayo Katsui. Katsui is an Associate Professor in Disability Studies, at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki. Katsui’s subject in the conference is disability and human rights.




Wednesday 9th of June

Frank Martela.

At 9 CET Frank Martela. Martela is a philosopher and researcher whose topic at the conference is the significance of life.




Thursday 10th of June

Perttu Pölönen.

At 9 CET Perttu Pölönen. Perttu Pölönen is a futurist, inventor and author. Pölönen will speak on Thursday on the topic of future working life.





Jorma Mikkonen.

At 13 CET Jorma Mikkonen. Mikkonen is a Director of Corporate Relations and Responsibility, at Lassila & Tikanoja (SVP Public Affairs and Sustainability). Mikkonen´s topic at the conference is building a diverse working life, case Lassila & Tikanoja.  Lassila & Tikanoja is a service company of circular economy. With operations in Finland and Sweden, L&T employs 8,100 people.