Conference on Career education for South-Eastern Europe

June 14th 2011

Invitation to the international career guidance conference under the theme “Career education for South-Eastern Europe – Investment in youth for sustainable economic growth”.

The event will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 8th of November 2011 and is gathering career guidance experts and stakeholders from South-East European countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania and Turkey) and other European Union countries. It will provide an opportunity to share experience on the issues of career education and career management skills – areas of career guidance which increasingly gained importance on the European lifelong guidance agenda in recent years.

The conference will also be attended by guidance experts from a number of European member states and offer opportunities for pan-european exchange of views on recent developments in the field of career education. Among the key speakers of the conference are: Prof. Tony Watts (Cambridge/UK), Dr Raimo Vuorinen (ELGPN-European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network) and Mr. Helmut Zelloth (European Training Foundation). The working language will be English.

The Conference is an initiative of the Human Resource Development Centre – HRDC (Bulgaria), in co-operation with the European Training Foundation and the European Lifelong Guidance Policy network (ELGPN).

The HRDC will support your with organization of your participation in the conference by offering you suitable accommodation and traditional social programme.

The organizing institutions cordially ask you to declare your interest in participating in the conference by sending the registration form to by June 20th, 2011. Please, note that the places for participants are limited!

Also the please click to access the Draft Agenda of the Conference.