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2018 West/Northwest Regional Meeting

Apr 10, 2018 01:00pm -
Apr 11, 2018 04:00pm

Event Description


West/Northwest Regional Meeting and NEEN Workshop 
April 10-11, 2018
Register Now! 

The Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) will be holding a meeting on April 11, 2018 for CEWD members in the West and Northwest (AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss workforce development issues and concerns in the region and to share solutions to these issues. Additionally, CEWD will be hosting a half-day National Energy Education Network (NEEN) workshop on April 10, 2018. The audience for this workshop is CEWD industry members in the region and their sponsored NEEN educators.  To make the workshop effective and valuable for all, CEWD industry members are urged to attend and to invite and encourage participation by their NEEN sponsored schools. 

Please note that this invitation is being sent to CEWD members only. Please feel free to forward this invitation to others within your organization that you think should attend, including your utility subsidiaries and union leadership. This meeting is limited to CEWD members only. If you would like to invite education or workforce partners not yet sponsored, please complete the respective sponsor form prior to extending an invitation to attend 
(education form /workforce form).  

There is no cost for attending the meeting except for your individual expenses (airfare and hotel). Please register as early as possible so that we will have an accurate count for which to plan. 

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Hosted by: Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Meeting Location:
Pacific Gas & Electric 
14th Floor 

245 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

NEEN Workshop

April 10, 2018
1:00 - 5:00 PM PT

West/Northwest Region Workforce Development Meeting
April 11, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT

Networking Reception
April 10, 2018
6:00 PM PT
Delancey Street Restaurant


April 11, 2018






8:00 – 9:00 AM


9:00 – 9:15 AM


Dinyar Mistry, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer,
PG&E Corporation

9:15 – 10:30 AM

Introductions, Agenda Review, 2018 CEWD Goals Update

Ann Randazzo, Executive Director, CEWD

10:30 –11:15 AM


11:15 – 12:00 PM

Region and Consortia Updates

12:00 – 1:00 PM


1:00 – 2:30 PM

Assessment workshop – Are we making progress in developing a diverse, qualified talent pipeline for the energy workforce?

Five Things Companies Can Do:

  • Make it easier for students and job seekers to find us, understand our jobs, and learn what education pathways in your region will lead to an energy job. Best Practice: TBD

  • Communicate to students, jobseekers, and educators which credentials are required, preferred, and recognized by employers in your state, and are being used in hiring decisions. Best Practice: TBD

  • Develop partnerships with other employers and educators to engage students from interest through employment. Best Practice: TBD

2:30 – 2:45 PM


2:45 – 3:45 PM

Assessment workshop – Are we making progress in developing a diverse, qualified talent pipeline for the energy workforce?  (continued)

  • Organize and educate within your company to communicate strategies, initiatives, policies, and funding and align company personnel, systems, policies, and practices to support the needs of diverse, qualified applicants.  Best Practice: TBD

  • Provide data on the timing and demand for jobs in your company and feedback to educators and pipeline organizations on the quality of hires from their organizations.  Best Practice: TBD

3:45 – 4:00 PM

Summary of Day and Closing Remarks / Adjourn

Ann Randazzo, Executive Director, CEWD


If you have any questions, please contact staff@cewd.org

You can find additional information about the Center at cewd.org. 

Event Type:Committee
Early registration ends on Dec 31, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Jan 01, 2018 and ends on Apr 11, 2018.
Late registration starts on Apr 12, 2018.
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