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Careers 3.0: Convergence of Education, Work and Careers

August 13, 2012

Rapid changes in society are creating new pressures on workers, employers and educators. Fueled by technology, these pressures include an increased demand for an educated and skilled workforce, technology relevancy and a propensity for lifelong learning. The 21st century requires preparing the workforce for future employment to ensure personal and national prosperity, and our society requires that individuals play an active role in their professional development and chart their own career paths.

Join Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, vice president and managing director of Apollo Research Institute, as she presents Careers 3.0: Convergence of Education, Work and Careers, a visual presentation that outlines current trends, research and shifts in technology and society that change the way workers, educators and employers need to advance the workforce of the future.

Presented by University of Phoenix, Careers 3.0 will explore how individuals, businesses and higher education institutions can prepare for the careers of the future.

  • Societal changes – Globalization and shifting demographics are creating new workplace structures; women are a rising force in the labor economy and in workplace leadership
  • Technology innovations – Emerging technologies provide new opportunities to integrate multimedia, gaming, mobility, social networking and robotics in the workforce
  • The Future of Work – Societal and technological changes are creating new forms of collaboration and productivity; how do individuals and organizations need to adapt to ensure a sustainable workforce?
  • The Future of Higher Education – New forms of delivering education are disrupting traditional institutional structures; the new workforce demands increased educational relevance
  • The Future of you – What do you need to do to prepare yourself for your future career? How can individuals take a more proactive role in their education, skills and career development?

The cost for Cobb Chamber Members is $20 online and $25 at the door. General Admission is $40 online and $40 at the door. This program is complimentary for Executive Club & Chairman’s Club members. Click here to register!

Online registration ends and deadline for refunds is Monday, September 10 at noon. No refunds will be available after the deadline.

For more information, contact Amy Goggins at agoggins@cobbchamber.org or (770) 859-2335.

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