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Workforce Conference 2016

Phil Blair and Alexxa Morgan at Workforce Conference 2016Workforce Conference 2016: The Future of Work offered an in-depth look at newly released labor market studies and workforce development trends in San Diego County. 

This year’s conference identified upcoming trends in the future of work and workforce development, including the new gig economy, the resurgence and evolution of apprenticeships, hot industries and in-demand jobs. Conference presentations will include an overview of the research findings and panel discussions with industry experts and employers.


Event Details

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Jacobs Center For Neighborhood Innovation, 
404 Euclid Ave., San Diego, CA 92114

Attendance is complimentary. Registration is required.

An interpreter for the Deaf and hard of hearing will be interpreting throughout the event.


8:30–9 a.m.  Registration, Networking and Breakfast
9 a.m.  Program Begins
Session 1 Gig/Freelance Economy
Session 2 In-Demand Jobs
10:45–11 a.m. Break
Session 3 Labor Market Analysis: Blue Economy, Specialty Foods and Brews, Retail
Industry + Industry Panel Discussion
12:20 p.m.– 1:30 p.m. Lunch, Networking and Exhibit Viewing
Break Outs  Discussions by Population Served
Session 4 Student Employment Outcomes: Paths to Success
Session 5 Apprenticeships in San Diego
Closing What’s Next?
3:55 p.m. Networking/San Diego Specialty Brews Tasting

View detailed agenda.

Join the conversation: #SDWorkCon16

Many thanks to our generous sponsors for their support.
For more information, please contact Tina Ngo Bartel at tina@workforce.org.


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