Developing the Workforce for Information Technology in the Bay Area

Feb 7, 2001

8:00-8:30 Registration, Continental Breakfast  
8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks Sunne Wright McPeak
President & CEO
Bay Area Council
8:45-9:15 Keynote Address:
Moving From Crisis to Solution: National & Regional Perspectives on Developing the IT Workforce
Rosalind L. Hudnell
Manager, California Public Affairs
Intel Corporation
9:15-9:30 Break  
9:30-11:00 Moderated panel discussion:
Building a Regional System for Learning At the Speed of Change: An Interactive Discussion

Audience members invited to
comment during the discussion.
Interactive Panel:
Moderator: John Avakian
ED>Net and College of San Mateo

Francy Hall
Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Wanda Miles
Director of Education Alliance
Docent, Inc.

Mark Morrison
Napa New Technology High School

Bob Pearlman
21st Century Education Initiative
Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network
Chair, BaySCAN

Linda Graef Salter
West Valley-Mission Community College District

11:00-11:15 Closing Remarks:
Industry-Education Partnerships
and the National Agenda
Harris Miller
11:15-11:30 Next Steps:
Initiating a Regional Network
Sunne Wright McPeak

Sponsoring Organizations:
Bay Area Council; Bay Area School-to-Career Action Network; Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network; Silicon Graphics, Inc.; Information Technology Association of America; American Electronics Association; National Alliance of Business; Workforce Silicon Valley; San Francisco School-to-Career Partnership; Bay Area Skills Consortium; Bay Area Industry Education Council; Bay Area Multimedia Partnership; Software Development Forum