Title:How to Harness American Military STEM+M Talent
Description:The American economy in general and aviation, aerospace and defense industries now face critical business challenges caused by a shortage of skilled, STEM savvy workers. Military members, dependents and veterans can help resolve these problems. The panel proposes that building innovative programs upon existing infrastructure will assist in overcoming talent shortages. By including veterans and dependents in a collaborative effort with business, this comprehensive approach goes beyond traditional paradigms. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide has assembled a panel of experts to present and discuss these ideas.
Speakers: Jack Harris
Vice President for Advance Manufacturing
Rockwell Collins

Brigadier General Robert E. Mansfield (USAF Ret.)
Executive Director, CAAL

Bobby L. McMasters, Ed.D, P.E.
Associate Chair, Department of Business Administration
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

Michael Packer
Vice President, Manufacturing Strategy and Technical Integration for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

Lieutenant General John F. Regni (USAF Ret.)
Former Superintendent, USAF Academy

Melvin D. Schiavelli, Ph.D.
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Session Hour(s): Thursday February 16, 2012
9:30AM - 10:30AM and 1:15PM - 2:15PM
Room:Labrid A