The Forum 2017
- Keynote Address: Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
- Keynote Address: Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN, Inc. and Chairman, National Retail Federation (NRF)
- 2017: Defining Challenges - a research-based summary of the major challenges the workforce development system is facing in 2017.
- 2017: Shaping Opportunities - a research-based summary of the opportunities that exist among workforce development, economic development, and education to address common issues.
- 2017 Legislative Day: Conversation with former House Chairs of Education & the Workforce Committee, Howard “Buck” McKeon and George Miller III.
Presentations & Handouts
See the following pages to download presentations and handouts for specific sessions:
Workforce Central Podcast
Lessons From An Award Winning Industry Partnership
This episode features an interview with Judy McDonald, Executive Director of Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County in Texas and Jon Gustafson from Lockheed Martin Corporation, as they discuss how they were able to create a successful industry partnership. Workforce Solutions and Lockheed Martin were recognized at The Forum 2017 with the WIOA Trailblazer Award and the W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Award for large companies. Discover the key takeaways from this partnership and the lessons for workforce boards across the U.S.