Opening Keynote Session

Thursday, April 5, 2018
8:45 am   -   10:45 am
Room: Ballroom C

Welcome
Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report

Keynote Panel
Susan Lund, Ph.D., Partner, McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company
Nicole Smith, Ph.D., Research Professor and Chief Economist, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
-Moderator: Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report

Keynote Conversation
Joseph Aoun, Ph.D., President, Northeastern University
-Moderator: Tyra A. Mariani, Executive Vice President, New America

Keynote Remarks
Scott Cheney, Executive Director, Credential Engine

Keynote Panel
Chris Cortez, Vice President, Military Affairs, Microsoft
Elizabeth Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO

Keynote Remarks
Gregory Washington, Ph.D., Dean of Engineering, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California–Irvine

Keynote Remarks
Gerald Solomon, Executive Director, Samueli Foundation
Ron Ottinger, Director, STEM Next