2013 National Talent Dividend Meeting Conference Agenda

While it's subject to change, we hope this draft agenda will help you start planning, thinking, and getting excited about the 2013 National Talent Dividend Meeting in Philadelphia, April 8-9. 

If you haven't registered yet, you can do so here. And don't forget to book your hotel room!
Sunday, April 7

6:00 PM Opening Reception (Fair View Ballroom; Visitors Center 2nd Fl)
Monday, April 8 (WHYY)
8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 AM
Welcome (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)
Lee Fisher, President & CEO, CEOs for Cities
William Moses, Program Director-Education, Kresge Foundation
Jim Applegate, Vice President for Strategic Impact, Lumina Foundation
Steve Wray, Executive Director, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia 
Robert Wonderling, President and CEO, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
9:15 AM
Setting the Stage: 2013 Talent Dividend Initiative Report
Noël Harmon, Chief Program Officer and National Director of the Talent Dividend
9:30 AM
Building Strong Partnerships: A Conversation Between Business and Higher Education
Moderator: Robert Wonderling, President and CEO, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Wendell Pritchett, Chancellor, Rutgers University-Camden
Patrick Harker, President, University of Delaware
Larry Clark, Vice President, Talent Development & Management, Comcast
Michael Araten, President and CEO, K'NEX
10:45 AM BREAK (Entry Portal)
11:15 AM
Keynote: Mobilizing to Reach Goal 2025 (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)
Jim Applegate, Vice President for Strategic Impact, Lumina Foundation
12:15 PM LUNCH BUFFET (Entry Portal)
12:40 PM
Message from United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
12:45 PM
What Does the Data Say? Understanding your City's Talent Dividend (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)

Joe Cortright, President, Impresa, Inc.
1:45 PM
Idea Flash: Geospatial Mapping 
Peter Winograd, Director, Center for Education Policy Research
2:15 PM
Workshop Session I
I. Using Data to Drive Your City's Talent Dividend (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)

Moderator: Dr. Kate Shaw, Executive Director, Research for Action
Shawn Brown, Associate Director, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education
Michael Longaro, College and Credential Completion Network Manager, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) Government of the District of Columbia
Jill Gurvey, Director of Research, OMG Center for Collaborative Learning
Mary Gwen Wheeler, Executive Director, 55,000 Degrees
II. Effectively Sharing Your Talent Dividend Story (Radio & TV Production)

Moderator:  Brian Boyle, President & CEO, Issue Media Group
Amy Elliott Bragg, Editor in Chief, Issue Media Group
Jason Russell, Project Director, The Civic Commons
Paul Fain, Reporter, Inside Higher Education
Diana Lind, President and CEO, Next City
3:45 PM Workshop Session II

I. Supporting 21st Century Students:  First-generation, Low-income, minority, and adult students (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)
Moderator: Deborah Santiago, Vice President of Policy and Research, Excelencia
Wendell Hall, Deputy Director, Institute for Higher Education Policy
Hadass Sheffer, President, The Graduate!, Network, Inc. (Philadelphia)
Pauline Abernathy, Vice President, The Institute for College Access and Success
II. Developing Cross-Sector Partnerships at the Local Level (Radio & TV Production)
Moderator: Deborah Diamond, President, Campus Philly
Matthew Bergheiser, the CEO of University City District (UCD)
Kathy Zandona, VP of Education at Greater Louisville Inc. 
Peter Franks, Director, Drexel Co-Op Program
5:00 PM
Philadelphia Block Party (WHYY, Inc.)
William Marrazzo, President WHYY, Inc.
Terry Gross, Host and Executive Producer of National Public Radio's Fresh Air
Tuesday, April 9 (WHYY)
8:00 AM
Networking Breakfast (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)
Announcements: Catherine Bittar
9:00 AM Keynote: Mayor Michael Nutter (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)

Introduction: Jill Michal, CEO, United Way Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey 
Michael Nutter, Mayor Philadelphia 
Lorri Shorr, Chief Education Officer, Office of the Mayor
Philly regional competition announcement
Q&A moderated by Lee Fisher, President and CEO, CEOs for Cities
9:45 AM Networking break
10:00 AM
Panel: Sustaining & Connecting Cross Sector Partnerships (Lincoln Financial Event Studio)

Moderator: Greg Darnieder, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Education, College Access
Karen Elzey, Director, Skills for America's Future, Aspen Institute
Andrew Moore, Senior Fellow, National League of Cities
Colin Groth, Associate Director, Strategic Assistance & Site Engagement, STRIVE
Lili Allen, Jobs for the Future
11:15 AM 2014 Talent Dividend Meeting Announcement
11:30 AM Closing Remarks

Noel Harmon and Lee Fisher
12:00 PM

Jose Garces Guapo's Taco Truck

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