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Do U.S. Adults Have the Skills Needed to Thrive in the 21st Century?: 2018 AIR PIAAC Research-to-Practice Conference

  • Key Bridge Marriott Hotel 1401 Lee Hwy Arlington, VA, 22209 United States (map)

Hosted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR)

This conference provides an opportunity to learn about key findings from new research papers employing PIAAC data. Expert researchers from the fields of adult education, economics, workforce development, sociology, psychology, and correctional education will share their findings on high-interest topics, including:

  • skills of the U.S. workforce in the global economy;

  • soft skills and earnings among college-educated adults;

  • social mobility in the United States;

  • skills and civic participation;

  • digital literacy among low-skilled adults; and

  • education and training among incarcerated populations.

For summaries of the papers and research questions, please view 2017 Research Papers and 2016 Research Papers. Please click here to view a detailed draft agenda.

Please visit the 2018 PIAAC Research Conference page for further information on registration.