New York City is experiencing a technology transformation which is positively effecting the city's economy and changing the city's trajectory into the future.


As encouraging as this trend may be, the city is facing a widening short and long term talent gap as both startups and more established traditional employers rush to hire trained 21st century workers who can help them grow and innovate.


Many new and some established organizations have started initiatives to address this problem by creating programs for workforce development, coding, and other forms of tech education in the hopes of filling the jobs employers need with as many New Yorkers as possible.


As tech training, workforce development, and education field grows, policy makers and funders are also trying to understand what works, what doesn't, how to measure success, and what resources are needed or should be redirected to develop the talent pipeline that New York City so desperately needs in order to effectively compete in the 21st century global economy.


A number of organizations working in the field have come together to produce this event as a resource for all of us to meet each other, learn what others are doing, forge new relationships and collaborations and hopefully give everyone a sense that they are part of a growing, vibrant, and dynamic community that can work together to achieve greater scale and impact.


Among the organizations collaborating on this event are the event sponsor New York Tech Meetup, along with Coalition for Queens, Startup Box, Per Scholas, FedCap,  Code2Work, and the New School, among others. Members of the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development will also participate.


Thank you and we look forward to working with you to make a strong New York workforce of the 21st century,


New York City Tech Talent Summit

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Schedule

8:00AM

Breakfast/Coffee/Registration

8:45AM

Welcome Address: Andrew Rasiej, Chairman of NYTM

Sponsor Address: Tim Marshall, Provost of The New School

Keynote Address: Katy Gaul-Stigge

Katy is the Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development reporting to Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development. Most recently, she was Deputy Commissioner at Human Resources Administration (HRA) for Employment & Contracts directing over $170 million in programs such as the Back 2 Work, Jobs-Plus, and subsidized job programs. She launched programs to help TANF clients graduate from degree programs, a Text-2-Work program to text open job orders, and contextualized literacy program. She has over a decade in city service, including as Assistant Commissioner at Small Business Services (SBS) where she led the Training and Advancement team and launched NYC Training Guide and expanded Advance at Work. She is a graduate of Columbia School of Social Work and Mt. Holyoke College.

9:15AM

Panel 1: What is 21st Century Workforce Development?

Majora Carter, Founder and CEO of StartUpBox.South Bronx

Jukay HsuFounder of Coalition for Queens

Angie Kamath, Executive Director of Per Scholas


10:30AM

Coffee Break/Networking

11:00AM

Panel 2: What is working in 21st Century Workforce Development?

Steven Adler, Innovation Team Leader at IBM

Barbara Chang, CEO at Code to Work

Keith Klain, CEO at Doran Jones Testing

12:15PM

Concluding Remarks

12:30PM

Networking Lunch

1:30PM

End

Questions? Contact Indrani Das at indrani@coalitionforqueens.org 

Participating Organizations

Apprentice CO*OP

CampInteractive

Center4

City University of New York

Coalition for Queens

CodeNow

Code to Work

The Cooper Union

Control Group

Cornell NYC Tech

CSNYC

CSTUY

Dev Bootcamp

digitalundivided

The Door - A Center for Alternatives

Doran Jones

Empire State Development

Enstitute

Executive Chamber, New York State Governor's Office

Fedcap

FEGS

Flatiron School

FWD.us

General Assembly

Grace Institute

Henkels & McCoy

Henry Street Settlement

IBM

Juma Ventures

LaGuardia Community College

NYS P-TECH

Macaulay Honors College

Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC

Mayor's Office of Workforce Development

Microsoft

MOUSE

Museum of the Moving Image

The New School

NYC Employment and Training Coalition

New York Code + Design Academy

New York Public Library

NJIT

NPower

NY Tech Meetup

NYC Comptroller

NYC Computer Clubhouse

NYC Department of Education

NYC Department of Small Business Services

NYC Economic Development Corporation

NYC Human Resources Administration

NYCLMIS - CUNY Grad Center

NYDesigns

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Office of Housing and Economic Development

Office of the Mayor

Open Technology Institute

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Per Scholas

Propact LLC

Queens Library

Queens Vocational and Technical High School

Queensborough Community College

Robin Hood Foundation

School for Poetic Computation

Startup Box: South Bronx

Startup Institute

Techstars

The Frontier Project

The LAMP

The New York Community Trust

Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Workforce Opportunity Services

Year Up

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