Workforce Development Session & Fair

Linking Workforce Experts to Employers

A consortium of aerospace training, educational, apprenticeship, business and workforce development institutions will articulate how to best access resources to leverage our regional expertise to usher in the future of Workforce Development in Aerospace. Meet one-on-one with presenters and institutions to learn how YOUR organization can take advantage of these incredible resources.

1:30 pm on Thursday, February 16, Lynnwood Convention Center

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Building Bridges to Connect the Skilled Workforce of Tomorrow

2:15 Welcome – PNAA

2:20 Session Overview – Dr. Kristina Hayek, SHRM-CP- US Instructional Design and Dev. Manager, Hexcel Corporation

Workforce Development Panels

Panel 1: Employment Outlook

Moderator: John Thornquist- Director, Office of Aerospace (Governor’s Aerospace Sector Lead), WA Department of Commerce

  • Dr. Anneliese Vance-Sherman- Regional Labor Economist, Employment Security Department
  • Mike Brennan- Economic Development Specialist, Washington Workforce Training Board
  • Chance Brimhall, SHRM-CP, PHR- President, Washington State Human Resource Council (Affiliate of SHRM)

Panel 2: Workforce Development Initiatives

Moderator: Dan Johnson- HR Director, Fatigue Technology – A PCC Company and Board Member, WDC Seattle-King County

  • John Turner- Manager, Workforce Development, Manufacturing and Safety, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Melanie Brown- HR Generalist, Skills Inc. (Apprenticeships)
  • Robin Twyman- Consul Business and Government Affairs, UK Government Office (Global Apprenticeships and Initiatives)

4:30 Conclusion
PNAA and/or Kristina Hayek

1:30-2:15 and 4:30-5:00 Table Exhibitors Available

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