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Project Title: The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training, and Certification Pathways

PIN: PGA-STEP-13-02         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academy of Engineering
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Board on Higher Education & Workforce
Board on Science Education
Board on Testing and Assessment
NAE Office of Programs
Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy

Shivakumar, Sujai

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Computers and Information Technology; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Medicine; International Issues; Labor Force Issues; Policy for Science and Technology

Fostering Worker Mobility and Apprenticeships for a Skilled Technical Workforce
December 12, 2017 - December 12, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Sujai Shivakumar


9:00 AM Introduction
The Hon. Jeff Bingaman, Chair, NASEM Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs

9:15 AM Panel I: Advancing the Mobility of the Skilled Technical Workforce
Moderator: Susan Sclafani, Pearson (retired)

The Economics of Workforce Mobility
Harry Holzer, Georgetown University

Movement of Skills Across Borders
Caroline Vicini, Delegation of the European Union to the United States

Easing State Barriers to Labor Market Entry
Martin Simon, National Governors Association

Standardizing Credentials
Scott Cheney, Credential Engine

10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:45 AM Panel II: Lessons from European Workforce Programs
Moderator: Mark Tomkins, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest

Learning from the Swiss about Apprenticeships
Suzan G. LeVine, Former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Expanding “Work and Learn” Opportunities in the United States
Emily DeRocco, E3 and LIFT

A Practical View of Implementing German-style Apprenticeship Programs in the U.S.
Arnd Herwig, Brose North America Inc.

11:45 AM Keynote: Opportunities and Challenges of the German Apprenticeship System
H.E. Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States

12:05 PM Concluding Remarks
The Hon. Jeff Bingaman, Chair, NASEM Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs

12:15 PM Adjourn