Entrepreneurial Skills and the Future of Work

Be part of an international community of EntreComp users from across education, civil society, business and industry and take away inspiration for your own work!

Join the EntreComp Connect Conference on 6 May 2019!

Share your experiences and and help shape entrepreneurial skills building for the future!

Register today for free to not miss out!

Inspire, Connect, Act

What awaits you? A dedicated conference stream at Europe's premier business conference shaping the future of work. Find inspiration and connect with partners who can help you take your work to its next level!

EntreComp Connect Conference

Become part of the EntreComp community by joining an invitation-only conference with 60+ practitioners and policy-makers actively using EntreComp in their work. Share your work, identify challenges and work together to find common solutions

European Business Summit 2019

Access the full 6 - 7 May European Business Summit and meet senior European policy, industry, skills and lifelong learning experts to share insights and debate

Agora and Meet-the-Expert Workshops

Learn from practice and connect with EBS delegates through workshops linked to the theme of entrepreneurial skills and the future of work


Register today to secure your place!


Reserve your hotel today and benefit from our specialist delegate deals!

To help you arrive relaxed at the conference on Monday morning, we have reserved a small number of rooms for you for Sunday 6 May. Book your accommodation today to secure this deal!

Hôtel du Congrès

Book a hotel in the historic center

This charming hotel dating from the 19th century is located in Brussels’ historical centre. The area is easily accessible by car, train and other public transports, and the conference venue is only a short walk away.

To benefit from the special conference price, download this form to make your booking (formulaire réservation BANTANI EDUCATION May 2019.doc).


08.30 - 09.00 Coffee
Meet other participants
09.00 - 09.15 Welcome
By Bantani Education & European Business Summit
09.15 - 10.15 Filling up the EntreComp ToolBox
We collect activity ideas to develop a EntreComp toolbox that fits your needs! You have asked for tools and ideas on how to foster the EntreComp competences, and we will make it happen! We will collect activity ideas and share an easy-to-filter online toolbox based on your input and contributions after the event.
10.15 - 10.30 Supporting the implementation of EntreComp - the 2019 COSME call for proposals
Dana Puia Morel from the European Commission's DG Grow will share more information on the COSME call published in April 2019
10.30 - 11.00 Charting the EntreComp HeatMap
We will mindmap the EntreComp community of practice to help you find like-minded partners. We will map EntreComp users and supporters and share a detailed EntreComp HeatMap with you after the event.
11.00 - 11.45 EntreComp AMA
Ask-me-anything session with Margherita Bacigalupo (EntreComp Lead Researcher, Joint Research Centre) and William O'Keeffe (Policy Officer for Skills DG Employment)
11.45 Closing


Bantani Education

Bantani Education is a non-profit based in Belgium, working collaboratively to drive entrepreneurial and creative learning. Bantani brings together extensive policy and practical experience working with public, community and private sector partners to embed entrepreneurial skills into any type of learning. It works to build collaborations and initiatives involving policy makers, educators, community and the private sector, to embed high quality entrepreneurial and creative learning practice and policy into formal and non-formal learning. The EntreCompConnect Conference builds on the success of Bantani's previous knowledge sharing and networking events Practice into Policy: Entrepreneurial Learning (PiPEnt) at the Royal Museum of Belgium in 2017.

European Business Summit

European Business Summit is a well-known organization, which creates and supports networking and debating events in Brussels, including the biggest and most prestigious event - the annual European Business Summit. Its principal goal is to bring business and politics together and stimulate thinking on the most challenging European issues. Through its events and publications, EBS delivers an inspired and informed contribution to policy-making in Europe. EBS is supported by the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium and BUSINESSEUROPE. The EBS is also proud to acknowledge the high patronage of His Majesty the King of the Belgians.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

The UWTSD International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurial Development (IICED), is widely recognised as one of the world’s foremost institutions in creativity-based entrepreneurship education. IICED has supported the development of entrepreneurial education in over 50 countries, and its publications have been leading discussions at international level.