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  1. 1. STEM Workforce Development Summit20, 2009 | Washington, DC August 19 – 2009 Optional Post-Conference Workshop August 21, 2009 STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Invest Resources in STEM Workforce Training to Develop Skills and Support this High-Growth Industry Educate Youth to Improve the Pipeline into STEM Fields Engage Minority Groups in STEM-Related Learning Introduce STEM professions in early education to build a Increase employment opportunities for women and other gateway to careers underrepresented groups to grow your workforce Build and Sustain Demand-Driven Workforce Develop 21st Century Skill Competencies, Training, and Development Partnerships Career Ladders Integrate workforce, higher education, and Establish a framework for advancing competencies in private organizations to cultivate workforce skills STEM workers through training opportunities and talent development www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM1 www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM
  2. 2. STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Who Day One: August 19, 2009 Should Attend: 8:30 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 • HR Directors for Keynote Address Aerospace, Healthcare, The Effects of a New Administration and Today’s Economy on the STEM Workforce Biotech Agencies and Organizations Today’s workforce and the needs of STEM industries have changed. Now, more than ever, an understanding of principles and the problem-solving skills developed by courses in STEM are necessary for most jobs. Learn how the new Administration is putting an increased focus • State and Local on STEM education and training, and what it means for workforce development programs Workforce Agencies and organizations. • Examine the latest policies that will take effect during the Obama Administration • Community Colleges • Maintain productivity in a tough economy with proven strategies for combating economic roadblocks • Directors of Workforce • Discover new trends in the STEM workforce Planning • Workforce System Youth 10:30 Program Developers Break and Refreshments • One-Stop Administrators 10:45 and Operational Staff Panel: Successfully Align Workforce Development and Higher Education • Discuss techniques to increase performance in math and science courses • Job Corps Center • Identify strategies for encouraging students to continue STEM studies through two and four- Directors year programs • Understand the significance of skill development to strengthen the workforce pipeline • Directors of Organizational 12:00 Development and Career Lunch Break Administration 1:00 • Workforce Investment Attract Underrepresented Groups to the STEM Workforce Program Managers and • Develop STEM opportunities that will attract women to the field Coordinators • Identify incentives for youth and STEM employees to compete with non-STEM careers • Effectively market STEM professions to underrepresented groups to increase their • Vocational-Technical awareness and involvement in the workforce Schools Dr. Lisa Frehill Executive Director • Regional Business Liaisons Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 2
  3. 3. STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Top 5 Day One, Continued: August 19, 2009 Reasons to Attend: 2:00 Break and Refreshments 1. Identify best practices 2:15 for training and Recruit and Retain Talent through eLearning Opportunities retaining talent in STEM • Use eLearning to grow interest in young professionals industries • Identify web-based, workforce development resources • Invest and develop a digital curriculum to engage K-12 students and young adults 2. Improve career awareness among the 3:15 youth pipeline Attract and Retain the Aging Workforce through Workplace Training 3. Create web-based • Use continued education programs to find Boomers interested in new career paths • Identify and provide valuable incentives to keep talent at your company opportunities for • Offer and develop specialized skills to retain employees and allow them to advance workforce development their careers 4. Find a solution to the aging workforce 4:15 Day One Adjourns dilemma 5. Understand the “According to one recent estimate, while only about five importance of percent of the US workforce is employed in STEM fields, Community-Based initiatives the STEM workforce accounts for more than fifty percent of the nation’s sustained economic growth.” Eleanor Babco Author, Skills for the Innovation Economy: What the 21st Century Workforce Needs and How to Provide It www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 3
  4. 4. STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Day Two: August 20, 2009 8:30 1:00 Continental Breakfast Create Demand-Driven Partnerships • Identify resources within your community to build mutually 9:00 beneficial partnerships Keynote Address • Create networks to bring together people within the STEM industry Develop Skilled Talent through Community-Based to learn more about their experiences Workforce Solutions • Coordinate with other organizations to reach out to young One of the strongest workforce development support systems for people and develop interest through workshops, competitions, any organization is its surrounding community. Through community and presentations collaboration, education and workforce systems, youth are provided Dr. Gibson ‘Sunny’ Morris resources and guidance to transition into STEM careers. Capitalize Executive Director on community-based training program solutions to enhance learning. ADWIRED Academy • Identify community resources and experts that provide training and advisement to future STEM professionals 2:00 • Discover and participate in community outreach initiatives Break and Refreshments • Help enhance achievement potential in students to encourage continued interest in STEM fields 2:15 Enhance Development Through Apprenticeships and Entre- Dr. Gibson ‘Sunny’ Morris preneurial Experiences Executive Director • Create programs that incorporate teaching, practical learning, ADWIRED Academy and work experience • Define takeaways necessary for a successful learning experience • Develop programs that foster learning, development, and a strong 10:00 desire to continue through the STEM pipeline Break and Refreshments 3:15 10:15 Invest in a Skilled Clean Technologies Workforce Harness 21st Century Skills in Current and Future Employees • Understand how the new Administration’s job training programs for clean technology will support the STEM workforce • Promote alternative learning models that enhance critical thinking, • Incorporate green technologies to advance and improve current problem solving, and communication workforce procedures • Support skill development with interactive approaches that require • Learn to allocate financial resources to strengthen research and online collaboration innovation within STEM • Establish a framework for defining competencies in STEM workers 4:15 Conference Adjourns 12:00 Lunch Break www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 4 4
  5. 5. STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Day Three: August 21, 2009 Post-Conference workshops are practical, supplementary application sessions which incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods presented during the event. Participants will obtain a further understanding of how to use newly acquire tools and cutting-edge strategies to design and implement a successful recruitment marketing plan for biotechnology. Through group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources needed for immediate and practical application. “The time is now for Enrollment space is limited, so register today to reserve your place. coordinated efforts to 8:30 seed innovative new Workshop Registration and Continental Breakfast ideas, incubate the 9:00 Grant Programs for STEM Development most promising of these With the Obama Administration in place and a new Recovery Act passed, funding for STEM initiatives, and scale education and improvement is now available. This funding is essential for strengthening grade school programs that promote STEM studies and better prepare students to enter those demonstrable successful fields. It also ensures that current professionals within the field have the resources to stimulate innovation and improvement. This workshop will help you understand the grants manage- programs to strengthen ment process, identify the traditional and non-traditional funding available, and receive the funding that’s essential to staying current within the STEM workforce. the STEM pipeline.” • Understand the vital characteristics of successful grant programs • Determine appropriate funding sources such as Federal, State and Local US Department of Labor government entities • Isolate success factors that are universally applicable to get your requests noticed • Understand the role of budgeting in the application process 12:00 Workshop Adjourns www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 5 5
  6. 6. STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Bring this Program to Your Organization Sponsorship Opportunities One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact chal- lenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for your department or for an organizationwide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by The Performance Institute will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent As a conference and training within your organization. provider, The Performance Institute is an expert in bringing together leaders to share and discuss best Customization practices and innovations. We We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf solution”. connect decision-makers with While many training providers will offer you some variation of their standard training, The respected solution providers. Performance Institute’s subject matter experts will work with you and your team to examine your programs and determine your exact areas of need. The identification of real life ex- The Institute offers four different amples will create a learning atmosphere that resonates with participants while at the same pre-designed sponsorship packages: time providing immediate return on your training investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from your organization, instructors can address specific • Event Co-Sponsor challenges and align the curriculum of each session to your objectives. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, The Performance Institute also has the ability to • Session Sponsor accommodate organizational-wide training initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, The Institute has the capacity to deliver courses to groups of up to 300 participants per day. • Luncheon Sponsor Areas of Expertise • Exhibit Booth Sponsor On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: • Strategic Planning For more information on sponsorships • Performance Measurement or to get started, contact • Project Management Jessica Ward at 703-894-0481 ext. 215 or Ward@PerformanceWeb.org • Lean Six Sigma • Workforce Management • Performance-Based Budgeting • Performance-Based Contracting • Performance Reporting • Program Evaluation • Administrative Management • Leadership and Change For more information about in-house training options available to you, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 703-894-0481 ext. 217 or email her at Mueller@PerformanceWeb.org. www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 6
  7. 7. STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 Logistics & Registration REGISTRATION 1. ONLINE at www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 2. VIA FAX to 703-894-0482 VENUE & HOTEL 3. VIA PHONE to 703-894-0481 STEM Workforce Development Summit will be held at the Performance Institute’s Training Center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the Courthouse stop on the 4. VIA MAIL to 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor Orange Line of the DC Metro. A public parking garage is located inside of the building Arlington, VA 22201 for $10/day. Continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch will be provided for delegates on each day. Yes! Register me for STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 The Performance Institute Add the Post-Conference Workshop 1515 North Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 Please call me. I am interested in a special group discount for my team Arlington, VA 22201 703-894-0481 Delegate Information A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $165.00 until July 19, 2009. Please call the hotel directly Name Title and reference code “STEM” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Office Organization Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209 Phone: 703-528-2222 Address Phone: 1-800-321-2211 http://www.CourtyardArlingtonRosslyn.com City State Zip TUITION The tuition rate for attending the STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 is Telephone Fax as follows: Early Bird Regular Rate Conference $699 $799 Email Post-Conference Workshop $299 $399 * For the Early Bird Rate, Register by June 10, 2009. Payment Information Training Form/Purchase Order Check (accepted by mail only) GROUP DISCOUNTS Credit Card For more information on group discounts for STEM Workforce Development Summit 2009 please contact Dave Yerks at 858-866-9381 or email him at Yerks@ManagementWeb.org. Credit Card Number Expiration Date Cancellation Policy For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $399 administration fee for cancellations four Name on Card 3 Digit Card verification # weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. For webinars: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $50 administrative fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. Billing Zip Code Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the meeting will be charged the entire registration fee. All the cancellation requests need to be made online Your confirmation email contains links to modify or cancel Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final until you receive a written confirmation. Priority Code: S267-WEB Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Quality Assurance Discounts The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on any discount. the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: the time of registration. The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201 • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate in the program. If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts no www.PerformanceWeb.org/STEM 7 responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests.
  8. 8. About The Performance Institute Called “the leading think tank in performance measurement for government” on OMB’s ExpectMore.gov, The Performance Institute has been a leader in Performance Management training and policy since the 2000 administration transition. As part of the Government Performance Coalition, a group of good government organizations, the Institute worked in 2000 to deliver recommendations to the then new administration on what would become the President’s Management Agenda. In 2009, the Institute is leading Innovations in Government: From Transition to Transformation, or InnoGOV.org, a collection of forums, research and recommendations to bring insight and transformation to the federal government. The goal of InnoGOV. org is to centralize the importance of performance, accountability and transparency in government and to disseminate the leading best practices to government managers. The Performance Institute has published several research reports regarding performance management initiatives and trains over 10,000 government managers per year on performance-based topics. Dedicated to improving citizen services and taxpayer transparency, the Institute uses a best-practices foundation to deliver the most effective and tested methodologies for improving performance. For More Information, Visit Our Website at www.PerformanceWeb.org