PES Webinar: Developing the Utility Workforce of the Future – Managing Continuity and Change in Complex Times

On Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., Brad Cawn of Quanta Technology will present “PES Webinar: Developing the Utility Workforce of the Future – Managing Continuity and Change in Complex Times”.

Day & Time: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Speaker: Brad Cawn of Quanta Technology

Organizer: IEEE Toronto PES Chapter

Location: Virtual

Contact: Omid Alizadeh

Abstract: Building the utility of the future requires developing a workforce of the future, one that is responsive and agile in the face of continuous technological, operational, and cultural change.

Join us as we discuss how both the coronavirus and ongoing paradigmatic shifts are quickening the industry’s transformation process and how a multi-prong workforce development strategy can help your team and/organization keep pace with the speed of change.

In this webinar, Brad Cawn, a Senior Advisor with Quanta Technology, will make a presentation on:

  • the current state of the utility industry technical workforce, including the impact of recent and ongoing internal and external change factors.
  • potential directions for the industry’s workforce and workforce development
  • initial key activities and comprehensive actions to develop and sustain utility workforces of the future

Register: Please visit https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/240561 to register.

Biography: Brad Cawn of Quanta Technology

Oversees Quanta Technology’s workforce development services, including training and curriculum development, workforce transformation, retention and recruitment initiatives, and other supports.

Author of multiple books/manuscripts on teaching and learning, including Ambitious Instruction (2020) and Ambitious Leadership (2016).

Teaches creativity and innovation coursework at DePaul University in Chicago.