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WC OWP Reimagining Logo 2019 WORKing Together

SEPTEMBER 25-26, 2019
Eugene, Oregon

Join us September 25-26 in Eugene for our second annual WORKing Together conference.  This statewide conference brings together businesses, policymakers, elected officials, educators, and community partners ready to engage in finding solutions together.

CONFERENCE DETAILS

REGISTRATION

Conference Registration Fee:
$325, registration closes Friday, September 13, 2019
(The 2018 conference sold out, so register early this year.)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

HOTEL

Book Your Hotel:
Reserve your guestroom now at The Graduate Hotel Eugene, we ask that all participants book their reservations at the host hotel.

Click the button below or call the reservations line at (413) 821-3144 and refer to booking code: WORK

CLICK HERE TO BOOK AT THE DISCOUNTED RATE

CONFERENCE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

General Session Highlights:
Reimagining Leadership, Darcy Winslow
Dr. John Landis, Apple, Inc.
Val Hoyle, Commissioner of Labor and Industries, State of Oregon
Workforce Innovation Around Oregon

Four breakout sessions to learn and collaborate on our theme of Reimagining:

REIMAGINING LEADERSHIP:

  • Breaking Silos: Improving Prosperity through Designed Collaboration
  • Workforce Development as a Tool for Equity
  • How Tech Companies are Defining the Future of Work through Culture and Benefits
  • An Innovative Approach to Supporting the Success of Emerging Bi-Lingual Students in the COCC Early Childhood Education Program

REIMAGINING PARTNERSHIP:

  • The Future of Work: Will Robots Reign?
  • Service to Careers: Connecting to the Community, Exploring the Future
  • Occupational Training and Child Care Collaboration

REIMAGINING WORK:

  • Building English Language Skills for Current and Future Nonnative English Speaking Employees.
  • Quantum Innovations – Cultivating a Culture that Serves Customers, Employees and the Community
  • Second Chance Workshop, Dave’s Killer Bread

REIMAGINING LEARNING:

  • Reimagining Healthcare Apprenticeships: Industry Driven; Career Focused; Community Supported
  • Building Human Capital: Designing Curricula for Skilled Immigrant Learners
  • Digital Enablement & Badging
  • Career-Building Curriculums
2018 WORKing Together

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Darcy Winslow, Founder & Faculty of the Academy for Systems Change

DARCY WINSLOW

Darcy Winslow is President, Founder and Faculty of the Academy for Systems Change. Darcy worked at Nike, Inc. for over 20 years holding numerous senior management positions within the business and the Nike Foundation, including creating the Sustainable Business Strategies division in 1999, Senior Advisor to the Nike Foundation and as General Manager for Nike’s Global Women’s Footwear, Apparel and Equipment business.

In 2008, Darcy founded DSW Collective, LLC, focusing on the alignment of organizational values and principles with the development and implementation of practical yet aggressive systemic sustainable design strategies. The Collective consists of experienced practitioners in sustainability, business strategy, leadership, facilitation, organizational development, change management, system dynamics, and culture.

Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle

VAL HOYLE

Val Hoyle served as a member and chairperson of the Oregon District Export Council from 2003–2010 and got involved in local politics to support public education, eventually serving as the Oregon State Representative for West Eugene and Junction City.

In 2012, Hoyle was elected by her legislative colleagues as House Majority Leader and served in that role through the 2015 legislative session. Following her service in the capitol, she worked with the University of Oregon Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. In May of 2018, Hoyle was elected to be the 10th Oregon Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

Dr. Jon Landis

DR. JON LANDIS

Dr. Jon Landis is part of the U.S. National Education Development team at Apple, working with school leaders to leverage technology to transform learning. Prior to joining Apple, Dr. Landis served as a college of education professor, chemistry teacher, principal, curriculum director, and information technology director in Pennsylvania. He holds a PhD in Sociology,an MEd in Education Leadership, and a BS in Chemistry.

Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh computer in 1984. Since then Apple has designed products and programs that help unleash the creative potential in every individual, no matter how they learn and what they love to do. Apple Education is dedicated to helping schools around the world expand what’s possible for learning, create new opportunities for teaching, and establish dynamic environments that inspire both.

PARTNERS

ResCare Workforce Services - Platinum Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Delta Rock Solid & Gravel Co.

Gold Sponsor

Greater Portland Inc. - Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

OMEP - Silver Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

SEUI Local 503 - Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

PGE - Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

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