We will focus on the current labor data for IT in New Mexico and the need to build an IT pipeline for the future of the State’s economy. The session will focus on some technologies, research and data Innovate+Educate has worked on through various grants/contracts that provide a vision for New Mexico and the technology profession. This includes K-12, apprenticeship, internship and full time employment. What is the role of K-12 in preparing this future workforce? What is the role of higher education in preparing this future workforce? What is missing that could be added to the current ecosystem across New Mexico? Who wants to be involved in this work as it moves forward?