August 30, 2023

HACU International Plenary to focus on workforce development

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities will present an International Plenary, "Transnational Educational Partnerships for Workforce Development," on Oct. 30, 2023, 9:00 – 10:15 a.m., as part of its 37th Annual Conference taking place at the Hilton Chicago.

The plenary will discuss international initiatives between educational institutions and industry stakeholders, the role of transnational partnerships in addressing global workforce needs as well as fostering economic growth and development. These partnerships among higher education, employers, government agencies, and other stakeholders can design and deliver training, and skill development opportunities that meet the demands of the labor market.

The plenary will be moderated by Ricardo Rivero Ortega, rector, Universidad de Salamanca. Invited featured speakers include Julissa Reynoso, U.S. ambassador to Spain, and Ken Salazar, U.S. ambassador to Mexico.

HACU’s 37th Annual Conference “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success:Diversifying our Workforce and Strengthening America,” will feature more than 50 workshops and pre and post events taking place in person Oct. 28-30, 2023. For a complete agenda and list of workshops, click here.

Registration for the Annual Conference and pre- and post-conference events is available online by clicking here.