The NCSL Jobs Summit is an important and timely meeting specifically designed for legislative economic development and education leaders. This invitation-only meeting provdes a unique opportunity to communicate and collaborate with legislative leaders on job creation, education, and strengthening the workforce.
This online agenda contains links to presentations and handouts from 2015 NCSL Jobs Summit sessions.
Aug. 31 hIGhLIGHTS
Check-in and registration
Sept. 1 hIGHLIGHTS
Welcome and Introductions
- Corina Eckl, NCSL director of State Services
- Senator Curt Bramble, NCSL president, Utah
Looking Forward: Economic & Employment Outlook
- Anthony Chan, chief economist, JP Morgan Chase
Jobs, Skills and People: Where We're Going and How We Get There
- Andrew Hanson, senior analyst, Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce
Presentation: "Jobs, Skills, and People: Where We're Going and How to Get There"
Smart Systems- Better Jobs
- Tom Jones, assistant manger, Toyota Production System Support Center, Kentucky
- Erika Choi, director, New York State Lean Program
|11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Federal Workforece Funds: Maximizing Education and Employment Opportunities for Youth
- Jennifer Kemp, unit chief, Policy and Performance, U.S. Department of Labor
Presentation: "Enough is Known for Action: WIOA Title I Youth Formula Program"
- Tom Phillips, president and CEO, Capital Workforce Partners
Presentation: "Getting Ahead in North Central Connecticut"
- Eleni Papadakis, executive director, Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
Presentation: "Washington's Multiple Pathways Strategy and Transition to WIOA"
Luncheon: Where Education and Economic Development Policy Meet
- Ned Hill, professor of Public Affairs, Ohio State University
New Strategies for Putting People to Work
- Joseph Quinn, senior director, Public Affairs and Government Relations, Walmart
- Maureen E. Casey, COO, Institute for Vetrans and Military Families, Syracuse University
Smart Inventives: Minimize Risk Through Better Data and Design
- Josh Goodman, officer, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Presentation: "Smart Incentives: Howe to Make the Fiscal Impact of Economic Development Programs More Predictable"
- Sallie Hemenway, director, Business and Community Service, Missouri Department of Economic Development
Presentation: "Smart Incentives: Minimize Risk Through Better Data and Design"
Connecting Students to the Fortune 500: Innovations in Education to Employment
- Grace Suh, manager, Education, IBM
- Radcliffe Sadler, P-TECH Graduate
- Alicia Guevara, executive director, Year Up New York
Sept. 2 hIGHLIGHTS
What's Driving Job Growth: A Perspective From the States
- Facilitator: Corina Eckl, NCSL director of State Services
Putting Veterans' Valuable Education, Experience and Training to Work
- Frank DiGiovanni, director, Force Readiness and Training in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
- Paula Compton, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor, Ohio Board of Regents
- Mary Beth Lakin, director, College and University Partnerships, American Council on Education
|11 a.m.- Noon
Governing in a Changing World: Understanding Demographic Trends
- Peter Francese, dounder, American Demographics Magazine
Handout: "Key Demographic Trends: Chances and Consequences"