Minutes June 02, 2009

Date: June 02, 2009                                         

  Time: 10:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Michigan State University,East Lansing MI


  • Michigan State University (MSU): Mark,  Abdol, Daina
  • Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW): Cindee, Taryn


1.       Dissemination

a.      Review of letters to employees who took survey, employers who were interviewed

b.     Contains links to CPACE Wiki (needs to be modified)

c.      Finalized list of e-mail addresses

d.     Make front page of wiki more 'public'

e.     Get out by may 30/ June 1

f.       Employees may or may not know CPACE, so will address that in a relevant subject line.

Mark will take first pass of cleaning up wiki, connection to industry report will be obvious. 

2.       Organizations for dissemination opportunities.

a.      Letter being sent to a mix of people.

b.     Try to pull them in to workforce issues

c.      Pull them into STEM research

d.     For this' group need to approach them via CSW because they do not know CPACE

e.     Who is the audience? CSW knows them.

f.       Letter can also be adapted for publication through College of Eng. via Linda White

g.      Jon/Daina take the lead with Linda to develop approach for eng. may be suggest changes on Wiki 

3.       Action Items

a.      CSW e-mail lists/ add Cindee to CPACE reply list

b.     Mark clean up Wiki

c.      Claudia send e-mail

d.     Jon/Daina will work with eng. publication/dissemination 

4.       Project Overview

a.      One page document

b.     Edit project overview, Tom's input, Daina will contact 

5.       AB meeting Summer 09

a.      Talked through agenda

b.     Discussion changes recorded on Wiki by Mark

c.      Abdol, Neeraj and Daina example problems

d.     Possible dates, June 23 (Abdol, Neeraj gone); July 14 or 16

 6.       Revised 'To-do' list

a.      Important to prep AB members with questions that will be discussed so as to encourage them to pre-read Industry report, executive summary 

7.       FIE paper

a.      Mark will circulate paper for editing today (5/21/09)

b.     Paper due Monday May 25