Thursday, September 23, 2010
9:00 a.m.—2:30 p.m.
The Prizery, South Boston, VA
Experience the power of collaboration when you join with leaders in education, employment and economic development to discuss current issues affecting job creation and workforce advancement in Southern Virginia.
Designed to meet the needs of Charlotte, Halifax, Mecklenberg and Pittsylvania Counties and the City of Danville, the Workforce Forward 2011 Forum's speakers will present data and foster dialog leading to deliverables that help move the region forward.
The Honorable Mary Rae Carter, Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade for Rural Economic Development will present the keynote address. Chris Chmura, of Chmura Economics and Analytics, will explain trends and projections from her research report on education, employment and economic development in Southern Virginia.
As a participant, you'll benefit from:
- Current and relevant, high-level research data relevant to your business and the region.
- A keynote address that define's the Commonwealth's commitment to and initiatives for economic development in rural Southern Virginia.
- Dialog with colleagues and leaders on the issues surrounding workforce composition in different industry sectors.
- Access to people and ideas that can help you make decisions about your business and workforce
Please mark your calendar and plan to join us! Additional program information will be available in late June.