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Regional Workforce Development Summit for the emerging green economy

More than 100 people participated in the August 13 Energy Industry Workforce Development Summit at Las Positas College in Livermore. The best measure of success was that 30+ volunteers stepped forward to help create a regional workforce development strategy for the energy industry. This strategy, when fully implemented, will create a comprehensive field of study based on job creation expected by the East Bay’s energy industry.

Keynoted by Congressman Jerry McNerney, the Summit’s agenda featured representatives from the State of California, ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career, CSU-East Bay, Chabot Las Positas Community College District, Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program, Sandia National Laboratories, Chevron Energy Solutions Group, and PG&E.

Presentations from the Summit are available on the links below:

Word Document Agenda

PDF Document State of California : Clean / Green / Energy Workforce Outlook

PDF Document Connected : Transforming Today’s Education for Tomorrow’s Technology

Power Point Document PG&E: PowerPathway

Power Point Document G.Action Plan

“Did You Know”

This summit was sponsored by the Tri-Valley Business Council with support from Sandia National Laboratories, The East Bay Economic Development Alliance, The Contra Costa Council, and Workforce Incubator.