6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region

There will be a webcast of this event

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to our conference A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region.

This conference will bring together senior policymakers and members of the private sector from all three North American countries to share best practices and examine ways to improve workforce development strategies in order to strengthen the competitiveness of the region. Specific emphasis will be placed on the region's current and future labor market challenges, best practices and initiatives on workforce development across North America, and how to foster and promote regional dialogue and collaboration on these issues.

This conference is part of an effort undertaken by the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute to foment a forward-looking workforce dialogue to promote the competitiveness of all three North American economies. This event is a continuation of the recently launched North American Workforce Development Agenda, the goal of which is to forge agreements on ways to better support the preservation and creation of jobs in North America during the technological changes and global competition ahead.

Confirmed Speakers*
Edward Alden
Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council of Foreign Relations

Cecilia Bilesio
Corporate Secretary, Tenaris

Nicole Clifton
Vice President, Global Public Affairs, UPS

Nicole Isaac
Director of U.S. Public Policy and Government Affairs, LinkedIn

Welby Leaman
Senior Director, Global Government Affairs, Walmart

Enrique Perret
Regional Director for North America, ProMéxico

Nobina Robinson
Former CEO, Polytechnics Canada

Javier Vargas
Vice President, Right Management Latin America, Manpower Group

Sarah Watts-Rynard
Executive Director, Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Earl Anthony Wayne
Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Advisory Board Co-Chair, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center

Christopher Wilson
Deputy Director, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center

Duncan Wood
Director, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center

*Additional speakers will be confirmed.