Public Policy Speaker Series (No. 2) - April 14, 2015

Public Policy Speaker Series (No. 2) - April 14, 2015

The Collaborative hosted its second Public Policy Speaker Series event on April 14, 2015. Four scholars funded by The Collaborative presented the results from their research projects, focusing on different topics in the research areas of Infrastructure, Regional Competitiveness, and Workforce.

Policy leaders, community members, and local university students attended the event, which was held at the Rhode Island Foundation.

Presentations Included:

The Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed for Growing Occupations in Rhode Island
Matthew Bodah, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Improving Infrastructure through Public Private Partnerships
Amine Ghanem, Ph.D., Roger Williams University

Millennials on the Move: Attracting Young Workers through Better Transportation
Jonathan Harris, M.I.D., Johnson & Wales University

Choosing a Health Exchange for Rhode Island
Jessica Mulligan, Ph.D., Providence College

This was the second event in The Collaborative's three-part Public Policy Speaker Series.