05/07/2013 -- CCAC presents labor & management discussion focusing on cybersecurity

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

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PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will present “Cybersecurity—Implications for Workforce & Technology Development,” a labor and management discussion taking place at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28. The featured speaker will be Ernest McDuffie, PhD, lead, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He will then join a panel discussion with Michael R. Dunleavy, business manager/financial secretary, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 5 and Jinx P. Walton, chief information officer, University of Pittsburgh. The Honorable David J. Hickton, US district attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, will serve as moderator.

“Cybersecurity—Implications for Workforce & Technology Development” focuses on how the development of a national cybersecurity model will benefit the Pittsburgh region in workforce development and technology applications in the education, government, law enforcement and industry sectors. These federal and local cybersecurity experts will speak about the strategic plan being developed toward public awareness, education, workforce training, professional development and talent management in order to address the full spectrum of cybersecurity needs.

The event is a special offering added to the college’s Robert M. Mill Lecture Series, Pittsburgh Labor & Management Past & Future: A Labor-Management Discussion. The topic will be of interest to individuals and organizations including municipalities, educational institutions (all levels), businesses, labor, law enforcement and healthcare facilities, among others. The event will take place in the Foerster Student Service Center Auditorium, CCAC–Allegheny Campus, 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh (North Shore).

The discussion is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Members of the press are welcome. For more information or to make a reservation, contact 412.237.4476 or LaborManagement@ccac.edu.

Pittsburgh Labor & Management Past & Future: A Labor-Management Discussion embodies a series of interactive sessions designed to foster a sustained dialogue on economic development issues facing the region by bringing together members of labor and management to share their perspectives and expertise.

Recognizing CCAC Alumnus Robert M. Mill, a champion of the benefits of accessible education and an ardent supporter of aligning that education with business and labor, the Robert M. Mill Lecture Series offers a platform for open communication between all who will benefit from a future of positive labor-management relations and economic development in western Pennsylvania.


About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to nearly 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit www.ccac.edu to learn more.


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