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  • NACE Public Policy Forum

  • Summary

    The 2017 Public Policy Forum was held on March 3, 2017 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

    This all-day event featured speakers Terry Hartle from the American Council on Education and Jason Tyszko from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with NACE employer and college members. These speakers provided an in-depth examination of the new federal administration, the new Congress, and what we can expect for higher education and business in the future.

    This provocative and informative event gave attendees insight into what may be a period of significant change for both education and industry—insights that can help with planning for and responding to challenges that may be faced in the coming months.

    The full-day event recording includes:

    Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Presenters: Pat Carretta, Chair, Advocacy Advisory Committee, NACE, Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director, NACE, and Kathleen Powell, Associate Vice President for Career Development Cohen Career Center, William & Mary, President, NACE

    The Changing Public Policy Landscape
    Presenter: Terry Hartle, Senior Vice President, Division of Government and Public Affairs, American Council on Education

    Reinventing Employer Leadership to Better Support Career Readiness
    Presenter: Jason Tyszko, Executive Director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Center for Education and Workforce

    The Changing Public Policy Landscape - Employer Panel
    Moderator: Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director, NACE

    Panelists: Marie Artim, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Enterprise; Dan Black, Director, Americas Recruiting, EY; and Dawn Carter, Director, Early Careers, Intuit

    Explore Changes Related to First-Destination Protocols
    Presenters: Ed Koc, Director of Research, Public Policy and Legislative Affairs, NACE

    Collaborating on Graduate Outcomes Panel
    Moderator: Ed Koc, Director of Research, Public Policy and Legislative Affairs, NACE

    Panelists: Nathan Elton, Director, Career Services, University of Delaware; Gina Johnson, Strategy Director for Institutional Research Capacity, Initiatives, Association for Institutional Research; Thulasi Kumar, Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment, George Mason University; Saskia Clay-Rooks, Executive Director, University Career Services, George Mason University; and Allison Walters, Assistant Director of Institutional Research, University of Delaware.

    Closing Remarks
    Presenter: Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director, NACE

    Questions?
    Visit the FAQ page or contact NACE Professional Development at events@naceweb.org, 610.625.1026.