Workforce for the Future

Think Tank - 4:35 pm - 5:00 pm

The benefits of digitalization are near countless, but the greatest barrier of digitalization are the people required to implement it. The people are equally as important as the technology. With limitations of talent, manufacturers need to be investing in their team to ensure that they are building a workforce of the future. This year, manufacturers will see increased investment in digital training, from both universities and partnering with businesses.


  1. Examine the strategies already utilized by tech giants in supplying understaffed divisions in IT, data, and cybersecurity
  2. Discuss the implications of the wave of alternatively and self-educated technology professionals in the workplace
  3. Look at some of the developing education strategies pursuant to new students and industry veterans in maintaining a sustainable skillset