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Webinar: Preparing the Workforce for Tomorrow's Opportunities

  • February 21, 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Online

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is pleased to offer its next Marketing Masters Webinar, titled "Preparing the Workforce for Tomorrow's Opportunities".

Many of today's occupations did not exist 20 years ago and over the next 20 years it is likely that a majority of these occupations will again be different.

Globalization, technology and innovation along with the need for networked production and service provision are all placing new demands on the workforce.   As  technology, culture and the economy rapidly change, new strategies and programs are being created to prepare these workers and industries to be competitive now and in the future.

Join us on Thursday, February 21st  for an exciting webinar that explores this shift in employment and occupation trends, as well as discusses strategies to grow a workforce that is ready for tomorrow's opportunities.

Topics to be covered include:

•· Where Economic Development & Workforce Development Collide

•· What This Means for the Economic Development Professional

•· Adaptive Planning, Linguistics and Green Shoots

•· Looking Ahead at the Impact of These Trends

 

Speakers:

Jim Damicis
Senior Vice President
Camoin Associates
Scarborough, ME 


Jim Damicis is currently the Senior Vice President of Camoin Associates. Jim joined Camoin associates in October 2010 as the result of a merger between Camoin Associates and PolicyOne Research. Jim was founder and president of PolicyOne Research. Jim has more than 20 years experience in economic and business development.


Norma Owen
President
The Avadon Group
The Colony, TX 

Before we had the phrase "social entrepreneur," Norma was one. Norma has designed piloted and implemented 21st Century workforce development programs for marginal groups such as the homeless and women at risk as well as dislocated workers affected by the recent economic downturn. Simply put, Norma is one of the most successful professional practitioners in the region for helping communities flourish, even as they create their own future.

Moderator:
LaDene H. Bowen, CEcD, FM, Associate Director, University of Northern Iowa Institute for Decision Making, Cedar Falls, IA

Register today.

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