Summit on the Credentialing Economy

June 7th and 8th, 2018 | Washington, DC

Join us and an expert lineup to explore the evolving world of credentialing, including the value of credentials in seeking employment; technology tools to create and distribute credentials and emerging models and frameworks to ensure quality. The Summit will convene leaders, influencers and innovators to drive transparency and improvement in education, credentialing, assessment and hiring best practices.

The summit will start at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 7th and will end at 4:00 pm on Friday, June 8th.

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Supply and Demand | Disruption/Innovation | Leveraging Skills

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Connecting Credentials is a national campaign of 122 organizations and over 5000 stakeholders to transform credentialing in the United States, by increasing transparency, equity and mobility. Connecting Credentials is funded by the Lumina Foundation and managed by Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, a nonprofit in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Saylor Academy is an educational non-profit initiative that works to increase access to education by lowering the barriers of cost, distance and time. We provide free online courses, with 31 courses recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education. We partner with colleges to provide affordable pathways to a degree, and with employers and other non-profits to offer tuition-free education to employees and constituents.

Who Should Attend

  • Industry Associations
  • Postsecondary/Higher Education
  • Nonprofits
  • Talent Management/ Chief Learning Officers
  • Human Resources Management
  • Emerging Industries
  • Instructional Design
  • Credential Providers
  • Alternative Education Providers
  • Philanthropy
  • Government/Policymaking
  • Industry Leaders
  • Workforce Development
  • Technology/Emerging Technologies
  • Assessment

Real Work*. Not Just Talk.

Come prepared to solve real problems. Our general sessions will dive deeply into the issues facing clarifying credentials, demonstrating competencies, filling skill gaps and hiring for the future. You come prepared to develop solutions that will drive education, hiring, and workforce planning for the next few decades.

*We plan to have a bit of fun!