Friday, October 23, 2020 12:30 PM ~ 2:00 PM ET

New technologies, demographic shifts and the current economy are radically transforming the way that organizations conduct business and the type of skills their talent needs to help them thrive in this new age of work.  For this closing plenary, two states will discuss the role apprenticeship plays in ensuring that youth and adults have the skills businesses need now and in the future to succeed in a thriving, resilient economy.


Ayreen Cadwallader, Program Lead, Division of Strategic Investments, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration


Beth Brinly, Vice President, Workforce Innovation, Maher and Maher

Julian Alvarez, Commissioner Representing Labor, Texas Workforce Commission

Rebecca DeMatteis, Program Administrator, Ohio Department of Job & Family Services

Gina Wells, Senior Analyst, Maher and Maher