Defining Solutions Toward Our Workforce Challenges

Maureen Conway
Sep 14 2017
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Defining Solutions Toward Our Workforce Challenges

Articulating the specific challenges facing the workforce development community is a necessary step before identifying potential solutions. This interactive discussion will discuss these key challenges, describe the different elements of “talent,” and recognize how different partnerships and initiatives are approaching the topic. Finally, we will look at the implications for clusters and technology-based economic development more broadly.


  • Mark Troppe, Senior Vice President, CREC


  • Maureen Conway, Vice President for Policy Programs at the Aspen Institute and Executive Director of the Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program
  • Kristin Sharp, Director, Initiative on Work, Workers and Technology, New America