• 2019 Education Symposium: Building an Effective Workforce

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    Name: 2019 Education Symposium: Building an Effective Workforce
    Date: May 16, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    We began the dialogue in 2013 to create a bridge between industry and education in order to create a workforce that meets the needs of businesses. The great work continues in 2019! We continue to discuss partnership models that are effective. We are taking a look at the current changes in schools, discussing how industry can provide effective feedback, and calling for action!


    PROGRAM

    Registration: 7:30 AM
    Breakfast: 8:00 - 8:45 AM
    Forum A & B: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
    Forum C & D: 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
    Lunch: 12:30 - 1:30 PM


    BREAKFAST KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    Dr. Robert Sanborn, President & CEO | Children at Risk

    FORUM A

    Disruptive Technologies: Current State of Artificial Intelligence

            Carol Brace | University of Houston -Downtown
            Dr. Lila Carden | University of Houston
            Jeana Sublett | UiPath

            MODERATOR:                
            Dr. Mary Henderson | University of Houston


    FORUM B

    Student Research Colloquium
              STUDENTS:
              AJ Meeks | University of Houston, Student
              Bennett Marcum | University of Houston, Student
              Sarah Driskill | University of Houston, Student
              Mihoko Nara | University of Houston, Graduate Student
              Olaniyi David Olaleye | Texas Southern University, Doctoral Student

             
              MODERATOR:  
             ​ Margaret Kidd | University of Houston

    FORUM C
    A Sea of Challenges and Opportunities: Maritime Industry

            John Hark | Bertling Logistics
            Maria Burns | University of Houston
            Dr. Joan Mileski | Texas A&M Galveston 
            Jason Meneley | CP Tech

     
            MODERATOR: 
            Dennis Mottola Global Logistics Consultant

    FORUM D
    Education Pathway's: What Does It Mean for Local Institutions?

            Ellen Junious | Lone Star College
            Heather Rhodes | San Jacinto College - North Campus
            Drew W. Thurman | Houston Independent School District
            Dr. Charles Gengler | University of Houston -Downtown
            Kenneth Hernandez Houston Community College   
           
             MODERATOR:
            Jagdeep Chadha University of Houston




    LUNCH KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    Janette Linder, Director | Veritas Total Solutions & Board Fellow  Latinos for Education


     

    Platinum Partner: $5,000
    • Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
    • Promotion in all event e-newsletters
    • Recognition in all print materials
    • Full Page Ad (5" x 8") in program
    • Premium table of 8 for breakfast & lunch
    • Recognition on table centerpieces
    • Premium EXPO table
    • Verbal recognition through the entire event
    • Logo on event board at the event
    • Recognition in rolling PowerPoint
    • Optional host of VIP reception

    Gold Partner: $2,500
    • Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
    • Promotion in all event e-newsletters
    • Recognition in all print materials
    • Half page ad (5" x 3.875") in program
    • Premium table of 8 for breakfast & lunch
    • Recognition on table centerpieces
    • EXPO Table

    Silver Partner: $650
    • Name recognition on event web page for 1 year
    • Promotion in all event e-newsletters
    • Recognition in all print materials
    • Quarter page ad (2.375" x 3.875") in program
    • Table of 8 for breakfast & lunch

    Table of 8: $520

    Expo Booth: $150
    • Members only
    • Includes one meal ticket for breakfast & lunch
    Sponsor a Teacher/Student: $55
    Individual Ticket Member: $65*
    Individual Ticket Nonmember: $75*
    *After May 10, 2019 Price Increase - $10
    *Day of Event Price Increase - $20
     

    Registrations require a 48 hour cancellation notice. | No refunds will be issued.             
    Event Sponsors:

    Platinum Partner

    Gold Partner

    Silver Partner

    • KTRK Channel 13
    • BakerRipley
    • University of Houston - Downtown
    • San Jacinto College
    • AAMA
    • TPC Group, Inc.
    • Houston Community College - SE
    • Gulf Winds International, Inc
    • Chick-fil-A at 45 & Wayside
    • Lira Consulting Group
    • UH Supply Chain & Logistics Technology
    Location:

    The Federal Reserve Bank
    1801 Allen Parkway
    Houston, TX 77019
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, May 16, 2019
    8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    Give us a call at 713.926.3305 or email the Chamber at frontdesk@eecoc.org
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