The Center on Education and the Workforce strives to present core findings and report results through out a wide range of conferences and events. Here is a list of the past events senior staff have participated in:

2012 Opportunity Nation Summit

September 19, 2012  Center Director Anthony Carnevale attended the 2012 Opportunity Nation Summit to release the latest report: Career and Technical Education: Five Ways That Pay Along the Way to the B.A. In the panel “Staying ahead of the curves: Training for tomorrow’s jobs,” moderated by John Bridgeland, President & CEO of Civic Enterprises, Carnevale...

Read More

2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

August-September, 2012 At the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention in August and September, Lumina Foundation hosted a panel and discussion of The College Advantage featuring Dr. Carnevale, expressing the need for significantly more skilled workers to help grow the economy and create jobs for the future.

Read More

Jobs for Utah’s Future Symposium

May 9, 2012 Research Director Jeff Strohl and Senior Economist Nicole Smith participated in the “Jobs for Utah’s Future” symposium, a national best practices discussion to support Utah’s education and workforce projections and the corresponding educational requirements to make a meaningful impact on its educational planning and assist in developing high-quality programs to advance the...

Read More

UTEP Opportunity Days

May 2-3, 2012 In early May, the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) hosted “UTEP Opportunity Days,” a two-day event to discuss economic and social mobility in America today. Center Director Anthony Carnevale was a featured speaker, where he discussed the value of higher education, workforce development, and opportunity.

Read More

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: “What is the Future of Work?”

May 1, 2012 In early May, Senior Economist Stephen Rose shared his research on the changing structure of work in the United States over the past 60 years and what lies ahead.

Read More

Tennessee College Completion Academy

April 3, 2012 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam led a conversation with Tennesse higher education leaders about the future of postsecondary education and workforce development. Senior Economist Nicole Smith spoke on a panel of experts about what it will mean for Tennessee to get to 60% postsecondary attainment in the coming decade.

Read More

What Today’s College Students Are Learning and Why It Matters

April 3-4, 2012 Senior Economist Stephen Rose participated in a symposium hosted by The Atlantic where he discussed the future of liberal arts education at four-year universities. He was joined by college presidents and journalists throughout the nation.

Read More

AAAS Conference

February 28, 2012 In late March, Advancing Science Serving Society (AAAS) held a conference on issues related to STEM, with an emphasis on male minority populations. Senior Economist Nicole Smith discussed opportunities for minorities and women in STEM fields and occupations.

Read More

100Kin10 Partner Summit

February 21, 2012  100Kin10, an organization charged with the, goal of training 100,000 STEM teachers in the next 10 years, held its partner summit in late February. Center Director Anthony P. Carnevale spoke on a panel of experts about the future of STEM and the findings of our STEM report, released last fall. Secretary of...

Read More

New Hampshire Forum on the Future; New Hampshire College and University Council

February 15, 2012 Senior Economist Stephen Rose spoke to a group of business leaders, members of the New Hampshire state legislature, and others about the economic recovery. Later in the day, he shared his research with a group of college presidents and deans of 17 New Hampshire colleges.

Read More