Oct 2018 - April 2019 Series

Season 10

Programme 1 – Media & Social Dialogue

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Tonio Portughese, PBS Chairperson

Programme 2 - Prevention at the place of work

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Ms Josianne Azzopardi, Co-ordinator SAFE Programme, Sedqa

Programme 3 - Circular Economy

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Marie Brigulio, Economist

Programme 4 - SME Week

Main speakers:  Mr Anton Vella, MEA SME Helpdesk Executive and Mr Jeffrey Bugeja, Director - Policy Development and Programme Implementation Directorate, Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses

Programme 5 - The Difference in Wages

Main speakers: Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Colin Galea, FORUM Secretary General

Programme 6 - The Pyrotechnic

Main speakers: Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Joseph Theuma, Teacher in Security at Fireworks places

Programme 7 - The White Paper on Rent Law

Main speakers: Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Kurt Xerri, Head Policy Team 

Programme 8 – Changes in VAT Procedures

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Efrem Debono, Officer from the Office of Commissioner for Revenue

Programme 9 – Shortage of Workers in Malta

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Clyde Caruana, Executive Chairperson, JobsPlus

Programme 10 – Blockchain technology and Cryptocurrency

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Chris Grech, Director at a local company

Programme 11 – Obligatory union membership

Main speakers:  Mr Arthur Muscat, MEA Vice President and Mr Josef Vella, UHM Chief Executive

Programme 12 – The role of the company doctor

Main speakers:  Mr Arthur Muscat, MEA Vice President and Dr John Zammit Montebello

Programme 13 – The importance of foreign languages

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Mario Pace, Senior Lecturer, Languages and Humanities Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malta

Programme 14 – Facilitating business

Main speakers:  Mr Anton Vella, MEA SME Helpdesk Executive and Mr Paul Baldacchino, Chief Officer, Business First

Programme 15 – Employment of ex-convicts

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Anthony Gatt, Director, Caritas

Programme 16 – My Journey

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Francis Fabri, Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Education and Employment 

Programme 17 – Refugees and Jobs

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Mireille Sant, Officer, UNHCR

Programme 18 – Gender Pay Gap

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Sharon Attard De Giovanni, Research Entities Coordinator, President's Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society

Programme 19 – Self Employed

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Ms Abigail Mamo, Chief Executive, GRTU

Programme 20 – EU Funds

Main speakers:  Ms Sharon Farrugia, MEA Research Executive and Ms Mandy Falzon, Head, MEUSAC

Programme 21 – BREXIT

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Glenn Micallef, Head EU Secretariat, Ministry for European Affairs and Equality

Programme 22 – More elderly population

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Ms Amanda Borg, Economist

Programme 23 – Posted workers

Main speakers:  Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs, and Dr Pamela Dingli, Principal Officer, Department of Industrial & Employment Relations

Programme 24 – Work Life Balance

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Martin Balzan, President – CMTU & MAM

Programme 25 – Green Jobs

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Maria Brown, Visiting Senior Lecturer, Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta

Programme 26 – Activism in Malta

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Andre Callus, Moviment Graffiti activist