Education Symposium: Building an Effective Workforce

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Name: Education Symposium: Building an Effective Workforce
Date: May 18, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Lunch Speaker: Donna Bahorich, Chair of the State Board of Education 

Breakout Sessions:

FORUM A
How Artificial Intelligence and Automation Technology Will Change Our Workforce
 
Carol B. Brace, MS, LSSBB, CTL, CIL, SCOR, PMP, Lecturer/Business Development  Specialist Davies College of Business, University of Houston – Downtown
Marie Myers, HPI Global Controller & Head of Finances Services
Lila Carden, Ph.D., PMP, Visiting Assistant Professor, Management, Davies College of Business, University of Houston-Downtown
Wendy Titus, Regional Manager, Cisco
Moderator: Michelle Hundley, President & CEO, Stratus Public Relations, LLC


FORUM B
Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management: Attract – Train – Place


Margaret Kidd, CPE™, SCPro™, Assistant Professor, Supply Chain University of Houston
Mansoureh Shahryari, SCPro™, International Business, Logistics & Maritime Program Graduate San Jacinto College

Bryan Zirkle, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and Professor at Lone Star College
Brooks Elliott, Pinch Transportation and Past President of International Transportation Management Association
​Gilda Ramirez, Senior Director, Small Business and Education Outreach, Port Houston
Moderator: Cynthia Garza, Dean, Logistics Center of Excellence, Houston Community College

FORUM C
Community College Initiatives in Petrochemical, Energy & Manufacturing Careers

Azita Ahosseini, Ph.D, Process Technology Professor, Houston Community College
Jeffery Parks, Dean of Business and Technology, San Jacinto College
Tamera Bolden, Principal, East Early High School and Partner of Houston Community College Fraga Campus

FORUM D

Trade Skills for Houston's Job Demands - Where Are We Now? 

Mark Salinas,
General Manager, Industrial Terminals, Gulf Stream Marine

Diego Molinar, Membership Development, International Brotherhood Electrical Workers
Mike Russo, Assistant Vice President, Seafarers International Union of North America
​Eloy Cortez, Vice President, International Longshore Association – Gulf Coast Region
David Gosnay, Operations Manager - Training and Logistics at LyondellBasell & Representing East Harris County Manufacturing Association

Moderator: Dani S. Grant, Human Resources Manger, Noltex L.L.C.

If you would like to become a sponsor for the event, please download the Sponsorship Form

Platinum Partner: $5,000
•Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
•Promotion in all event e-newsletters
•Recognition in all print materials
•Full Page Ad (5” x 8”) in program
•Premium table of 8 for breakfast & lunch
•Recognition on table centerpieces
•Premium EXPO table
•Verbal recognition through the entire event
•Logo on event board at the event
•Recognition in rolling PowerPoint
•Optional host of VIP reception

Gold Partner: $2,500
•Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
•Promotion in all event e-newsletters
•Recognition in all print materials
•Half page ad (5” x 3.875”) in program
•Premium table of 8 for breakfast & lunch
•Recognition on table centerpieces
•EXPO Table

Silver Partner: $650
•Name recognition on event web page for 1 year
•Promotion in all event e-newsletters
•Recognition in all print materials
•Quarter page ad (2.375 x 3.875”) in program
•Table of 8 for breakfast & lunch

Table of 8: $520

Expo Booth: $150

•Members only
•Includes one meal ticket for breakfast & lunch

Individual Ticket Nonmember: $75
Individual Ticket Member: $65
Sponsor a Teacher/Student: $55


 

Event Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor

  • Valero - Houston Refinery

Gold Sponsor

  • Comerica Bank
  • Houston Community College - SE
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KTRK-TV
  • Space City Credit Union
  • Gulf Winds International, Inc

Silver Partner

  • BakerRipley
  • Chick-fil-A at 45 & Wayside
  • ILA - South Atlantic & Gulf Coast District
  • Kacal's Auto & Truck Service
  • San Jacinto College
  • Seafarers International Union
  • U of H - College of Technology
  • Morales Funeral Home
Location:
The Federal Reserve Bank
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019
Date/Time Information:
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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