Title: Impact of STEM Programs on the Workforce
Description: Think today’s war for technology talent is tough? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer occupations is projected to increase 12.5% by 2024 relative to 2014 levels, so it’s only going to get worse.
Many government programs and non-profit organizations are focused on addressing these labor shortages through programs that inspire our youth to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In fact, past and current administrations have made this a top priority, securing both public and private funding to improve STEM education and prepare teachers. And SIM, the nation’s largest professional association of senior technology leaders, has a long-standing tradition of supporting these programs through contributions of time and money.
But, are these programs working? What else can we do to help?
SIMCAC invites current and eligible prospective members to join us for a conversation with STEM leaders representing the public, private, and non-profit sectors as we take the pulse and discuss the future of our nation’s technology workforce. A cocktail reception with heavy appetizers will follow the program.
Event underwritten by Randstad. Thank you Enterprise Knowledge for hosting us. Information and Registration here.