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1 Energy Collaborative Workforce Committee Meeting October 20, 2009

2 Agenda Welcome The Energy Challenge and the Talent Pipeline Past Events Calendar Info Share Wrap Up

3 Thank you to Shell for sponsoring todays lunch! Can your organization sponsor lunch at the January 19, 2010 meeting?

4 GHP Energy Collaborative Workforce Committee Mission Engage industry, education, economic development and community partners to work together to meet current and future energy workforce needs Vision Become the recognized global leader in energy talent development

5 Economic Development Education Industry Akers Solutions, Anadarko, Apache, BP, Cameron Compression Systems, CenterPoint Energy, Chevron, CITGO, ConocoPhillips, Devon, Dynegy, El Paso, EMS. Enbridge, EnCana, Energy People Connect, ExTerran, Exxonmobil, FMC Technologies, Gulf Interstate Engineering, Halliburton, KBR, Kinder Morgan CO2, Marathon, Mariner Energy, Inc. Mustang Engineering, National Oilwell Varco, Noble Energy, Reliant, Schlumberger, Shell, Siemens, Spectra Energy, Standard Renewable Energy, Tesco, Vestas Government Mayors Office - Houston, Texas Workforce Commission Community Partners CASE, C-STEM, Education Foundation of Harris County, GCPTA, Houston A+ Challenge, IPAA, Museum of Natural Science, Offshore Energy Center, Society of Women Engineers, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Womens Energy Network (WEN), Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) Citizens for Affordable Energy Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, Greater Houston Partnerships, Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), TETC Bossier Parish CC,Houston Independent School District, Houston Community College, Lee College, Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology, Rice University, San Jacinto College, Spring Branch ISD, Texas A&M University, Texas Southern University, University of Houston, University of Houston - Downtown, University of Texas-Austin Energy Collaborative Workforce October 2009 Roll Call

6 The Energy Challenge and the Talent Pipeline John Hofmeister

7 Past Events EnergyVenture GeoFORCE HCC Energy Symposium

8 San Jacinto College Susan Muha Linda Drobnich Debby Treuil


10 EnergyVenture 2009

11 Impacting the Gulf Coast Region

12 Air Liquide Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Albemarle Corporation CenterPoint Energy Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Construction Maintenance Education Foundation The Dow Chemical Company Kaneka Texas Corporation The Lubrizol Corporation Nisseki Chemical Texas, Inc. Noltex, LLC NRG Texas Solvay Chemicals, Inc. Texas PetroChemicals Texas Workforce Commission TNMP (Texas New Mexico Power) TurboCare, Inc. EnergyVenture Gold Level Sponsors Scholarships: Corporate/Foundation and TWC Scholarships

13 Demographics 100%30%34%28%8%

14 Demographics - Gender Percent38%62%

15 Quotes from Kids… I liked the whole thing because we had fun while we were learning. I liked the field trip because I got to see in person the job I want to do. I also learned a lot. My favorite thing was going to the Chemistry labs. We never did anything like that in my middle school. What could be better? Make the camp longer.

16 Did they learn anything?…

17 More Quotes from Parents… Kudos, to everyone involved in the Energy Venture Camp! My sons cannot stop talking about how much knowledge they have gained in less than a week! What a great age to educate Americas future leaders!


19 GeoFORCE Doug Ratcliff

20 Participation

21 Schools

22 First Graduating Cohort



25 Marissa Vara Joined GeoFORCE in the 8 th grade (Uvalde High School) Now at the Jackson School Shown here with David Rainey Vice President BP

26 HCC Chancellors Symposium on Energy…2009 VIP Reception, October 14, 2009, 6 – 8 pm 100 attendees Video greetings from NASA Administrator, retired Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden Remarks from UH, Rice on partnership Announcement of Chevron Energy Solutions Gift Symposium, October 16, 2009, 8 am – 3 pm Keynote Speaker – John Hofmeister 320 high school and community college students participated, highly diverse group Student engagement high – follow up questions already received Thanks to exhibitors & presenters Chevron, Shell, CenterPoint, UH, UT Tyler, WorkSource, NSF, Westinghouse Engineering Visit for pictures, video

27 2010 Energy Industry Collaboration Opportunities Event or ActivityDate Energy Collaborative – Workforce Committee MeetingJanuary 19 Houston Energy SummitMarch 5 Science and Engineering Fair of HoustonMarch 11 - 13 Energy Collaborative – Workforce Committee MeetingApril 20 Houston: Energy City of the Future CompetitionMay 21* A+ Teacher Externship weekJune 7 - 11 EnergyVenture CampsJune and July GeoFORCE HoustonJune and July Energy Collaborative – Workforce Committee MeetingJuly 20 IPAA Energy AcademiesAugust – May Energy Collaborative – Workforce Committee MeetingOctober 19 * Tentative date

28 Next Meeting: January 19, 2010 11:00 – 1:00 GHP Offices

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