Meet NTER, a 21st Century Model for Virtual Education and Job Training

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT:

SRI International will demonstrate the National Training and Education Resource (NTER), a Web-based online learning platform for virtual job training, workforce development, and certification. NTER was envisioned by the Department of Energy and developed by SRI.




NTER's interactive 3-D and gaming simulations enrich educational content. Its flexible architecture and open-source software enables organizations to easily create, share, and reuse learning materials. NTER's workforce training capabilities have been recognized by government agencies and businesses.



WHEN:

Thursday, June 21st


8 a.m. to 11 a.m.



WHERE:

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Meridian Room


1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20004



WHO:



NTER Presentations and Demonstrations by SRI Development Team




Invited Speakers:




  • Henry Kelly, Ph.D., Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President of the United States

  • Theresa Berryman, Educational Technology Director, College of Lake County (Illinois)

  • Gardner Carrick, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, National Association of Manufacturers, The Manufacturing Institute

  • Ronald (Ron) L. King, Past President, National Insulation Association

  • Richard Rotanz, Executive Director, Applied Sciences Foundation/Homeland Security

  • Michelle Fox, Ph.D., Chief Strategist, Workforce and Education, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

About SRI International
Innovations from SRI International have created new industries, billions of dollars of marketplace value, and lasting benefits to society—touching our lives every day. SRI, a nonprofit research and development institute based in Silicon Valley, brings its innovations to the marketplace through technology licensing, new products, and spin-off ventures. Government and business clients come to SRI for pioneering R&D and solutions in computing and communications, chemistry and materials, education, energy, health and pharmaceuticals, national defense, robotics, sensing, and more.

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