August 25, 2022

2019 Conference Agenda

2019 Construction Career Pathways Conference
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center
Conference: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Reception: 4:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Conference Room: 257 | Reception: El Capitan AB, Hilton Anaheim

7:00 a.m.Registration & Breakfast

Sponsored by the Associated Builders and Contractors and ISN
8:00 a.m.Welcome and Overview

Boyd WorshamPresident, NCCER
LeAnn WilsonExecutive Director, Association for Career and Technical Education
8:15 a.m.Construction Career Pathways Overview

• Dan BelcherDirector of Workforce Development, NCCER
• Jennifer WilkersonDirector of Marketing, Public Relations and Build Your FutureNCCER
8:30 a.m.Icebreaker Activity
9:00 a.m.Young Craft Professional Panel

• Moderator: Ashleigh Potuznik, Senior Workforce Development Manager, NCCER
• Irvyn ReyesD.P. Electric, Inc.
• Joel Dutton, TD Industries
• Steven Silva, Advanced Metal Works LLC
10:15 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m.Connecting the Dots: Programs for Every Stage of Learning

Moderator: Peyton Holland, National Technical Honor Society
Chad Sutton, Garrett High School
James Busch, Central Arizona College
Nick McFayden, Pro-Craft Construction
11:45 a.m.Lunch

Sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of America and Pearson
12:00 p.m.Keynote Speaker: Chelle Travis, Executive Director, SkillsUSA
12:30 p.m.Recruitment Strategies: What Other Industries Are Doing to Address the Skilled Workforce Shortage

• Moderator: Jennifer Wilkerson, Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Build Your Future, NCCER
• Jennifer Mellor, Greater Phoenix Chamber
• Rahsaan BartetWest-MEC
• John ShorttNational Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
• John EasleyLouisiana State Penitentiary
1:30 p.m.Becoming an Industry of Choice

• Jennifer Wilkerson, Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Build Your Future, NCCER
2:00 p.m.Hindsight 20/20 Activity
3:30 p.m.Questions and Guided Open Discussion
3:45 p.m.Plus Delta with Audience

• Dan Belcher, Director of Workforce Development, NCCER
4:00 p.m.Break
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Fluor
Location: El Capitan AB, Fourth Floor, Hilton Anaheim

Note: Agenda subject to change.