NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE WORKFORCE BOARD CHAIRS
2017 WINTER MEETING and WORKFORCE SYMPOSIUM
“Working Together to Advance Economic Opportunity for All”
The National Governors Association invites you to participate in the Winter Meeting of the National Association of State Workforce Board Chairs at the historic W Hotel in Washington, DC, on February 24-26, 2017.
The Winter Meeting combines the traditional State Workforce Board Chairs membership meeting with a joint Workforce Symposium with the National Association of State Liaisons for Workforce Development Partnerships. The second day of the Symposium, Saturday, February 25th, will include attending the opening plenary session at the National Governors Association Winter Meeting of governors.
This will be an ideal time to meet in Washington, DC with the start of a new Administration and Congress. You will have an opportunity to meet with members of the new Administration team and to learn of their plans to build a skilled workforce as well as learn how the new Congress plans to support this goal.
The focus will be on how states can align priorities, plans, and systems through partnerships to position their workforce systems to advance economic opportunity for all their residents. The State Workforce Board Chairs and Directors will have opportunities to interact with workforce experts, discuss the key issues facing states, network with peers from across the nation on pressing workforce issues facing states and innovative solutions, and discuss the implications of the new Administration and Congress on moving forward with the promise of WIOA.
The meeting will convene at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24th at a joint luncheon with the State Workforce Liaisons and will adjourn at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26th.
We look forward to your participation in the meeting.
February 24, 2017 - February 26, 2017
W Hotel515 15th Sreet, NWWashington, District of Columbia 20006USA
National Governors Association
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