Assessments of aerospace workforce issues

Booz Allen Hamilton study for the National Reconnaissance Office (J. Williams)

 

Aerospace Commission study (J. Douglass)

 

NASA studies

 

 

 

—In-house studies (T. Dawsey)

 

 

 

—NASA Advisory Committee study (G. Kulcinski)

 

 

Roundtable discussion with presenters and all participants

 

5:30 p.m.

Reception and dinner

January 24, 2006

9:00 a.m.

Session 3: Factors that are impacting workforce supply and demand: the current picture, trends, and projections

Moderator: K. Thornton

 

Perspective from industry (A. Aldridge, Lockheed Martin)

Anticipated needs for technical disciplines, skills, and levels of training

Experience and outlook regarding recruitment and retention

 

Competition from other fields or sectors

 

Policy and marketplace impacts

 

International considerations, including the impact of export controls and national security constraints

Adequacy of training options

 

Perspective from federal government (William Berry, Department of Defense)

Anticipated needs for technical disciplines, skills, and levels of training

Experience and outlook regarding recruitment and retention

 

Competition from other fields and sectors

 

Policy impacts

 

International considerations, including the impact of export controls and national security constraints

Adequacy of training options

 

Perspective from academia (J. Burns, University of Colorado, Boulder)

Anticipated needs for technical disciplines, skills, and levels of training

Experience and outlook regarding student recruitment

 

Competition from other academic concentrations

 

Policy and marketplace impacts

 

Impediments to providing training in needed technical disciplines and skills

International considerations, including the impact of export controls and national security constraints

Roundtable discussion with presenters and all participants

12:00 p.m.

Lunch



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