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Report Release:

“Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce” 

May 18, 2017 

The Lecture Room
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  

Agenda and Presentations 


9:30 AM           Welcome
                        C. Dan Mote, Jr. President, National Academy of Engineering 

9:40 AM           Recognizing the Skilled Technical Workforce
                        The Hon. Jeff Bingaman, Chair, Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs 

10:00 AM         Understanding the Market for Skilled Technical Workers
                        Harry Holzer, Georgetown University   
                        (View Presentation)

10:20 AM         Challenges to Improving Education and Skills Training
                        Susan Sclafani, Pearson Foundation (retired)  
                              (View Presentation)

10:40 AM         What Works?  Promising or Proven Strategies
                        Annette Parker, South Central College                     
                        Mark Tomkins, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest 
                        (View Presentation)

11:10 AM          The Military as a Pathway to Skills
                         David Chu, Institute for Defense Analyses
(View Presentation)

11:30 AM          Questions and Discussion

Noon               Adjourn