Ron Hira: ‘Here’s the list of speakers for the Woodrow Wilson Center event on Tues. Not a single person representing US workers. Former Senator Spencer Abraham is on NASSCOM’s payroll’.

“Here’s the list of speakers for the Woodrow Wilson Center event on Tuesday. Not a single person representing US workers. Former Senator Spencer Abraham is on NASSCOM‘s payroll.

Ron Hira shared a link to the group: End The H-1B Visa Program.

Here’s the list of speakers for the Woodrow Wilson Center event on Tuesday. Not a single person representing US workers. Former Senator Spencer Abraham is on NASSCOM’s payroll.
10 am:Welcome/Introductory Comments
Jane Harman
Director, President, and CEO, The Wilson Center10:05-10:25 am:Opening Remarks
Ambassador Harsh Shringla
Indian Ambassador to the United States10:25 -10:45 am:Session 1: Presentation of IHS research findings
Karen Campbell
Associate Director—Economics & Country Risk, IHS Markit
Michael Kugelman
Asia Program Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia,
The Wilson Center (moderator)10:45-11:15 am:Session 2: The H-1B Visa Program and Implications for the U.S. Economy
Stuart Anderson
Executive Director, National Foundation for American Policy
Jon Baselice
Executive Director, Immigration Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Spencer Abraham
Former U.S. Energy Secretary and Senator (moderator)11:15-11:50 am:Session 3: Industry and Government Training and STEM Education
Robin Fernkas
Acting Deputy Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment,
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Robin Wright
Director, Division of Undergraduate Education, Directorate for Education and
Human Resources, National Science Foundation
Kapil Sharma
Vice President for Government and Public Affairs North America, Wipro
Elizabeth Newbury
Director, Serious Games Initiative, Science and Technology
Innovation Program, The Wilson Center (moderator)11:50 am-12 pm:Closing Remarks
Debjani Ghosh
President, NASSCOM

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