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Workforce WindsorEssex; Workforce Summit
May 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Workforce Summit is a FREE event for 225 representatives from industry, employment services, education, training, and government to attend. Hear about exciting and innovative training/upskilling initiatives from guest speakers and help us review existing and missing training pathways for in-demand occupations in agriculture, construction, I.C.T., manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and retail (sales and services). Together, we can develop an action plan for the costly issue of people without jobs and jobs without people!
Draft Agenda (subject to change)
9:00 am-Noon Welcome and Summit objective, problem identification and research, collective impact, guest speakers on innovative training initiatives, and local employer panel.
1:00-3:30 pm Breakout sessions by sectors (agriculture and agri-food, construction, I.C.T., manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and retail)
3:30-4:00 pm Next steps