Sept 2015 - Mar 2016 series

Prog.  

 Title                                                      

Participants                                                         

 1

 NEETS

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

 

 

Dr Frank Fabri, Oerations Director General, Ministry for Education & Employment

 

 

Stephen Cachia, MCAST Principal & CEO

 

 

Nicola Cini, Employment Services Division, ETC

 

 

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 2

Digital Economy 

Anton Vella, MEA SME Helpdesk Executive 

 

 

Denise Borda, MCA eCommerce Analyst 

 

 

Ivan Bartolo, CEO, 6pm Holdings plc

 

 

Marcel Mizzi, Digital Malta Governing Body 

 

 

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General 

 

 

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 3

Gender Pay Gap 

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 

 

Anna Borg, Centre for Labour Studies, University of Malta 

 

 

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

 

 

Renee Laiviera, Commissioner for the Promotion of Equality 

 

 

Laura Vella, KONNEKT Recruitment Agency 

 

 

Josef Vella, UHM Secretary General 

 4

Globalisation 

Josef Bugeja, GWU Secretary General 

 

 

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General 

 

 

William Portelli, MUBE President 

 5

Retirement Age

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

  

Moses Azzopardi, President, National Association of Pensioners  

  

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

  

Maurice Agius, self employed 

  

Ray Mifsud, Project Coordinator, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc

  

Tonio Mifsud Bonnici, HR Services Manager, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc

  

Engelbert Galea, HR Officer, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc

 6

Corporate Social Responsibility

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

  

Maria Roao Rauch, Consultant, Office of the President

  

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs  

  

Helga Ellul, Chairperson, CORE Platform

Kenneth Pullicino, Secretary, Farsons Foundation

 7

Country Specific Recommendations

Ivan Ebejer, European Semester Officer, European Commission Representation in Malta

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Philip von Brockdorff, Economist, University of Malta

Alexandra Zammit, European Semester Officer, European Commission Representation in Malta

 8

 Blue Economy

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Marc Muscat, Konsulent tal-Gvern,Politika Marittima Integrata

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

Alan Deidun, Bijologu Marittimu u Ricerkatur

Randall Caruana, Divizjoni ghas-Sajd, Dipartiment Sajd u Agrikoltura

Tristan Camilleri, Centru Ricerka Marittima, San Lucjan

Andrea Cassar, CEO, Cassar Ship Repair

Timothy Gambin,Klassici u Arkeologija, Universita’  ta’ Malta

 10

MEA 50th Anniversary

Arthur Muscat, MEA President 2004 – 2006; 2013 - present

Henry Frendo, Historian, University of Malta

Pierre Fava, MEA President 2006 – 2011

Joseph Delia, MEA President 2001 – 2003

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Gejtu Vella, ex Secretary General UHM

Tony Zarb, ex Secretary General GWU

Tonio Portughese, MEA President 1991 – 1993 

 11

Employability Index 

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

Clyde Caruana, ETC Chairperson

Ryan Falzon, Education Coordinator, Kunsill Studenti Universitarju

Albert Debono, Head Student Advisory Services, University of Malta

Lawrence Zammit, Director, MISCO

 12

Social Media 

Paul Gonzi, Lawyer

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Thomas Bugeja, Lawyer

Joshua Briffa, Recruitment Specialist

Gege Gatt, Director at an ICT company

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 13

Unions

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Manwel Debono, Researcher, Centre for Labour Studies, University of Malta

Godfrey Baldacchino, Sociologist, Centre for Labour Studies, University of Malta

Martin Balzan, Secretary General, Medical Association Malta

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs

 14

Bullying

Joanna Buhagiar, Anti Bullying Services, Department for Student Services

Vincent Cassar, Organisational Psychologist

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Marco Bonnici, Senior Vice President, MUT

James Buhagiar, Social Worker, Coordinator “Kellimni.com”

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 15

Junior Achievement Young Enterprise

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Julian Azzopardi,  JA – YE

Emma Xuereb, Participant JA-YE 2014-2015

Steven Borg, Participant JA-YE 2014-2015

 16

SME Awards 

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Noel Bartolo, NESA Coordinator; Director Small Business and Crafts Directorate, Commerce Department

Anton Vella, MEA SME Helpdesk Executive 

Mark J Xerri, Malta Crafts Council, Commerce Department

 17

Tattoos

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Damian Allison, Organiser -  Malta Tattoo Expo

Kyle Ghirxi, Employee

Tommy Diacono, Employer

Arthur Muscat, MEA President

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 18

Multiculturalism

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Umayma Elamin Amer, President Migrant Women’s Association Malta

Abdulahi Hassan, Technician, Self-Employed

Ahmed Bugri, Director, Foundation for Shelter & Support to Migrants

Norbert Grixti, General Manager at a local hotel

Claudia Taylor-East, CEO, SOS Malta

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

 19

Teknologija Futura

Arthur Muscat, MEA President

Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, CEO - Future Agency

Charles Theuma, Principle, Institute of Higher Education

Joe Sammut, CEO – Malta Life Sciences Park

Dylan Seychell, MOD Computing, Institute of Higher Learning

Alex Grech, Consultant, Educator, Digital Media

 20

Gross Value Added

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Prof Joseph Falzon, Economist, University of Malta

 21

Data Protection

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Saviour Cachia, Commissioner, Information & Data Protection

Therese Zahra, Press & Political Officer, European Commission Representation in Malta

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs 

David Smith, Consultant

 22

Supported Employment

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Marthese Mugliette, Deputy Chairperson, Malta Association for Supported Employment (MASE)

Josef Gauci, Resource Worker, Dun Manwel Attard Young Adult Education Resource Centre

Lorraine Desira, MASE Client

Sandra Calafatto, Housekeeper, Old People’s Home

Marcia Cassar, MASE Client

 23

Financial Literacy 

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

David Spiteri Gingell, Consultant, Pension Reform, Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity

Geoffrey Bezzina, Director, Consumer Affairs Unit, MFSS

Mark Musu’, Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity

 24

Hotels

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

David Spiteri, General Manager

Michelle Fenech Seguna, HR Manager

Kirsty Attard, Reservations Team Leader

Annika Galea, HR Director

David Vella, HR Director

Alfred Attard, HR Manager

Pierre Fenech, Executive Director, ITS

Roderick Vella, Executive Chef

 25

School Leaving 

Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General

Prof Carmel Borg, Chairperson, National Observatory for Living with Dignity

Mario Cardona, Lifelong Learning & Early School Leavers Directorate 

 26     

Shop Stewards                                  

Josef Bugeja, GWU Secretary General

Josef Vella, UHM Secretary General

Arthur Muscat, MEA President

Antoinette Aquilian, Shop Steward, UHM

George Zahra, Shop Steward, GWU

Sandra Gatt, Director, Dept of Industrial & Employment Relations

Dr Charlotte Camilleri, MEA Executive in EU & Legal Affairs