Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education and Research
Emerging Technologies Areas and Best Practices to Bridging Skills Gap Seminar
Technology Square Research Building (TSRB), GaTech
85 Fifth Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Date: May 21, 2019
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The skills needed to tap into new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, blockchain, etc. are in short supply. The businesses who crack the code of upskilling their employees in the right technology are the ones who are most likely to thrive in an evolving landscape of talent and work. Industry leaders and learning & development experts say that bridging this skills gap is a primary challenge that they are facing today. In this timely seminar, we are going to discuss what is likely impact of Emerging Technologies on today’s workforce, how do we bridge skills gap and get ready for future workforce? 
Confirmed/Invited* Speakers
(as of 05/12/19)
Mr. Harry Banks, Director, Technology Services, Southern Company
Speaker*, Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)
Mr. Vadim Y. Ratokhin, Director, UPS Capital Technology
Dr. John R. McIntyre, Prof. of Management and International Affairs, Executive Director, Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education & Research, Scheller College of Business & Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Thomas J. Cunningham, Chief Economist, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Mr. Christopher Grahn, Partner Atlanta, Odgers Berndtson  
Speaker*, Technical College System of Georgia 
Mr. Larry Alford, GaMEP, Georgia Tech & South Metro Atlanta Advanced Manufacturing Consortium and the industry liaison for the Georgia Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (GA CATT) program.  
Dr. Jan Youtie, Director, Program in Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, Enterprise Innovation Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology 
Mr. Ian A. H. Bond, Executive Director for International Affairs, Columbus Technical College
Mr. Alain Louchez, Managing Director, Georgia Tech Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies. - Internet of Things (IoT)
Mr. Ani Agnihotri, Co-Founder and CEO, Marshall Automation America, Inc.
Mr. Elliott Paige*, Airport Director, Air Service Development, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
10:15 am - Session 1
·      Impact of Emerging Technologies on Today’s Work Force
11:15 am – Session 2  
·      Bridging Skills Gap in Short Term
Luncheon Speaker - Mr. Harry Banks, Director, Technology Services, Southern Company
1:30 pm - Session 3
·      What are Best Practices to prepare the Future Work Force
Early Registration $45 per person. For more information or sponsorship contact: or call 404-394-6678


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