Oct 2020 - April 2021 Series

Season 15 & 16


Programme 1 – The Green Deal

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Prof Alan Deidun, Ambassador of the Maltese ocean

Programme 2 – IL-COVID-19 IX-XOGHOL U KIF NAHDMU

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Prof Vincent Casssar, Industrial Psychologist 

Programme 3 – IL-PAKKET FINANZJARJU

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Glenn Micallef, Director General within the Ministry of EU Affairs 

Programme 4 – IL-COVID19 U S-SAHHA MENTALI

Main speakers:  MrJoseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr John Cachia, Commissioner for Mental Health

Programme 5 – L-Malta Council for Science & Technology

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, MCST Executive Chairman 

Programme 6 – BUDGET 2021

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Stephanie Fabri, Economist & Lecturer at the University of Malta

Programme  7 ONLINE LEARNING

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Keith Aquilina, Education Officer (Digital Literacy)

Programme  8 POST BREXIT

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Jesmond Saliba, Founder of a private company and a columnist

Programme  9 - CONDITIONS OF WORK

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Ms Diane Vella Muscat, DIER Director General

Programme 10 - MALTA DEVELOPMENT BANK

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Prof Josef Bonnici, MDB Chairperson

Programme 11 - ISO Certification

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Stefan Debono, ISO Specialist

Programme 12 - Intellectual Property Rights

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Godwin Warr, Director General Commerce Department

Programme 13 - Entertainment Industry 

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Tony Attard, Vice President Malta Entertainment  Industry and Arts Association

Programme 14 - Revolving Door Policies

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Matthew Brincat, Lawyer

Programme 15 - Digital Strategy & Divide

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Isaac Sammut, Senior Manager Business Development, Tech.MT

Programme 16 - Financial Participation 

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr William Spiteri Bailey, Auditor

Programme 17 – Public Private Partnerships

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr George Vella, Auditor

Programme 18 - Pay Transparency 

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Elena Grech, Head of the European Commission Representation in Malta

Programme 19 - European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Stefano Mallia, President of the EESC Employers' Group

Programme 20 - Challenges in transport and the set up of the Foundation for Transport 

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Jeanette Axisa, Director General Foundation for Transport

Programme 21 - INDIS Malta

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Jean Pierre Attard, Chairperson INDIS Malta

Programme 22 - The role of the Director

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Dr Roberta Lepre, Lawyer

Programme 23 - Co-operatives in Malta 

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr John Mallia, President Malta Cooperative Foundation

Programme 24 - Crafts

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Elton Micallef, Executive Head Malta Crafts Foundation

Programme 25 – The Effects of COVID-19

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and JP Fabri, Economist

Programme 26 - Probation and Notice Period

Main speakers:  Mr Joseph Farrugia, MEA Director General and Mr Omar Grech, Compliance Officer Department of Industrial & Employment Relations