The following announcement comes to WorkforceDevelopments courtesy of the Bay Area Coalition for Employment Development (BACED). If you'd like to see your upcoming event here, just drop me a line.
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The Workforce Development Summit 2010 is an all-day conference featuring a variety of speakers on topics ranging from disabilities in the workplace to green careers. There will also be multiple breakout sessions, panels of industry professionals and invaluable networking opportunities with other workforce development professionals. Please join us!
When: November 4th, 2010 from 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Where: The San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street
We are very excited to offer presentations by these Featured Speakers:
Jeff Bell, Radio personality and author on mental health
Navigating Uncertainty and Managing Doubt
Deborah Alvarez-Rodriguez, President and CEO, SF Goodwill Industries
Workforce Development in San Francisco
Raquel Pinderhughes, Professor of Urban Studies, SFSU
Green Careers and Training Programs
Diana Maier, Employment Law Attorney, Law Offices of Diana Maier
Employment Law Basics
Larry Robbin, Executive Director, Robbin and Associates
From No Work, No Way To I’ve Got The Job: Job Retention Strategies For Job Loss Prone Populations
John Halpin, Sector Academies Manager, Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Sector Strategy and Sector Academies
Decker Ngongang, VP of Programs, Mobilize.org
Community College Completion Summit
You’ll also have the opportunity to attend panel discussions on
- Green Careers including Carol McClelland, PhD, author of Green Careers for Dummies and founder of Green Career Central
- Re-Entry including members from the San Francisco Re-Entry Council
- Employer Perspectives including Kevin Koncsol from California Pacific Medical Center and Mountain Taylor from Allied Barton Security
For more detailed information, paper registration or questions, email Jackie Conrad.
This summit is organized by the Bay Area Coalition for Employment Development (BACED). We are employment professionals who work as a network of agencies to best serve our clients’ needs. Our goal is to substantially increase the hiring of individuals with barriers to employment by connecting qualified applicants with the employers who need them, while promoting disability awareness and diversity.