engage in the conversations that will share Oregon’s future
come to our
WORKing Together Conference
in support of Oregon’s workforce!
Workforce is a major and complex topic. In order to ensure that Oregonians have the skills to meet the needs of Oregon business, we need to establish even more effective partnerships and reimagine our understanding of education and work. The Oregon Workforce Partnership provides leadership that promotes and advances Oregon’s workforce system.
The WORKing Together 2023 Conference will be held November 5-7, 2023 at the Riverhouse in Bend. The conference will bring together over 420 Oregon businesses, educators, public agency leaders, community-based organizations, elected officials, and workforce professionals to explore local, state, and national best practices, emerging workforce trends, and innovative solutions.
Stay tuned here to witness the conversations, updates, and big-picture thinking that will help shape workforce solutions in Oregon. Click on the link below to add your name to our 2023 invitation list.
It is a challenging time – a global pandemic and devastating wildfires have sidelined many workers and impacted our businesses. Now we must find ways to come back together to Rebuild our Workforce, the way we Learn and the way we Partner!
The Oregon Workforce Partnership (OWP) provides leadership that promotes and advances Oregon’s workforce system. Our WORKing Together conference brings together businesses, educators, public agency leaders, community-based organizations, and workforce professionals to explore local, state and national best practices, emerging workforce trends and innovative solutions.
This year our conference theme is Reconnect.
We are interested in proposals from individuals, groups and/or organizations to present a session at the conference. We encourage proposals that can foster learning communities and generate great discussions and interactive dialogue as we seek solutions together. Proposals should showcase innovative approaches, practices and models.
Immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of picturesque Central Oregon at Riverhouse on the Deschutes. Our re-imagined hotel in Bend, Oregon has been completely redesigned to provide guests with modern sophistication and world-class amenities. A relaxing location on the banks of the Deschutes River is just a preview of the natural beauty and untamed wilderness that surrounds us, beckoning for outdoor pursuits.