Protecting and repairing the environment is not just good news for our planet, it is also good news for the American worker. The demand for workers with green skills rose dramatically last year in all industries – from tech to health care to the skilled trades – and is projected to grow even more this year with the passage of the Infrastructure and Jobs Act. Using our own proprietary state-by-state research, this WorkingNation panel examines where the opportunities exist today and tomorrow for green jobs and identifies educational pathways that lead to the skills job seekers need to get these in-demand jobs.
The panel will be moderated by Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-chief of WorkingNation. Panelists are former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University; Daniel Ferguson, Senior Director of Workforce Development at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI); Matt Sigelman, Chairman of Emsi Burning Glass; Frank Niepold, Senior Climate Education Program Manager and Coordinator at NOAA’s Climate Program Office; and Joan Lynch, Chief Content and Programming Officer at WorkingNation.
When and where: Tuesday, April 5, 10:10-10:50 a.m. PT, Harbor E, Level 2, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego.
More information can be found here: https://bit.ly/3x0aczV