Attend the Governor's 2016 Future Ready Iowa Summit Tuesday, April 19
For every employer competing in the global economy, attracting and retaining top-notch talent is the most critical challenge they face. So how does Iowa create a workforce that’s prepared to take on the world? How do we assure that more students and workers have the career opportunities they deserve?
The Governor’s 2016 Future Ready Iowa Summit will elevate the statewide conversation about how to build on the work underway to close the skills gap.
Andreas Schleicher, a global expert on education and skills,
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Jamie Merisotis, president of the Lumina Foundation
Mary Andringa, chair of the board of Vermeer Corporation
Byron Auguste, co-founder of Opportunity@Work
Students, educators, and business and labor leaders from across the state are among those who will serve on panels at the summit.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 9:30am - 3:45pm
WHERE: Hy-Vee Hall, Hall C, 730 Third Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: educators, students, state/county/city government leaders, economic developers, career coaches/counselors, human resources professionals, business representatives