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WITI Research Triangle Park Regional Network
Emerging Technologies and Technology Trends

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Join the RTP WITI Network as Michael Chevalier of the North Carolina Employment Security Commission shares the results of NC labor statistics and his experiences.

Join us for an evening of networking and empowerment as we discuss:
Where are the jobs and industries of the future?
What skills will be necessary to perform this work?
How to prepare to meet these tech trends?
Deployment vs. Outsourcing... What's the Difference?
What is the future of telecom related jobs in the RTP area?
What skill sets/training are needed to address globalization of the workplace?

About Our Speaker(s)

Michael Chevalier is the Manager of Occupational and Industry Research for the Labor Market Information group of NC Employment Security Commission. His team produces employment projections by occupation and industry, conducts research on changes in employment patterns, and provides information to assist educators, planners, and the general public in workforce development. He brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in market analysis, business research, and economic forecasting. Prior to joining the ESC in February, he was Director of Business Analytics for Capital Analytics, a consulting firm based in Durham, NC that uses advanced analytics to evaluate investments in human capital and performance. One project was the analysis of the social learning platform for Sun Microsystems. As Manager of Market Research at Global Knowledge, the IT training firm based in Cary, NC, Mr. Chevalier designed and published the company's first IT Salary and Skills Survey in 2006, now the largest such survey in the industry. He moved into business intelligence and IT training after nearly a decade of work in energy efficiency, consumer behavior, and technology innovation with electric utilities.

Mr. Chevalier holds a BA in Managerial Economics and an MBA with a concentration in Marketing and has held several adjunct teaching positions. He lives in Wake Forest where he hopes to finally install his definitely "low-tech" passive solar water heater this summer.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6:15pm on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at:

    2501 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 400
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

From Durham/Chapel Hill:
We are on the corner of Blue Ridge Road and Lake Boone Trail, one exit down from the RBC center.  Take 40 East to the Wade Avenue extension to Raleigh.  You will take the Blue Ridge exit, which is one exit past the RBC Center.  Turn left onto Blue Ridge and continue until you reach the Lake Boone Trail intersection.  Our building will be on the left, 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 400, Raleigh, NC 27607.

From Raleigh:
Take the Blue Ridge Road exit off of the Wade Avenue extension and then turn right onto Blue Ridge Road.  Continue until you reach the Lake Boone Trail intersection.  Our building will be on the left, 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 400, Raleigh, NC 27607.


6:15-7:15 Registration, Networking and Dinner*
7:15-8:00 Speaker
8:00-8:15 Questions and Answers
8:15-8:30 Session Evaluation and Raffle
8:30 Adjourn

(* Dinner included in registration fee).


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Felicia Joyner ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.