Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs:
Education, Training, and Certification Pathways
The Military as a Pathway to Skilled Technical Jobs
The Lecture Room
The National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
(Attendees may also enter building via rear entrance at 2100 C Street, NW)
December 6, 2016
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
David Chu, Committee on the Supply Chain for MIddle-Skill Jobs and IDA
Keynote: The Force of the Future and the Skilled Technical Workforce
The Hon. Peter K. Levine, Under Secretary of Defense
|1:15 PM||Panel I: Preparing Service Members for their Post-military Civilian Careers|
Moderator: David Chu, Institute for Defense Analyses
Karin Orvis, Department of Defense - "The Transition Assistance Program and Reinventing the Military Life Cycle"
Diana Banks, Department of Defense - "Signaling Skills: The DOD's Certification, Licensing, and Credentialing Efforts
Ryan McDermott, Department of Defense - "Building the Skills Bridge to Post Military Success"
|2:30 PM||Panel II: Improving the Transferability of Military Training|
Moderator: Susan Sclafani, Pearson (ret.)
Sean Murphy, Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council - "Best Practices from a State Program for Veterans"
Teresa Gerton, Department of Labor - "Supporting the Transition: The Federal Role"
Mike Haynie, Syracuse University - "The Onward to Opportunity Program"
|3:30 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:45 PM||Panel III: Continuum of Service and Civilian Needs|
Moderator: Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, Jr., U.S. Army Reserve (Ret.)
John Winkler, RAND - "Establishing the Continuum of Service"
Eric Eversole, U.S. Chamber of Commerce - "Hiring our Heroes: The Private Sector Role"
Ross Brown, JPMorgan Chase Foundation - "JPMorgan Chase: A Commitment to Veterans"
|Panel IV: Policy Roundtable|
Moderator: Daniel Feehan, Department of Defense
Debra S. Wada, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs)
Brig. Gen. Kathleen Cook, U.S. Air Force
Anish Goel, Senate Armed Services Committee