21st Century Transportation Workforce Summit

December 8-9, 2008
Madison, Wisconsin

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The National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) is hosting the 21st Century Transportation Workforce Summit on December 8-9, 2008.

Purpose

The workforce summit will bring together leaders from the transportation community and from educational institutions to:

  • Explore factors that will influence transportation needs by 2020
  • Estimate the impact that those factors will have on transportation agencies and programs, and predict the impact that the changes outlined above will have on the skills needed by transportation professionals
  • Define approaches needed in agencies and educational institutions to ensure that the future workforce has the skills that will be needed
  • Explore institutional arrangements that will be needed to met the learning needs of the future

Sponsored by the FHWA, Wisconsin DOT, Mississippi Valley Conference of AASHTO, and CFIRE.

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