An international conference on “Designing education from a post-COVID-19 and Industry 4.0 perspectives” will be held in Baku on September 24, the Ministry of Agriculture told Report.

According to the ministry, the conference dedicated to “Nizami Ganjavi Year” will be held with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Center, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and with the partnership of the State Tourism Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, “Regional Development” Public Union, Azerbaijan Future Studies Society – node of the “Millennium Project” in the Republic of Azerbaijan and Baku Media Center. The venue of the Conference is Heydar Aliyev Center.

International and local experts from more than 20 countries will be represented online at the event, which will be organized in accordance with the requirements of the special quarantine regime.

The international conference, which will be attended by experts and professionals from the world’s and Azerbaijan’s leading universities and research centers, will cover the impact of digital transformation on education, agriculture, communications, technology, and the labor market sectors.

At the same time, topics such as “Industry 4.0 and new educational technologies”, “Knowledge Management,” “Digital Agriculture,” “Digitalization of the Economy,” “Artificial Intelligence and Ethics,” “Digital Era: Impact on the Economy and Education System” and “Atlas of new professions in the digital era” will be discussed in 4 panels at the conference.

Representatives of UNICEF, UNESCO, the World Economic Forum, and other international organizations are expected to join the conference.

International speakers will make presentations on “Reshaping Labor Market with new digital education demands,” “Global Classrooms to nurture knowledge workers in the Industry 4.0 era”, “A new way of education for Industry 4.0 and IoT”, “Improving the quality of online teaching,” “International cooperation supports the initiative of Industry 4.0” and other topics.