Partnering to Train the 2030 Workforce: Lockheed Martin and Alabama State University

Friday, February 12, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Wilson C (Marriott Wardman Park)
Melvin Greer, Lockheed Martin Corp., Herndon, VA
Ensuring the future STEM workforce is prepared for the challenges of balancing disciplinary expertise, working at the intersections of multiple disciplines, and functioning in small or large teams is essential for industry. Lockheed Martin explores areas of innovation to understand how workforce needs will change with new opportunities. The talk will highlight a partnership to provide new types of training experiences with a university historically serving an African-American student population.