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WorldSkills Kazan 2019
August 22, 2019 - August 27, 2019
Every two years WorldSkills hosts the world skills competition which attracts more than 1,300 Competitors from more than 60 countries. At this event, young people from all corners of the globe gather together for the chance to win a prestigious medal in their chosen skill. There are competitions in 56 skills across a wide range of industries — from joinery to floristry; hairdressing to electronics; and autobody repair to bakery. The Competitors represent the best of their peers and are selected from skills competitions that are held in WorldSkills Member countries and regions.
This year, David Hanson, Ph.D. and Sophia the Robot will be part of the opening ceremony events, with more than 45,000 people in attendance.