Join us at the 2018 Workforce Summit and develop your Business and Talent Solutions!
Theme: Together We Can Achieve More!
Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Bridge View Center, Ottumwa, IA
Keynote Speaker: Terry Rich, CEO of the Iowa Lottery
Note: Please use the quantity field to register multiple attendees from the same company. For example if you are registering three people from your company in addition to yourself, enter 4 in the quantity field.
|8:30 - 9:00 AM||Registration & Check-In|
|9:00 - 10:00 AM||Opening remarks, Future Ready Iowa, Legislative Updates|
|10:10 - 11:00 AM||Breakout Sessions|
|Session 1: Hire Who you Want, Train for what you Need
Greer Sisson, State Director Office of Apprenticeship
|Session 2: Utilize your Toolbox
Jason Kemp, HBI; Mark Douglas, Job Corps; Denise Schippers, IWD
|Session 3: Beyond a paycheck
Innovative Benefits Panel
|11:10 - 12:00 PM||Breakout Sessions|
|Session 1: Training Your Talent: State Incentives for Job Growth
Ashley Moyer, Executive Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Solutions and Rachel Bailey, IEDA
|Session 2: Different Abilities, Not Disabilities
|Session 3: What's My Responsibility?
Gayla Harrison, Employment Law and Emily Chafa, Unemployment
|12:00 - 1:00 PM||Lunch|
|1:00 - 1:50 PM||Keynote Speaker: Terry Rich|
|2:00 - 2:50 PM||Breakout Sessions|
|Session 1: The Next Generation
Youth Engagement Panel
|Session 2: Better Together: Partnerships that Work
Rich Kennedy, Sector Partnership Facilitator
|Session 3: Workforce Realities: A Discussion of Regional Demographics
Dave Swenson, ISU Extension
|3:00 - 4:00 PM||Collaborative Networking, sponsored by the Ottumwa Legacy Foundation|
Keynote Speaker: Terry Rich
Terry Rich is the President and CEO of the Iowa Lottery and author of the book “Dare
to Dream, Dare to Act”. Prior to that, he was CEO of the Blank Park Zoo; President
and CEO of Rich Heritage Inc., a national marketing and television production company
which produced shows for HBO, ESPN and Comcast, among others; and Vice President of
Marketing for Heritage Communications Inc.
As an entrepreneur, Terry developed Rich Heritage Inc., along with four other companies including radio station KBBM, US Digital Video, Newsletter Ease, and the World Championship Socker League, LLC.
He has appeared on national television in many roles, including ABC, NBC, CBS, 20/20, CNN, Bob and Tom Radio Show; as movie host on Starz!; and as a panel guest on the "Tonight Show."
Terry is the past President of the North American Lottery Association which is responsible for raising over 70 billion dollars for state’s good causes and also serves on the board of Powerball. Under his leadership, the Iowa Lottery recently cracked one of the world’s largest lottery fraud.
The 2018 Workforce Summit is brought to you by:
If you have any questions or concerns about the 2018 Workforce Summit, just reach out to one of the contacts listed below.
Ashley Moyer, Executive Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Solutions
Indian Hills Community College
Phone: (641) 683-5227 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5227
Jennifer Erdmann, Operations Manager, IowaWORKS
Indian Hills Community College, IowaWORKS
Phone: (641) 684-5401, ext. 40042