Speaking Engagement

Executive Director Cheney to Address Woodrow Wilson Center

December 10, 2019

On December 10, Executive Director Scott Cheney will serve on a panel at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s launch if its new report “North America 2.0: A Workforce Development Agenda for North America.” On this panel, Cheney will contribute to a conversation about the future of work in North America and the measures that the three countries are taking to develop their labor forces joined by other high-level government officials as well as private sector and civil society representatives.

About the report:

“North America 2.0: A Workforce Development Agenda for North America,” by the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, details challenges the three countries face in preparing their labor forces for “The Future of Work” and proposes a framework for North America to move forward in addressing these issues through multi-sector dialogues, cooperation and mutual learning. The Workforce Development Agenda 2.0 proposes specific initiatives focused on work-based learning, transparency of credentials earned, collection and availability of labor market data, and sharing of best practices to prepare for the technologically driven transformations ahead. Additionally, the reports discusses the opportunities for cooperation built into the new North America trade agreement, called USMCA in the U.S., already ratified by Mexico, and being considered by Canada and the U.S. Congress.

To learn more, please visit the Wilson Center website.