Workforce Development and Education Committee: The Attraction of Advanced Manufacturing

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Location: TechWorks Gaston
52A Ervin Street
Belmont, NC
Contact: Cherise Walker
Phone: 704-378-4106

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Workforce Development and Education Committee Meeting
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The Attraction (or lack-there-of) of Advanced Manufacturing in the Charlotte Region

Join us for our third (Q3) committee meeting of 2019.  This convening will focus on workforce development in the advanced manufacturing industry in the Charlotte region.  During this full session, we will hear from those representing our workforce development and manufacturing community and how they support the talent pipeline through apprenticeships programs and strategic alliances.

In additions, we will discuss the pathways in which we educate young talent on the future job opportunities in this industry, address what advanced manufacturing is today versus 10+ years ago, and the innovative work taking place in our region.


Confirmed Panelists

Susan Gann, Career and Technical Education Director, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Nathan Huret, Director of Existing Industry Services, Economic Development Corporation Catawba County
Michelle Miller, Executive Director, Corporate and Workplace Learning, Central Piedmont Community College, Harris Campus
Dan St. Louis, Executive Director, Manufacturing Solutions Center

AGENDA
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.                Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:45 a.m.                           Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:55 a.m.                           Program
10 a.m.                              Adjourn

This meeting is free for Alliance members but registration is required. 

The Workforce Development and Education Committee convenes employers, educational institutions and workforce development organizations, supporting economic opportunity for all in the Charlotte region.



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