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Please join Senator Jeff Bingaman, German Ambassador Peter Wittig and other experts on December 12 at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a discussion on how we can build a stronger skilled technical workforce. This workshop will address two key issues identified in the recent National Academies report on Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce: the need to reduce barriers to worker mobility and the need to draw in lessons from apprenticeships and other “work and learn” programs in Europe and the United States. Register | View Agenda
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On December 15, 2016, the Innovation Policy Forum held a workshop designed to gather leading researchers to explore the returns to federal investments in the innovation system, which include economic growth, job creation, as well as improved health and quality of life. The workshop was structured into panels investigating social returns to federal investments in basic research, federal support to private-sector innovation, public investments in human capital and supporting infrastructure such as digital infrastructure, and the relationship between innovation, inequality, and social mobility. This publication briefly summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
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To better understand the role and experiences of the Manufacturing USA initiative, a committee of the Innovation Policy Forum convened a workshop on May 23, 2017 drawing together institute directors and manufacturing policy experts along with leaders from industry, academia, and government. Participants addressed the role of the manufacturing institutes in increasing advanced manufacturing in the United States, examined selected foreign programs designed to support advanced manufacturing, and reviewed recent assessments of existing institutes. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
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The half-day workshop will describe the evidence on the efficacy of Digital Tutors, exploring our current knowledge about the capabilities and applicability of this technology for use in day-to-day teaching and learning. It will also discuss strategies and policies needed to more widely implement digital tutoring and to assess its impact at much larger scales. View Agenda | Register
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Fostering Worker Mobility and Apprenticeships for a Skilled Technical Workforce
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Returns to Federal Investments in the Innovation System: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Bri ...
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Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce: The Role of Digital Tutors
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Upcoming Events

12 December
Building America's Skilled
Technical Workforce:
Workshop on Apprenticeships
and Worker Mobility
Washington, DC
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8-9 January 2018
Workshop on Government Decision-Making to Allocate Scientific Resources
Washington, DC
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The Role of Inducement Prizes

Review of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs at the Department of Energy

Evaluation of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
What processes, deliverables, and metrics are used to assess the short and long-term success of ARPA-E programs?

Innovation Policy Forum
What current and potential policy initiatives advance innovation and the development of the knowledge economy in the United States and abroad?

Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce
How can jobs, workers, education and training programs in the U.S. be better aligned to support the middle-skilled workforce?

Featured: Sen. Jeff Bingaman discusses the Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce report

 

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