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August 31, 2022

Preparing For Tomorrow’s Workforce Today: Problem. Impact. Solution.

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Preparing For Tomorrow’s Workforce Today: Problem. Impact. Solution.


Join us for our Innovate Conference to talk about tomorrow’s workforce!

Date: August 31, 2022


  • 8:00am – 12:00pm General Session
  • 12:00pm – 1:30 Board/Invite Only Session & Lunch

Location: Crowne Plaza Herndon

Price: $45 Chamber Member | $60 Guest

Hear our featured speakers discuss problem areas in our current systems of healthcare, technology & trades, and STEM, and more!

Welcome Regards:

  • John Boylan, President, Dulles Chamber
  • Al Hamdi, Chairman, Dulles Chamber

Opening Remarks: Victor Hoskins, President & CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development

Panel – Tech & Trades:

  • Moderator: Dip Chandra, BNI Northern Virginia North
  • Michael Murphy, Vice President, Rosendin Electric
  • Michael Whitlock, General Manager, Sabey Data Centers & Potomac Chapter, AFCOM, President
  • Scott Settar, Academy Administrator, Chantilly High School Academy

Panel – Healthcare:

  • Moderator: Nathan Vooys, CEO, StoneSprings Hospital
  • Dr. Shelly Powers, Provost, NVCC Medical Education Campus
  • Rebecca Kiesling, Executive Director, NAMI Northern Virginia
  • Colleen Gillis, Partner, Cooley LLP

Panel – STEM

  • Moderator: Dr. McNiff, Executive Director, Tomorrows Engineers
  • Liz Gruchacz, Director, Office of Human Resources, NRO
  • Karl Schwarz, Vice President, Proposal Operations & Marketing, Parsons
  • Chris Gregory, Chief Engineer, Hawkeye360

Closing Remarks:

  • Colleen Kardasz, Assistant Director, Loudoun County Economic Development

Event Details

Date & Time

August 31, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm


2200 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20170 United States
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