30 May 2016
Technical Delegates from eight Members joined with the Competition Management Team and WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 at the Competitions Working Group. Hosted by WorldSkills Italy from 19-21 May in Bolzano, Italy, the meetings focused on various skill competitions developments for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.
The main objectives of the meeting included:
Jane Stokie, Director of Skills Competitions WorldSkills International said, "the Competitions Working Group meetings provided an opportunity to further develop ideas and topics with all Delegates actively engaged to ensure that the forthcoming Competition will be the best ever."
WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 Head of Technical, Andy Murfitt, provided an insightful update into the technical preparations for the competition including an update on the status of the Infrastructure Lists, workshop layouts, and appointment of Workshop Managers. While there are challenges Andy was quick to confirm that the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 is working hard to overcome these.