Talent Forward 2019
October 24, 2019
Registration and Networking Breakfast
Conference Programming - Full Agenda Coming Soon!
Technology to Transform the Talent Marketplace -- Technology and data are disrupting nearly every industry for the better, except when it comes to our education and workforce systems. Speakers will discuss innovations on the horizon, important considerations for change, and the leadership required to get us there.
It's What You Know: A How-To on Competency-Based Hiring -- A shift towards competency-based learning and hiring begins with understanding what it is, improving how we communicate, and determining how to keep lines of communication agile. Speakers will discuss how to make this shift mainstream.
Next Gen Talent Finance: Public or Private? The way we finance and invest in talent needs an update. The current debate has been on the role of the public sector in absorbing the cost, but new strategies are changing the paradigm. Speakers will discuss promising finance and investment tools and highlight emerging best practices.
Access to Opportunity: Diversity and Equity in the Workplace -- Responsibility for ensuring that opportunity is achievable for underrepresented communities lies in the hands of employers. Speakers will discuss their inclusive hiring strategies, the steps they took to develop them, and efforts they are overseeing to create an equitable workplace.
Maximizing In-House Talent: Upskilling that Works -- Workers struggle to find training experiences that meet their needs, while guaranteeing that their time and financial investments will result in success. Speakers will provide insight on how they are strengthening their organizations and their industries by supporting current talent.