Publications and Events: Events

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2019

November 7, 2019
Building an Effective Workforce for the Future
Part of ANSI World Standards Week 2019
Featured speakers offered expert perspectives on workforce trends and challenges and examined how employers can prepare themselves and current and future talent to meet future needs. Keynote speaker Patrick Gallagher, Ph.D., chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh and former under secretary for standards and technology in the U.S. Department of Commerce, shared his views on opportunities to address the skills gap through a multi-stakeholder process to develop credentials that function at market scale. In addition, Anthony Carnevale, Ph.D., director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, highlighted economic trends and factors affecting the workforce of tomorrow in his afternoon keynote. Interactive panel sessions included:
  • The Future of Work to explore how new technologies are changing skill demands, and how companies may need to change to ensure that their skill needs are met.
  • New Credentials for the Future Workforce examined new methods and types of credentials that are disrupting traditional models of learning.
  • Upskilling, Reskilling, and Retraining Today's Workforce showcased ways in which panelists' organizations are upskilling and reskilling to meet the demands of industry.
  • Future of the Standards Workforce featured panelists on the innovative ways in which members of the standardization community are responding to various workforce challenges.
Washington, DC

2017

May 15, 2017
Building a Federal Workforce through Quality Credentialing
Workcred Federal Training Session
On May 15, Workcred hosted its second federal training session, Building a Federal Workforce through Quality Credentialing, in Washington DC. The event provided training and key insights for federal employees involved in managing, leading, or creating credentialing programs, including chief learning officers, training officers, and HR professionals.
Washington, DC

2016

October 11, 2016
Building a 21st Century Federal Workforce through Dynamic Competency-Based Credentialing
Workcred Federal Training Session
On October 11, Workcred hosted a first-of-its-kind federal training session, Building a 21st Century Federal Workforce through Dynamic Competency-Based Credentialing, in Washington DC. The event provided training and key insights to federal employees involved in managing, leading, or creating credentialing programs, including chief learning officers, training officers, and HR professionals.
Washington, DC