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Wednesday May 4, 2022  Round I & II   

Thursday May 5, 2022 Round III, IV, V, and VI

*Subject to change
ROUND ONE WORKSHOPS 

(Confection Hall)

May 4, 2022 | 1:40-2:30pm 

Wild Rose A   --   MEMBERS ONLY Lounge 

Relax, Chat, DeBrief on Workshops, and Network in our Members Only Lounge

Crystal A 

Navigating the Department of Human Services (DHS) Individual Employment Plan (IEP) / Individual Service Strategy (ISS) | PA Department of Human Services staff 

Empire A

Adding Apprenticeship to Your Local Service Delivery: How Two Workforce Boards and an Apprenticeship Navigator are Making It Happen |  EDSI, MontcoWorks, and Keystone Development Partnership

Empire B

Empowering Self-Care In Workforce Development  |  Darrell "Coach D" Andrews 

Empire C

Family Centered Services: SNAP & Local Workforce System Connections  | Nat'l Assoc. of Workforce Boards 

Empire D

If You Ate Today, You Can Include Agriculture In Your Workforce Programs  |  Chester County Economic Development Council and the PA Dept. of Agriculture  

Wild Rose B

Strategies for Integrating WIOA and TANF |  Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, PhilaWorks, and Center on Budget Policy & Priorities

Magnolia A

Making the Pandemic work for you: A Case Study on Hybrid Partnerships, Meeting Employer Demands, and Building Foot Traffic  |  MedCerts  

Magnolia B

SkillUpPA Statewide Launch - Overview, Lessons Learned, and Opportunities for Success  | PA Dept. of Labor & Industry and Metrix Learning

Magnolia C

Employer Engagement Redefined: Utilizing Internships to Support Workforce Development  |  Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Development Board

Magnolia D

Leveraging Social Media to Improve Our Workforce Program  |  ICF, Inc.

 
Where to After Workshop Round I?
From 2:30pm to 3:20pm, Meet Us in the Exhibit Hall (Blue Room) for a Break & Networking!
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ROUND TWO WORKSHOPS  (Confection Hall)               

 

May 4, 2022 | 3:30-4:20pm 

Wild Rose A --   MEMBERS ONLY Lounge Relax, Chat, DeBrief on Workshops, and Network in our Members Only Lounge
Crystal A 

Moving Workforce Development Online: A Workshop on How LinkedIn is supporting the Change Management and Digital Transformation of America’s Workforce Agencies Plan, Develop and Connect Jobseekers to Employers |  LinkedIn and NASWA 

Empire A 

Youth Career Connections Online HUB  |  Partnership for Career Development and Pennoni Engineering

Empire B 

Building a Culturally and Linguistically Attuned Workforce During the Pandemic   |  Penn Asian Senior Services

Empire C

Wellness to Work Initiative: integrating Behavioral Health and Workforce Development  | EDSI

Empire D

Creating and Implementing a Program Data Operations Strategy |  PhilaWorks 

Wild Rose B

Highlights from the 5-Year Future of Worker Strategy for Pennsylvania | A. Gemm Consulting

Magnolia A

Improving Apprenticeship Outcomes through Skills Alignment  |  ACT, Inc. 

Magnolia B

How Leveraging Funding and Collaboration is Working in Rural PA Workforce Solutions of North Central PA 

Magnolia C

Maximizing Youth Work Experience Opportunities Using TANF and WIOA Funding   PA Dept. of Labor & Industry

 

Workshop Round II concludes presentations for the Day 
Join Us in the Exhibit Hall (Blue Room) for a light h'ordeuvres & Networking!
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ROUND THREE WORKSHOPS  (Confection Hall)                                  May 5, 2022 | 10:00-10:50am 
Wild Rose A   --   MEMBERS ONLY Lounge 

Relax, Chat, DeBrief on Workshops, and Network in our Members Only Lounge

Crystal A 

Building HIGH Impact Workforce Programs Center for Workforce Excellence International 

Empire A

RA Navigator: Expanding Apprenticeship Knowledge to Accelerate Apprenticeship Adoption - Program Overview and OVR Case Study |  Keystone Development Partnership and the L&I Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Empire B

Transformational Leadership for Modern Workforce Professionals |  TAD Grants 

Empire C

Engaging Youth Clients in a Virtual World | MontcoWorks NOW 

Empire D

The Big Reveal "New" Data |  PA Center for Workforce Information & Analysis 

Wild Rose B

Building the Regional Workforce Ecosystem to Meet the Needs of Employers |  Shippensburg University

Magnolia A

The Power of Successful and Agile Partnerships |  Lancaster County Workforce Development Board

Magnolia C

OMG! The New Workforce Acronym for Lehigh Valley |   Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board 

Magnolia D

Six Thinking Hats for a More Creative, Collaborative, Effective, and Efficient Organization - Part I  |  The deBono Group and Wilson 500

 
Up Next? Workshop Round IV starts at 11:00am 
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ROUND FOUR WORKSHOPS  (Confection Hall)                               

 May 5, 2022 | 11:00-11:50am 

Wild Rose A   --   MEMBERS ONLY Lounge 

Relax, Chat, DeBrief on Workshops, and Network in our Members Only Lounge

Crystal A 

Innovative Partnerships are Key to Overcoming Challenges within the Community | York County School of Technology

Empire A

Agriculture Workforce Needs - A Collaboration between PDA and L&I |  PA Dept. of Agriculture and the PA Dept. of Labor & Industry 

Empire B

Thriving through Change | HR Evolution LLC 

Empire D

Workforce Policy Reauthorization Meetings Economic, Social, Technology Changes Equus 

Wild Rose B

How to Deliver a Four Party Win for Your Clients, EARN, Keys and CAOs through Collaboration  |  Reading Area Community College KEYS, Berks County EARN, Berks County Assistance Office 

Magnolia A

Job Corps- Another Options |  Keystone Red Rocks 

Magnolia B

Navigating the Local Memorandum of Understanding |   PA Dept. of Labor & Industry

Magnolia C

Meet them Where they Are  | EDSI and Coal Creative

Magnolia D

Six Thinking Hats for a More Creative, Collaborative, Effective, and Efficient Organization - Part I  |  The deBono Group and Wilson 500

 

Following Round IV...proceed to the White Room for the Awards Luncheon! 

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ROUND FIVE WORKSHOPS  (Confection Hall)                                  May 5, 2022 | 1:30-2:20pm 
Wild Rose A   --   MEMBERS ONLY Lounge 

Relax, Chat, DeBrief on Workshops, and Network in our Members Only Lounge

Crystal A 

Apprenticeship & Training Representatives: Gateway to Starting Your Apprenticeship Program PA Apprenticeship & Training Office 

Empire A

Data Validation- Labor Exchange and Measurable Skills Gains and Credentials |  PA Dept. of Labor & Industry

Empire B

America's Comeback from COVID: Six Traits of Agile Organizations and Leaders who Lead Them  |  Adaptive Human Capital

Empire C

Central PA Career Pathways Partnership - Leveraging Resources & Partnership for Maximum Impact | Advance Central PA, CSIU, and SUN Area Technical Institute

Empire D

Level Up Partnerships to Achieve Client Success Bucks County Community College

Wild Rose B

Join the Workforce Technology Revolutions Career Edge

Magnolia A

Building that Bridge: Justice and the Infrastructure Legislation |  JEVS Human Services 

Magnolia B

Common Digital Intake for PA CareerLink(r) Centers  |  PA Dept. of Labor & Industry 

Magnolia C

Creative Approaches to Engaging Youth in Senior Living Centers  | LeadingAge PA 

 

2:30pm  Mid-Day Break in the Exhibit Hall! 

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ROUND SIX WORKSHOPS  (Confection Hall)                                  

May 5, 2022 | 3:30-4:20pm 

Wild Rose A   --   MEMBERS ONLY Lounge 

Relax, Chat, DeBrief on Workshops, and Network in our Members Only Lounge

Crystal A 

CWIA: Data's Search Engine PA Center for Workforce Information & Analysis 

Empire A

Building a Manufacturing PreApprenticeship Ecosystem |  Manufacturers' Assoc. of South Central PA 

Empire B

Tips to Facilitate and Engage an Audience in Virtual Learning  |  Harrisburg University

Empire C

Get Vet Smart: Tips on Hiring Veterans | PA Dept. of Labor & Industry, Moravian University, West Side Hammer Electric, and Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

Empire D

From Ideas to Action: Entrepreneurship Education is for Everyone  | Thomas P. Miller & Associates

Wild Rose B

Integrated Education & Training (IET): A Career Pathways Workforce Development Strategy Penn State University and the Lenfest Center Temple University

Magnolia A

Competitive Integrated Employment through Empowerment |  PA Dept. of Human Services 

Magnolia B

SNAP 50/50 - Five Years In  |  PA Dept. of Human Services 

Magnolia C

Fireproof - a Case for Rapid Response OD During Times of Organizational Crisis for Accelerated Change | Voya Financial

 Magnolia D 

Industry 4.0 - Learn How to Increase Employee Critical Thinking Skills  | Catalyst Connection   (interactive session) 

 

 

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