Keeping Pace with Evolving Technologies

The tech landscape changes at a staggering pace. As tech emerges, shifts and advances, the breadth of the landscape expands as well. We are devoted to staying both current and flexible – and helping our clients do the same. Check back frequently for our in-person seminars, webinars, conferences we’re attending, or other special events — or contact us to join our email list for notifications.

Upcoming Events

Check back frequently for our in-person seminars, webinars, conferences we’re attending, or other special events — or contact us to join our email list for notifications.

Past Events

December 13, 2017 | Pittsburgh, PA

Filling the Gap

For additional insight into strategies for advancing workforce development at the organization’s own regional level, fivestar* President and Cofounder Lou Camerlengo will be attending “Filling the Gap” panel discussions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In support of a more resilient community, panelists comprised of local leaders in both higher education and industry ... Learn more
December 12, 2017 | New York, NY

TNW New York 2017

To take a deep-dive on how the unabated waves of digital technologies are impacting businesses and industries, fivestar* Director, Business Development Nate Smith will be attending TNW New York at the Metropolitan Pavilion, Manhattan. The one-day event focuses heavily on both existing and emerging technology trends ranging from artificial intelligence ... Learn more
November 29 - December 1, 2017 | New Orleans, LA

Complete College America 2017

To connect with industry thought leaders and contribute to the guided pathways discussion, fivestar* President and Cofounder Lou Camerlengo will be attending the Complete College America (CCA) 2017 Annual Convening in New Orleans, Louisiana. The convening, themed as “Access to the American Dream” will focus on the nonprofit’s five game ... Learn more
November 15 - 17, 2017 | San Diego, CA

CAEL International Conference 2017

In support of credit for prior learning initiatives and the alignment of education, training, and hiring, fivestar* is attending the CAEL International Conference 2017 in San Diego, California. fivestar* Careerware™ solutions for higher education and workforce development are also being showcased. fivestar* is a CAEL Collaborator Member — a brain trust of ... Learn more
November 1 - 3, 2017 | Branson, MO

MCCA Annual Convention 2017

In their role as a statewide organization through which Missouri’s community colleges work together to advance common agendas, The Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Missouri STEM Workforce Innovations Network initiative (MoSTEMWINs) has complementary goals with the Massachusetts Community College system (MCCS) Guided Pathways to STEM (GPSTEM) initiative. These goals include ... Learn more
October 5 - 6, 2017 | Pittsburgh, PA

GPNP Summit 2017

The mission of Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership (GPNP), formed by The Forbes Funds and regional nonprofit leadership, is to engage and connect nonprofits — across missions — to build partnerships that strengthen the effectiveness and sustainability of services provided to the community. To further the goals of strengthening the nonprofit ... Learn more
September 25 - 27, 2017 | Chicago, IL

The Close It Summit 2017

To connect with industry thought leaders and contribute to the career pathways development discussion, fivestar* President and Cofounder Lou Camerlengo will be attending the 2017 Close It conference in Chicago, Illinois. Produced by Innovate+Educate, many topics will be covered, including Innovation & Transformation in Career Services (hosted by Strada Education ... Learn more
On Demand | Webinar

Blazing Trails

Enrollment demographics are shifting from recent high school graduates to adults over 25 that possess an array of experience that often translates to college credit. To serve this new generation of students, institutions are developing strategies that encourage adult learners to apply, persist and complete. One such adult-friendly strategy that ... Learn more
June 29, 2017 | Webinar

Educational Technology Cooperative

As part of their Educational Technology Cooperative 2017 Summer Webinar Series, the Southern Region Education Board (SREB) recently produced the webinar "Step Up – Prior Learning Assessments in West Virginia" which highlighted the prior learning assessment system fivestar* developed for West Virginia Community and Technical College System (WVCTCS). This working ... Learn more
June 26 - 28, 2017 | Atlanta, GA

UNCF CPI Annual Convening

UNCF and Lilly Endowment, Inc. joined forces with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominantly black institutions (PBIs) to establish the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative (CPI). CPI aims to improve the ability of educational institutions to serve their two primary stakeholders: students who rely on these institutions to prepare ... Learn more
June 14 - 16, 2017 | Atlantic City, NJ

National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning

Advancing best practices of adult learning assessment is the primary mission of the National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning, as well as the main goal of the association’s intensive learning summit, held annually. At this year’s event, fivestar* CEO and CTO Dave Colaizzi will co-present the workshop “Credit ... Learn more
May 11, 2017 | Sturbridge, MA

Commonwealth Workforce Coalition

Attendees of the Commonwealth Workforce Coalition (CWC) annual conference will get a sneak peak of fivestar*’s data integration solutions designed to support the Massachusetts Community College system GPSTEM project. Funded by a US DOL grant, the GPSTEM project’s mission is to advance training and educational needs in targeted STEM fields ... Learn more
March 25 - 28, 2017 | Washington, DC

NAWB The Forum 2017

fivestar* is presenting a workshop as well as exhibiting at this year’s The Forum 2017 — the National Association of Workforce Board (NAWB) premier event where more than 1,500 workforce development professionals and leaders in business, government, labor and education convene to focus on addressing needs of businesses, career seekers, ... Learn more
March 31 – April 7, 2017 | Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh’s Steel City Codefest 2017

As an Iron Sponsor for Steel City Codefest, fivestar* continues to rally behind the notion that, when it comes to technology, even a little bit can go a long way. During the week-long coding spree, top software developers and designers in the Pittsburgh region convene to create meaningful software applications ... Learn more
January 25 - 28, 2017 | Newport Beach, CA

AACC WDI 2017

To continue in support of credit for prior learning initiatives and the alignment of education, training, and hiring, fivestar* President and Cofounder Lou Camerlengo is attending the AACC’s Workforce Development Institute 2017 (WDI) in Newport Beach, California. fivestar* solutions for higher education and workforce development will be showcased. A non-profit ... Learn more