Join us for the online Seminar on September 13th


What competencies should management education develop regarding equality, diversity and inclusion? What is the current state in Europe and is there a gap?

When? September 13th, 13-15.30 (EEST)

Where? This will be an online event and it will be streamed on this page.

To whom? The seminar is open to all interested in equality, diversity and inclusion in business management and education and training. 



The seminar is hosted by Jani Toivola

13:00 Welcome to the seminar

13:05 Introduction to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Business Management Education and training: Josephine Browne | IADT

13:15 Project findings on EDI competences: Heini Ikävalko | Aalto University and Audrey Stenson | IADT

Panel discussion: Differences on EDI competences in Germany, Italy, Greece, Ireland and Finland:  

  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • Marco Croella | Talent Garden
  • Eleni Georgakakou and Konstantinos Mantzos | Hellenic Open University
  • Audrey Stenson | IADT
  • Heini Ikävalko | Aalto University

13:45 European research perspective on skills gaps in equality, diversity and inclusion: Maria Jepsen | European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working conditions

14:00 Break

14:15 European perspective on EDI, pay transparency directive: Sirpa Pietikäinen | European Parliament

14:40 Panel: Challenges and solutions in EDI competences – competence gaps, training needs and best practices:

  • Kate Canning | DLR Mill Theatre
  • Julius Hurri | Netlight Consulting
  • Sharon McGreevy | IADT
  • Greta Andersson | FIBS
  • Alicia Garcia-Madrid Colado | European Network of Innovation for Inclusion

15:25 The way forward