2018 Workforce Summit
Wednesday, March 21
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018
Please use the following link to make your reservation in the AWB room block - Hilton Bellevue.
Back by popular demand, AWB's Workforce Summit: Innovation in Education & Workplace Practices to Prepare the Next Generation Workforce will zero in on filling the workforce pipeline through workforce development, innovative workforce training and apprenticeships. The event kicks off at noon with a keynote from Matt Poischbeg, vice president and general manager at SEA-LECT Plastics and will include panel discussions on innovation in education and workforce programs as well as employee engagement and retention. This event is perfect for human resource professionals, business owners and business leaders looking to learn new ways of recruiting talent and engaging employees.
Agenda as of: 2.13.18
||Are You Pipeline Ready?
|Matt Poischbeg, VP & General Manager,
||Ask a Lawyer: Legal Considerations for Workplace Practices
|Shannon Lawless, Associate, Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
|Britenae Pierce, Member, Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
||Innovation in Education
|Jake Riddell, Senior Public Relations Manager, WGU Washington, Moderator|
|Dr. Jenny Rodriquez, Principal, Delta High School|
|Camille Nielsen, STEM Academy Principal, Spokane Valley Tech|
|Therese Tipton, Principal, Aviation High School|
||Business Engaging in Innovative Workforce Programs
|Kevin Leneker, Chief Executive Officer, Single Handed Consulting, Inc.,|
|Mark Behrends, Vice President, Pioneer Human Services|
|Scott Anderson, Owner, CSR Marine
||Debunking Apprenticeship Myths: The Future of Work Based Learning Models
|Eric Wolf, Director of Policy and Programs, Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board|
|Chris Nesmith, CTE Director, West Valley School District
|Julie Orchard, Human Resource Client Manager, Providence Medical Group|
|Lynn Strickland, Executive Director, Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee
||Employee Engagement & Providing a Great Place to Work
|Rich Rhodes, Senior Bank Business Analyst, State Farm Bank|
|Michele Beehler, Senior Human Resources Manager, Schweitzer Engineering Labs, Inc.
|Steve Lorence, Human Resources Manager, Energy Northwest
|Heavy Appetizers, Entertainment & FUN!
Find photos from last year's event online here