Workforce Summit Gathers Leaders to Reshape Engineering Education


Workforce Summit Gathers Leaders to Reshape Engineering Education


 
Media Contact:
Rafael Gerena
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
r.gerena@asee.org
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C. – March 18, 2022
 
Executives from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Greater Washington Partnership will join key leaders in higher education, accrediting bodies and federal agencies to explore the future of workforce development through innovative collaboration at a two-day conference in April hosted by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
 
ASEE’s Industry 4.0 Workforce Summit is an in-person event that caps a series of webinars convening industry, academia, policy makers, professional societies, and accreditors to highlight lighthouse examples of collaboration between stakeholders in engineering education and workforce development. It focuses on preparing engineering, engineering technology, and engineering technician students for the future of work. The Summit—which takes place April 25th to 26th 2022 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C.— will explore topics including how to modernize engineering education, updating pathways for workforce development, and tightening collaboration between academia and industry to better prepare the engineering and technical workforce.
 
Presenters include:
  • Jason A. Tyszko, Vice President, Center for Education and Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • JB Holston, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Washington Partnership
  • Kenneth Ball, Dean, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
  • Sue Ellspermann, President, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
  • Vinod Lohani, Program Director, NSF DGE
  • Karrin Felton, SMART Scholarship-for-Service, DOD
 
Keynote speakers include:
  • Darryll J. Pines, President, University of Maryland
  • Barbara Humpton, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens USA
  • Gregory Washington, President, George Mason University
 
To register or learn more, visit https://workforcesummit.asee.org/
 
About ASEE
Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. ASEE develops policies and programs that enhance professional opportunities for engineering faculty members and promotes activities that support increased student enrollments in engineering and engineering technology colleges and universities. ASEE also collaborates with national and international organizations to advance its mission.