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Symposium on the Economics of Ignorance
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Symposium on the Economics of Ignorance

The intent of the symposium is to foster a dialogue among professionals in training, workforce development, and credentialing on how we can step up to the role of preparing a workforce with the critical thinking skills so needed for innovation.

9/18/2020
When: 18 Sept 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time
Where: Virtual
Virtual
United States
Presenter: Facilitated by Judy and Veronika, with many quality speakers
Contact: Judith A. Hale, Ph.D., CPT, CACP, CIDD, and ibstpi Fellow
(630) 235-0195

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  Who is this Symposium for?

This symposium is for professionals engaged in workforce development and credentialing.  You can get 6 points toward your CPT re-certification 


Why this Symposium?

The intent of the symposium is to foster a dialogue among professionals in training, workforce development, and credentialing on how we can step up to the role of preparing a workforce with the critical thinking skills so needed for innovation.  


The Agenda

Time

length

Topic

Who

9:00

15

Welcome

Hale & Shestakova


15

Set the stage/problem/question

Hale

9:30

20

World view- Rotary

Jahr


20

Discussion/problem

Shestakova as Facilitator

10:10

20

Economics

Shestakova


20

   Problem discussion

Foshay as Facilitator

10:50


Break


11:00

20

Define/develop critical thinking

Foshay


20

Boise story & research

Villachica + Foshay


20

Discussion/problem

Coleman as Facilitator

12:00

30

Break


12:30

20

USCG

Anne Niccoli


20

   Problem/discussion

ADM, Crisp as facilitator

1: 10

20

Commemorative Air force 

Madrid


20

   Problem/discussion

Shestakova as Facilitator

1:50


Break


2:00

20

Industry response, NRCA

Schehl


20

   Discussion/problem

   White as Facilitator

2:40

30

Culture of collaboration panel

Google & HSBC

Souchak & HSBC


20

Problem/discussion

   Hale as a Facilitator

3:30

30

Closing remarks/call to action

Hale/all


About our Speakers: 

  • Even Jahr, President, Odessa Chapter of  Rotary a global network of leaders, innovative thinkers, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change

  • Anne Niccoli, Ed D, USCG Leadership Development Center, will discuss the relationship between critical thinking and technology.

  • Rob Foshay will share the research on how organizations can foster a culture that supports critical thinking and innovation.

  • Steve Villachicia, Ph.D., Boise State, will discuss with Rob Foshay the challenges and what works and doesn't work when building critical thinking skills.

  • John Schehl, Dir. of Certification and Global Relations will tell the story of how NRCA is leading an industry wide initiative to upskill the trades.

  • Chris Madrid will share how the airlines are working with schools to build a pipeline for pilots and mechanics.

  • Veronika Shestakova will speak on the economic impact when the workforce lacks the ability to innovate.

  • John Souchak, Google, will share what he is doing to foster a culture of innovation in credentialing.

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