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2017 November CEWD Annual Summit

Nov 08, 2017 08:00am -
Nov 10, 2017 12:00pm

Event Description

CEWD’s 2017 Annual Summit will bring together experts from energy companies and their education and community partners to showcase successful examples of how utilities are building a diverse, qualified pipeline of talent for the future.  The Summit will focus on the resources and tools that have been developed by CEWD and how companies are using them to attract, educate, hire and retain youth, women, military and transitioning adults for successful careers in the energy industry.

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

7:30 – 5:30 pm

Registration

8:00 – 10:00 am

CEWD Workforce Planning Council Meeting

10:00 – 12:30 pm

Executive Council Meeting

1:00 – 5:30 pm

National Forum

6:00 – 7:30 pm 

Networking Reception 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

7:00 – 5:00 pm        

Registration

7:00 – 8:00 am

Breakfast 

8:00  – 8:10 am

Welcome to the CEWD Summit


8:10  – 9:10 am
 

CEWD Board Insights: Making the Connection to a Diverse, Qualified Pipeline
Beth Reese, Southern Company Gas

Melissa Anderson, Duke Energy
John Bruckner, National Grid


9:10  – 9:40 am
 

CEWD Update

9:40 - 10:00 am
 

Break

10:00  – 10:30 am
 

CEWD Survey Results

10:30  – 11:00 am
 

Strategic Linkages: How to Build a Diverse, Qualified Pipeline and Use CEWD's New Assessment Tool
Ann Randazzo, CEWD

 

11:00 - 12:00 pm
 

Diversity in the Pipeline Discussion Panel: Reaching Back and Keeping the Momentum Going
Facilitator: Beth Britt, CEWD
Young Women Career Day: Amanda Seward, Ameren
Middle and High School Girls Program: Nora Swanson, Southern Nuclear
Energy Tech High School: Kamaj Bailey, Consolidated Edison

 

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Networking Lunch
 

1:15 - 2:45 pm

Communities of Practice Working Sessions
Troops to Energy Jobs (Rosa Schmidt) 
High School Career Academies (Valerie Taylor) 
EIF Approved Providers (Julie Stzrempko)
Diversity Advisory Group (Ann Randazzo)
Contractors (Beth Britt) 
Knowledge Transfer and Retention (Ray Kelly)

Others, TBD by Summit Attendees (Dana Berkheimer)
 

2:45 - 3:05 pm

Break


3:05 - 3:35 pm
 

Connecting the Secondary to the Post-Secondary Pipeline
Joanne Kingman, Estrella Mountain Community College
James Hettel, APS
Diane McCarthy-West, West-MEC


3:35  – 4:35 pm
 


Diversity in the Pipeline Discussion Panel: Supporting Them Through Post-Secondary
Facilitator: Ray Kelly, CEWD
Pre-college Internship Program: Deb Majeski, DTE
Internship Program: Joe Ryzewski, United Illuminating/AVANGRID Iberdrola

Internship Investment Programs: Marji Morris, Tuscon Electric Power


4:35  – 4:45 pm
 

Wrap-up/Adjourn

6:00 - 8:00 pm


Restaurant Round-ups

Friday, November 10, 2017

7:00 – 8:00 am    

Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10 am

Welcome to Day 2


8:10  – 8:30 am
 

Veterans in Energy Initiative
Ann Randazzo, CEWD

8:30  – 9:30 am
 

Salute to Veterans Panel: Veterans from Troops to Energy Jobs Companies
Facilitator: Rosa Schmidt, CEWD
​Curtis Belen, Consumers Energy
Steve Hinds, Consolidated Edison 
Steven McGugan, Duke Energy

 

9:30  – 10:00 am
 

Quality in the Pipeline: National Energy Foundation Literacy Survey Report
Gary Swan and Elissa Richards, NEF

10:00 - 10:20 am
 

Break

10:20 - 11:00 am
 

Using CEWD Tools to Build a Quality Pipeline
CEWD Tools: Valerie Taylor, CEWD
EIF Best Practices: Jake Hildebrant, Madisonville Community College
GIE Math & Test Prep Workshop: TBD

11:00  – 12:00 pm
 

Connecting the Dots: Building a Qualified and Diverse Pipeline from "Reaching Back" through Hiring
Maureen Wilt, FPL

12:15 pm

Adjourn


Event Type:Conference
Category:Annual Membership Meeting
Early registration ends on Mar 31, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Apr 01, 2017 and ends on Mar 31, 2017.
Late registration starts on Apr 01, 2017.

 

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 2017 November Summit Registration
Member Fee: $395.00$395.00$395.00
Non-Member Fee: $895.00$895.00$895.00
 

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