Event Date(s): Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:00am to 08:00am UTC
International Collaborations that Promote Workforce Development and Address Global Concerns
The AAAS Community College Forum will highlight international collaboration on educational programs moving beyond national boundaries to share knowledge and address pressing global concerns. The focus of this forum is on local workforce preparation and sharing strategies that further education for technical and scientific careers. Community college-based programs and educators play a vital role in preparing post-secondary students for entry into the workforce in scientific and emerging-technology industries, including research and development, diagnostics, regulatory affairs, homeland security, and sustainable energy production and management.