Knowledge Workforce Network Meeting

Series Event

What:  The Knowledge Workforce Network provides a forum for members interested in education and workforce development issues, ranging from the current talent landscape to curriculum development, technology investment in NC schools and promoting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM).  These meetings are open to all employees of NCTA member companies and organization. RSVP is required – see link to register below.

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Agenda

Briefing: Legislative Update
Ed Turlington, NCTA State Government Counsel – Brooks Pierce

Briefing: NC in the Global Economy: The Workforce Development Challenge
Helen Wu, NCGE/Bass Connections Team, Duke University

Panel Discussion: Nurturing New Sources for Talent
Moderator:  Craig Scates, Partner – Resolvit, LLC
Panelists:
Andrew Billingsley, Manager of Customized Corporate Education and Partnership Development (CCEPD) – NC State University – McKimmon Center for Extension & Continuing Education
Gail Douglas, Workforce Management Lead – Red Hat
Jamie Glass, AVP for Corporate Solutions – Wake Tech Community College
Nick Jordan, CEO – Smashing Boxes /The Iron Yard Academy
Kirsten Lora, Senior Product Director, Business Training and Business Transformative Services – Global Knowledge

When:  Friday, April 25, 2014

  9:00 am – Registration & Networking
  9:30 am – Introductions & Briefings
10:30 am – Panel Discussion
11:30 am – Adjourn

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Where:  MetLife
5411 Page Rd.
Durham, NC 27703
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Registration:  

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Sponsorship:  Serve on the Steering Committee to help guide programming during the year.  Participation is limited to no more than 10 individuals whose companies sponsor the Network as a Supporter ($500) or a Meeting Sponsor ($1,500).

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Network Contact: To inquire about sponsorship, or to be added/removed from the distribution list for this or any Network, please contact Alison Gordon at 919.890.0775 or Email Alison. Please also direct membership inquiries to Alison.

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