Who can register?
As per the invitation letter, invitations were extended to ministers, and senior officials of
international organisations, with responsibilities over skills-relevant portfolios including education
(all levels and forms of learning), employment, business, technology and innovation, and others with a
stake in developing and using people’s skills. OECD Member countries, the European Union, the Council of
Europe, UNESCO, OECD accession and key partner countries, and other countries that have engaged in the
OECD’s skills work were also invited.
Participation is by invitation only, as the Skills Summit 2020 will be conducted in a
videoconference format not open to the press in order to foster free and frank exchanges. Countries and
international organisations are strongly encouraged to register ministers (or their equivalent for
international organisations) who have contributed to advancing the skills agenda. Each minister (or
their equivalent for international organisations) may be accompanied by up to three advisors as
How to register?
Invitees should register by clicking the following link (https://cankarjevdom.eventsair.com/2020-skills-summit/registration/Site/Register)
and providing and submitting the information requested in the form.
A separate registration form should be completed for each invitee (minister or their equivalent for
international organisations) with information about any advisors who will attend as silent
What information is required for registration?
For smoother registration, please have the following information at hand:
- High definition photo of the invitee (minister or their equivalent for
international organisations) with a maximum size of 1 MB;
- CV (a short bio) with up to a maximum of 500 words;
- Name, title, organisation, e-mail address and phone number
- Names, titles, organisations, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of up to three accompanying
advisors as silent observers.
Is registration necessary if you have already confirmed attendance to the OECD?
Yes. The registration form asks for detailed information about participants, which is needed to allow
participants to join the virtual meeting.
Can you start the registration, stop, and come back later to complete the registration?
No, please complete the registration in one go. All of the required information is listed above.
Can someone register a minister on their behalf?
Yes, an advisor/assistant can register a minister and up to three advisors on their behalf via the link
What will happen when the registration is complete?
The person whom you list as contact person in the form will receive a confirmation e-mail, and your
registration details will be shared with the summit organisers from the OECD and Slovenian
Can I make changes to the registration after completing the registration process?
Yes, but not using the online form. If you must alter your registration, please notify the Registration
Office (registration cd-cc si) of any changes with the OECD
on copy (SkillsSummit2020 oecd org).
What are the next steps after registration?
The OECD will shortly provide you with additional information, such as the online platform connection
details, a link to the event website, the background paper and final agenda.
How will the information I provide during registration be used and protected?
The information you provide during registration will be used and protected according to the terms and
conditions available in the registration form. Both the Government of Slovenia and the OECD will follow
their usual best practices in using and protecting your data.
Who should I contact if I am having any problems registering?
You can contact the specialised Registration Office at registration cd-cc si
for any technical issues during registration or the OECD at SkillsSummit2020 oecd org
for any other issues.
Skills Summit 2020 will be organised as an interactive virtual meeting, using Zoom as a platform.
In order to receive the Zoom link to the Summit, each participant (or their assistant) should click the
link, provided by organisers via email. Participants’ details to Zoom ar kindly requested to be provided
by Thursday 8 October. You will then receive the Zoom link to enter the Summit, on your screen
and by email.
Please find below a technical guide attached with details about how to connect to the Skills Summit
Technical Information – Practical Guide
To summarise some of the main points in the technical guide:
Test your connection
The event organisers strongly recommend that participants (or their assistants) test participants’
Zoom connection with the Summit technical team on Wednesday, October 7 during one of the following
timeslots: 7:00-10:00 and 22:00-24:00 (CEST [UTC +2]). Please use the same equipment for the test
and for the Summit;
We recommend that you install the latest versions of the Zoom Desktop Client or Zoom Mobile App
before the Summit;
On the day of the Summit, please connect your device from 07:00 and before 08:00 (CEST [UTC
+2]) for identification, testing and instructions;
To enable the host to accurately identify speakers, please follow the naming conventions in the
technical guide when you connect to the Summit;
Active speakers please unmute yourself only when speaking, then mute yourself;
Avoid video conference systems
The event organisers strongly recommend that participants do not use video conference systems for the
Summit (e.g. Polycom, Cisco, etc.), as the event organisers cannot provide technical support for