Partners for Workforce & Economic Development Conference

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NYATEP & NYS Economic Development Council
Monday, October 3, 2022 - Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Location: Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, NY

Agenda
*Subject to change

Day 1 - Monday, October 3rd

11:00am - 4:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm - 1:10 pm Welcome by NYATEP & NYSEDC Board Chairs
1:10 pm - 1:40 pm Thanksgiving and Welcome with Marcus Waterman and Seneca Nation Council
1:40 pm - 2:30 pm Plenary
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Break with Refreshments
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Workshops - Click HERE to view details!
  • Economic and Workforce Development Collaboration: Our Experience in Niagara
  • “Win-Win Workforce Development” in NYS’s Manufacturing Sector: Advancing Economic and Workforce Development through Partnership
  • Building Partnerships Between Small Higher Education Institutions and Large Employers to Strengthen a Regional Workforce
  • Understanding the Non-Standard Workforce
  • Applying Best and Promising Practices from the Foster Care Mentored Internship Program to Other High-Need Populations
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dessert Reception at the Hyatt Place

 

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 4th

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 10:15 am Plenary
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:45 am Workshops - Click HERE to view details!
  • Registered Apprenticeship 101
  • The Workforce and Social Equity Implications of New York’s Regulated Cannabis Industry
  • How Virtual Reality is Utilized to Attract, Train & Retain a Qualified Workforce 
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11:45 am - 1:15 pm Awards Luncheon
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Workshops - Click HERE to view details!
  • Rethinking The Future of Education and Workforce Development with the Authentic STEM Program
  • Becoming a Workforce Champion
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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Workshops - Click HERE to view details!
  • Healthcare-focused Pathways Training Designed with Micro-credential
  • Developing Data-Driven, Flexible Workforce Strategies for Economic and Workforce Collaboration while Building the Future Workforce
  • "Leveling the Playing Field: Youth Apprenticeship as an Equity Driver"
  • Using Pathways in Higher Education to Address Regional Workforce Needs 
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4:45 pm Food Truck Reception & Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

 

Day 3 - Wednesday, October 5th

7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 am Nathan Ohle, IEDC
9:15 am - 10:15 am Todd Greene, Urban Institute, WorkRise
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:45 am Workshops
  • Registered Apprenticeship: Advanced Manufacturing Growth Tool
  • A New Generation of Owners: Transitioning Small Businesses to Worker-Owned Cooperatives as a Succession Strategy
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