past event
Employment and Jobs

Five Years of UpSkill America: What’s Next? – Videos

 

Opening Remarks and Keynote

Featuring Maureen Conway (Vice President for Policy Programs, The Aspen Institute; Executive Director, Economic Opportunities Program), Dan Porterfield (President and CEO, The Aspen Institute), Eva Sage-Gavin (Senior Managing Director, Talent & Organization Consulting, Accenture), and Ellie Bertani (Senior Director and Portfolio Owner of Digital Transformation and Reskilling, Walmart US).

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How Large Employers Think about Upskilling

What is driving large employers to invest in new upskilling programs and what types of programs are they investing in? What is working well and what needs to get better? What advice do they have for other companies?

Featuring Eva Sage-Gavin (Senior Managing Director, Talent & Organization Consulting, Accenture), Shweta Srivastava (Director of 21st Century Employability, Microsoft), Van Ton-Quinlivan (CEO, Futuro Health), Chris Trout (Vice President Learning and Development, The Walt Disney Company), and Matthew Heimer (Senior Features Editor, Fortune Magazine).

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The Value of Local and Regional Initiatives

What can civic and education leaders do to create an ecosystem that encourages employer and education partnerships that lead to upskilling programs? How do they ensure these programs develop a skilled workforce within a community that will serve existing employers and attract new ones?

Featuring Daryl Graham (Senior Vice President of Philanthropy, Strada Education Network), Reg Javier (Deputy Executive Officer, San Bernardino County California), Amanda Winters (Program Director, Economic Opportunity, Center for Best Practices, National Governors Association), and Lauren Weber (The Wall Street Journal).

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Success Stories: Graduates Share Their Stories

Upskilling program graduates from across the country and industries will share their personal experiences, how their program helped them, and what advice they would have for other participants and employers who are considering such programs.

Featuring Yenis Blanco (Training Manager, McDonald’s), Lisa Gauthier (City Council Member, East Palo Alto, California), Kimberly Vaughn (IT Project Manager, IT Governance, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis), and Amanda Newman (Senior Project Manager, The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program).

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Closing Remarks and Keynote

Featuring Maureen Conway (Vice President for Policy Programs, The Aspen Institute; Executive Director, Economic Opportunities Program), Nick Pinchuk (Chairman and CEO, Snap-on), and Jaime Fall (Director, UpSkill America).

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Agenda

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Speakers

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Event information
Date
Tue Jan 21, 2020
12:30pm - 5:00pm
Location
The Aspen Institute
2300 N Street NW Suite 700
Washington DC 20037