Governor's Technology Workforce Summit


2:00 Welcome from Tacoma Mayor Brian Ebersole
2:05 Opening Remarks -- Governor Gary Locke
2:15 The Goal of the Summit and the Process for the Discussion -- C.R. Douglas, Host of Northwest Week and Summit Facilitator
2:20 Overview of the Problem

Marty Smith, Partner, Preston, Gates & Ellis

Higher Education:
Ken Myer, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Active Voice Corporation

Dennis Brewer, Managing Partner, CNA Consulting & Engineering

Ed Fritzky, CEO & President, Immunex Corporation
2:40 Solutions:  An open discussion with participants on how to close the skills gap.
3:50 Wrap up:  We will conclude with a list of 10 priorities designed to close the skills gap.