High Impact Technology Exchange Conference

Preparing America's Skilled Technical Workforce

2023 Keynotes

Thursday, July 27, 12:30–1:45

Converging Technologies: An Industry Workforce Perspective

This panel will focus on addressing emerging/current workforce needs in specific sectors and discussing convergence and overlap between sectors. This panel consists of four industry leaders, moderated by Dr. Kevin Cooper, representing a mix of advanced manufacturing, logistics, renewable energy, electric vehicles, cyber physical security, AI, and autonomous technologies fields.

Kevin Cooper
PI, National Electric Vehicle Consortium, Indian River State College

Brian Below
COO, Solidia Technologies

Youngjun Choi
Director of Advanced AI and Robotics at UPS Robotics AI Lab (RAIL)

Theresa Eaton
CEO and Owner, WECS Renewables

Greg Krongold
Industrial Engineer, UPS