Training for the Future: Aligning MI’s Industry & Workforce Needs | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Automation and technology are changing the work of the future with the promise of higher productivity, increased efficiencies, safety and convenience. However, these new technologies raise tough questions about the broader impact on jobs, skills and the nature of work itself. This session will discuss how to match training with workforce needs, the skills necessary to be successful in the mobility industry, and how industry can work collaboratively with training entities to establish viable career paths for low- and middle-income workers.

PanelistsCarla Bailo, President and CEO, Center for Automotive Research
Mark Muro, Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Dan Varner, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

ModeratorDave Egner, President and CEO, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

Host: Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

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