ERIC Number: ED122063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Engineering Manpower: A National Problem or a National Resource? Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference (Henniker, New Hampshire, July 13-18, 1975). Publication 235.
Engineers Joint Council, New York, NY. Engineering Manpower Commission.
The document presents a summary of the proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference organized by the Engineering Manpower Commission. The conference was conducted to identify engineering manpower problems and needs and the effects of the national economy and government policies on engineering manpower. The document is divided into three parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the conference by Chairman Paul Doigan and a list of recommendations for the government, employers, and educators. Part 2 presents summaries of presentations given by 31 speakers, a summary statement by Cornelius Wandmacher, and biographical information on the 37 participants. Part 3 contains the texts for the following key presentations: (1) Where We Are Today--A View from the Engineering Profession, John D. Alden; (2) Concerns of Engineers, Roger D. Zimmerman; (3) National Science and Technology Policy, Russell C. Drew; (4) Remarks at the Engineering Foundation Conference, Daniel Hecker; (5) Engineering Manpower and a National Education Policy, Israel Katz; (6) Remarks to the Engineers Joint Council Manpower Conference Committee, Warren C. Stoker; and (7) Engineering Manpower and a National Education Policy--Continuing Education of Engineers, R. R. O'Neill. The conference agenda and a list of the participants is included. (EC)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Conference Reports, Economic Factors, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Employment Patterns, Engineering, Engineers, Federal Government, Labor Force, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Labor Utilization, Policy Formation
Engineering Manpower Commission of Engineers Joint Council, 345 East 47th St., New York, New York 10017 ($10.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Engineers Joint Council, New York, NY. Engineering Manpower Commission.