Powerful Partnerships: Building the Talent Pipeline
We’re seeking breakout presentations for Washington Workforce Association’s annual fall conference.
Conference overview: Workforce professionals, business leaders, and labor leaders come together to learn best practices, network with one another, and take home solutions that can help put learning into action.
Breakouts can be either 75 or 90 minutes long, and should address one of the following five learning session themes:
- Understanding Workforce Trends and the Future of Work
- Building the Pipeline through Strong Strategic Alliances and Problem Solving
- Tapping the Talent of Job Seeker Populations
- Engaging Statewide and Regional Employers
- Strengthening our System through Professional Development
Learning Session Goals:
- Show how innovative partnerships are reshaping workforce development in Washington.
- Share solutions for meeting the diverse needs of customers.
- Strengthen the system’s ability to grow the talent pipeline.
- Learn how local areas are working together to better leverage their programs in a coordinated way.
- Gain a clearer understanding of the state’s workforce system, progress, and successes under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the state’s workforce plan, Talent and Prosperity for All (TAP).
We are looking for interactive breakout sessions that involve active learning. Conference participants should go home inspired while gaining practical tools to apply what they learn.
The attached Presentation Guide provides examples of objectives and content for the five themes. Remember, these are suggestions only. Please submit proposals related to the five themes in a way that makes sense to you and your audience.
Responses will be evaluated on:
- How well the proposed session fits with learning session goals and themes.
- The presenter’s qualifications and experience.
- Expected audience interest in the proposed content.
- Level of innovation and audience engagement.
- Intended Learning Objectives
Click "Join Now" below to begin the submission process. This site will ask you to provide:
- A session title (25-word maximum)
- The purpose of your presentation and a summary of the content and methodology. (This will be used for publication and limited to 75-150 words)
- Learning Objectives (up to 4)
- A detailed session description (400 words maximum)
- Presenter information: Biographies for your lead facilitator and/or presenter as well as basic information for additional presenters.