Spring 2022 Webinar Series

EVENT DETAILS

Technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and robotics are transforming existing industries and creating new ones at an unprecedented pace. Skilled technical workers of the future will need to function well in the diverse platforms and systems that drive multiple sectors. We hope this series will develop your understanding of the Future of Work, the implications for your program, and how you can prepare for the challenge.

Webinar Format: Three 30-minute virtual webinars 

Dates: March 18, April 22, and May 20

3:00-3:30 ET

SERIES MODERATOR

Mike Lesiecki

Mike Lesiecki,
Co-Principal Investigator
Senior Consultant
CORD

PRESENTERS

Ann-Claire Anderson

Ann-Claire Anderson
Principal Investigator
Senior Vice President
CORD

Hope Cotner

Hope Cotner
Co-Principal Investigator
President
CORD

Marilyn Barger

Marilyn Barger
Special Advisor
Senior Education Advisor
FLATE

Kristine-Christensen

Kristine Christensen
Director of Faculty Development
Professor of MIS
Moraine Valley Community College

webinar 1

What are the specific knowledge and skill areas that will future-proof the STEM technicians we are preparing for emerging technologies and how do we know?

Presenters:
Ann Claire Anderson, Project PI
Senior Vice President, CORD
Hope Cotner, Co-PI, President, CORD

March 18, 2022
3:00-3:30 ET

webinar 2

 Professional Development and Instructional Resources for the Future of Work 

As instructors, unless we’re comfortable with a technology ourselves, it’s unlikely we will adopt it for our programs. Learn how you can introduce new technology skills into existing courses with brief, scenario-based, instructional cards.

April 22, 2022

3:00-3:30 ET

Presenters:
Ann Claire Anderson, Project PI
Senior Vice President, CORD
Marilyn Barger, Special Advisor
Senior Education Advisor, FLATE

webinar 3

Future of Work - Integrating Emerging Technologies

Learn how as a technician educator, you can be empowered to integrate multiple disciplines into existing programs and develop new programs that support emerging disciplines and occupations.

Presenter:
Kristine Christensen,
Director of Faculty Development
Professor of MIS
Moraine Valley Community College

May 20, 2022
3:00-3:30 ET

Watch Webinars 1 and 2

Webinar 2