Video On Demand

21st Century Tech Talent and the American Economic Edge

November 14, 2016 • 10:00 am – 12:15 pm EST
A light breakfast will be served.


Charles H. Whiteman 
Dean, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University

Opening Presentation
Fariborz Ghadar
Senior Adviser, CSIS and William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning, Penn State University

Panel 1: 21st Century Manufacturing Skills—Unmet Demand
Jim Boland 
Chairman, Jobs Ohio, and Vice Chairman Emeritus, Ernst & Young

Laura Kohler
Senior VP, Human Resources and Stewardship, The Kohler Co.

David Cranmer
Deputy Director for the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, NIST

Moderated by:
Scott Miller
Senior Adviser and William M. Scholl Chair in International Business

Panel 2: Filling the STEM Skills Gap
Laura Dawson
Director of the Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

Camille Mirshokrai
Managing Director, Accenture PLC

Alex Nowrasteh
Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute

Moderated by:
Fariborz Ghadar

Event Partners

Scott Miller
Senior Mentor (Non-resident), Executive Education

Fariborz Ghadar