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Thursday, September 27 • 9:00am - 11:15am
DC Chamber of Commerce Presents: A Forum on Tech Jobs and the Future of Work in DC

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Technology is a major driver of employment and innovation in DC. Yet, there is a great abundance of vacant information technology (IT) positions which go unfilled. Companies want to hire top-notch, highly skilled IT professionals, however, keeping up with shifting trends and evolving technologies has proven significantly more challenging than anyone could have predicted. With the IT skills gap expected to grow over the coming years, employers must turn to creative solutions for both attracting talent and upskilling current employees. 

Benefits of Attending:
  • Learn more about the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Hear about the State of the IT skills gap
  •  Discuss how educators, workforce groups and employers can work together to pave the way for future-ready education systems for the next generation of workers
  • Explore new employment roles in reskilling and upskilling the existing workforce
Join leaders, advocates and changemakers in business, government, labor and education to address how to fuel talent in our city by building more effective partnerships for greater economic prosperity.   

Moderator
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Dr. Maria Trujillo

Faculty Director and Associate Professor of the Practice in the Systems Engineering and Technology Management Programs, Georgetown University

Speakers
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Abel Omobhude

Vice President, Information Technology, JMA Solutions
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Conrad Samuels

Manager, Talent Acquisition, Pepco Holdings
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Jennifer Taylor

Vice President, U.S. Jobs, Consumer Technology Association
Jennifer Taylor is Vice President, U.S. Jobs at the Consumer Technology Association™ (CTA) the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,200 consumer technology companies and which owns and produces CES® – The Global Stage for Innovation. Jennifer leads initiatives that... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 9:00am - 11:15am EDT
National Union Building, 6 North