Tuesday, February 16 - 8:30-10:30am
Tickets are free of charge. Please CLICK HERE to register.
In a rapidly shifting economic environment, gaining a deeper understanding of employer and industry needs, and how workforce providers can most effectively respond, is especially critical. To this end, WPTI is pleased to announce the fourth session of our Employer Symposium Series. Through discussion with employers, workforce providers will not only develop a deeper understanding of industry priorities and required skill sets, but also learn strategies to build the relationships necessary to create effective career pipelines for the communities they serve.The event will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 8:30-10:30 am with a forum focused on the technology sector, one of the industries affected most dramatically by recent economic changes. This event will bring together employers and practitioners from workforce development agencies with a focus on meeting employers’ workforce needs in a digital economy. The event, presented in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, will feature an overview of the labor market and panel discussion followed by smaller discussions in breakout rooms. Featured speaker include James Parrott, Director, Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School, and representatives from major technology employers across New York City.
Employer panelists from the technology industry will share their real-time views on:
Practitioners will walk away with:
NYCEDC has published a series of reports, Exploring Paths to an Inclusive Workforce, which examines strategies to connecting a diverse workforce to careers in the technology sectors, and which will inform our conversation.
Tickets are FREE OF CHARGE. To register for the event, CLICK HERE.