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Symposium on the Economics of Ignorance

  • 18 Sep 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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  • This symposium is for professionals committed to workforce development

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Symposium on the Economics of Ignorance

Join Judy and Veronika on

September 18, 2020





Who is this Symposium for?

This symposium is for professionals engaged in workforce development and credentialing.  You can get 6 points toward your CPT re-certification 


Why this Symposium?

The intent of the symposium is to foster a dialogue among professionals in training, workforce development, and credentialing on how we can step up to the role of preparing a workforce with the critical thinking skills so needed for innovation.  


The Agenda

Time

length

Topic

Who

9:00

15

Welcome

Hale & Shestakova

15

Set the stage/problem/question

Hale

9:30

20

World view- Rotary

Jahr

20

Discussion/problem

Shestakova as Facilitator

10:10

20

Economics

Shestakova

20

   Problem discussion

Foshay as Facilitator

10:50

Break

11:00

20

Define/develop critical thinking

Foshay

20

Boise story & research

Villachica + Foshay

20

Discussion/problem

Coleman as Facilitator

12:00

30

Break

12:30

20

USCG

Anne Niccoli

20

   Problem/discussion

ADM, Crisp as facilitator

1: 10

20

Commemorative Air force 

Madrid

20

   Problem/discussion

Shestakova as Facilitator

1:50

Break

2:00

20

Industry response, NRCA

Schehl

20

   Discussion/problem

   White as Facilitator

2:40

30

Culture of collaboration panel

Google & HSBC

Souchak & HSBC

20

Problem/discussion

   Hale as a Facilitator

3:30

30

Closing remarks/call to action

Hale/all


About our Speakers: 

Even Jahr, President, Odessa Chapter of Rotary a global network of leaders, innovative thinkers, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change 

Anne Niccoli, Ed D, USCG Leadership Development Center, will discuss the relationship between critical thinking and technology.  

Rob Foshay will share the research on how organizations can foster a culture that supports critical thinking and innovation. 

Steve Villachicia, Ph.D., Boise State, will discuss with Rob Foshay the challenges and what works and doesn't work when building critical thinking skills.

    John Schehl, Dir. of Certification and Global Relations will tell the story of how NRCA is leading an industry wide initiative to upskill the trades. 

    Chris Madrid, will share how the airlines are working with schools to build a pipeline for pilots and mechanics. 

    Veronika Shestakova will speak on the economic impact when the workforce lacks the ability to innovate.

    John Souchak, Google, will share what he is doing to foster a culture of innovation in credentialing. 

    To learn more download our papers on the Gig Economy and Ignorance under resources.  

    (c) Hale Associates Center, 2018, www.halecenter.org

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