Cubic believes in the great value of STEM education, especially for the transportation and defense industries, as they represent fundamental industries that affect any and all countries around the world.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) June 25, 2015
June 25, 2015 – Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that Darryl Albertson, Ph.D., vice president of human resources will be participating in the upcoming Fourth Annual STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference, hosted by U.S. News & World Report, in San Diego from June 29 to July 1. Dr. Albertson will be discussing in a panel about the current and future job landscapes in San Diego related to skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The annual STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference brings together education, industry and policy leaders to highlight solutions, best practices and model programs that are making an impact across the nation.
“Cubic believes in the great value of STEM education, especially for the transportation and defense industries, as they represent fundamental industries that affect any and all countries around the world,” said Darryl Albertson, Ph.D., vice president of human resources. “Cubic is strongly committed to developing and supporting STEM-based education in early developmental grades, help eliminate the skillset gap we see today and inspire STEM leaders of tomorrow.”
Cubic supports various STEM related programs that offer a foundation of individual or collective experience and development such a Cubic Intern Workshop Series, which offers high school students career training and mentoring; recruits interns as a part of the Young Entrepreneur and Scholar (YES) program; and donates to STEM innovative robotics and engineering programs for elementary and high school students through the company’s charitable giving program. In addition, Cubic was recently named as a ‘2015 STEM JobsSM Approved Employer,’ by Victory Media and received acknowledgment for its dedication in creating and filling high-demand, high-growth STEM occupations.
Dr. Albertson will be speaking at the following panel during the event:
- The Job Landscape Today – And Tomorrow: The San Diego View
Wednesday, July 1, 9:45 am - 10:45 am in room Seaport B at Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego
Panelists: Darryl Albertson, Ph.D., Cubic Corporation; Ed Hidalgo, Senior Director of Staffing, Qualcomm; Brian Edward Alvara, Sr., Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy and President of 3R Robotics, LLC; Peter Callstrom, President and CEO, San Diego Workforce Partnership
Moderated by: Jonathan Horn, Reporter, San Diego Union-Tribune
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About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation is the parent company of two major businesses, Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and Cubic Global Defense (CGD). CTS is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions around the world. CGD is a trusted provider of realistic training systems, C4ISR solutions, and highly specialized support services for the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company's web site at http://www.cubic.com.