Workforce Development and Advanced Symposium

Wiregrass Tech’s Economic Development Department in partnership with the Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority, Valdosta – Lowndes Chamber of Commerce hosted a Workforce Development and Advanced Manufacturing Symposium on Wednesday, May 10. The keynote speaker was Chris Clark, President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He provided an overview of long-term economic and demographic trends for Georgia’s workforce.  Merry Hunter Caudle, Associate Director of Economic Development with Georgia Institute of Technology, and Pascael Beaudette, Executive Director of Research and Business Intelligence with the Technical System of Georgia shared about the purpose and possible implementation of the GA-AIM grant, which involves an Artificial Intelligence incubator for students in K-12 schools and a technical entrepreneurship competition.

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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is a public community college in Valdosta, Georgia. It is part of the Technical College System of Georgia and provides education for an eleven-county service area in south-central Georgia.

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