[Virtual] Building Tech Skills for the Jobs of the Future

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

As technology and automation continue to advance, workers across industries must have access to opportunities to build tech savvy in order to remain competitive in a changing job market. While the demand for employees with artificial intelligence, computing, and cybersecurity experience rises, employers should also turn their attention to reskilling their current workforces to meet increased demand for these needs.

This program will convene local leaders to discuss the importance of building tech skills for the jobs of future, including the importance of tech exposure for those at all career stages, insights into specific skills needed regardless of industry, and how employers can begin to create a pipeline for tech talent.

Featured Speakers:
Michael Dershowitz, Founder & CEO, Fair Trade Outsourcing
Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend, President & CEO, Philadelphia Youth Network
Adam Noble, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, AmericanWater
Robert Suwalski, Managing Director, Accenture
Moderator: Patricia Blumenauer, Vice President, Operations, Philadelphia Works

This Event is Closed


The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact us here at least three business days in advance of the event. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

Health & Safety Policy:
The Chamber will take precautions to ensure the health & safety of our guests, abiding guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) along with state and local laws. Only those who are vaccinated are permitted to attend. If anyone is sick or suspects they have COVID, the person is asked to not attend.

Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary and payment is required upon registration. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made with at least 24-hour notice. For live events, walk-ins cannot be accommodated at this time. Tickets will be held at the door and reserved seating for tables of 10 only. For virtual programs, links are sent to pre-registered guests 24 hours prior to program/event via Outlook.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs/events are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises or virtual program/event without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

Photo Policy:
Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional purposes in connection with the Chamber and its Councils.


Contact Brittany Moore at bmoore@chamberphl.com


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