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Building talent to build medical devices


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Panel discussion with:
Ahmed Enany, President & Chief Executive Officer, SoCalBio
A. Stephen Dahms, PhD, Consultant, Workforce Development, SoCalBio
William Pratt, Vice President of Operations and Director of Creative Design, Kinamed Inc.
John Milburn, Director, Employee Training Institute, College of the Canyons

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Building talent to build medical devices

  1. 1. Case Study: Industry/Education Partnership for Workforce Development Bill Pratt VP Operations, Kinamed, Inc. Southern California Biomedical Council, Inc.
  2. 2. Activities • Ventura County Workforce Investment Board • SoCalBio Workforce Development Committee • Bio Science Alliance Workforce Development Interest Group (K-12) • Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials • Moorpark College Biotechnology Industry Advisor • CSU Channel Islands Engineering Committee • UC Riverside Bioengineering Industry Advisory
  3. 3. Ventura County Workforce Investment Board • Collaborate with business, economic development, labor, education, communitybased organizations, and government agencies to build a stronger workforce in Ventura County.
  4. 4. WIB Committee Structure • 3 industry sector standing committee: health care, clean/green, manufacturing • MFG Committee composition: Industry, K-12, Community College District, County Office of Education, Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County • Multi-campus representation: Ventura College: Industrial Technology , Moorpark College: Biotechnology
  5. 5. Committee Projects • High School Manufacturing Work Readiness Certificate • Community College Medical Device Manufacturing Certificate • Manufacturing Roundtable of Ventura County
  7. 7. Ventura College Manufacturing Technology Moorpark College Biotechnology
  8. 8. Program of Study Biomedical Device Technology – Certificate of Achievement • Moorpark College – BIOT M02 A Environmental Control and Process Support - 2 Units – BIOT M02 B Manufacturing: Quality control and Validation - 2 Units – BIOT M02 E Business Practices and Government Regulation - 2 Units • Ventura College – MT V02 Applied Machining 1 - 2 Units – MT V05 CNC Machining 1 - 2 Units – MT V15 Manufacturing Processes - 3 Units • Total Units: 13
  9. 9. Clean Room Technique – Taught at Moorpark College
  10. 10. Environmental Monitoring – Taught at Moorpark College
  11. 11. Quality Control - Taught at Moorpark College
  12. 12. High Tech Machining – Taught at Ventura College
  13. 13. Thank You Contact: Bill Pratt Kinamed, Inc. Camarillo, CA