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The DEMETRA project held its first multiplier event in Budapest on 23 November 2018. The event was organized by the Hungarian Plastics Industry Association, the main purpose of which was to present the project to decision makers, both actors of dual education and plastics industry companies. The event was opened by Gáborné Pölöskei, Deputy State Secretary, ITM, who gave a detailed account of the current situation of VET and introduced new actors in the field (e.g. Vocational Training Council and Digital Community Workshops), as well as the government's VET policy. After the keynote presentation, Zsanett Vörös-Gubicza, Director of Education and Training, from MKIK gave a comprehensive picture of the chamber's duties in the field of dual training. Csaba Tóth, Senior HR Director from LEGO presented an initiative taking the lead in the implementation of the practical examples, and Ildikó Sárdi, leader of practical training at Veszprém Vocational Training Center analyzed the successes and pitfalls of the plastic industry through an example in her institution. The participants of the conference carefully listened to Gábor Farkass's presentation of the Demetra project and expressed their interest in further results.