Events

06/28/16

American Institutes for Research, Gallup, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation partnered with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce to launch “Launch My Career,” a new web-based resource for students and working adults, in Nashville, Tennessee on June 28, 2016. Attendees heard from notable state educational, business and political leaders as well as national experts about how to promote more prepared, engaged, and productive graduates. For more information and to register email...

06/09/16

American Institutes for Research, Gallup, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation partnered with the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI) on “Launch My Career,” a new web-based resource for students and working adults, in Denver, Colorado on June 9, 2016. Attendees heard from notable state educational, business and political leaders as well as national experts about how to promote more prepared, engaged, and productive graduates. Visit the...

06/06/16

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and Labor Market Information Institute (LMI) held this conference in Minneapolis MN, June 6-10 for economic development researchers and labor market information analysts. The conference included industry-leading keynotes, training classes, breakout sessions and the annual State Economic Researchers' Roundtable. Visit C2ER's website for more information.

05/26/16

The National Skills Coalition and the Workforce Data Quality Campaign hosted an overview of apprenticeships in the United States and the current state of apprenticeship data. The webinar also showcased how North Carolina is using this information to advance its research, and empower its workers and employers.

Panelists:
  • Katie Spiker, Federal Policy Analyst, National Skills Coalition
  • ...
05/23/16

Advance CTE, formerly the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), brought together hundreds of Career and Technical Education leaders and practicioners from almost every state, as well as national experts to Washington, DC, May 23-25, 2016. Visit Advance CTE's "Spring Meeting 2016" for more information.

05/18/16

The Institute for Higher Education Policy hosted this event on May 18th to launch a series of papers that examine the U.S. postsecondary data infrastructure. WDQC's Director, Rachel Zinn, discussed her paper that addresses the importance...

04/18/16

The University of Texas System hosted the Vertex National Forum on Higher Education in Austin from April 18-19, 2016. The event brought together policy experts, officials and researchers to address postsecondary policies and best practices using higher education and workforce data. For more information on the conference, visit this CVENT page.

04/14/16

During this webinar, experts shared examples of how states are turning to external entities for analyzing data to inform workforce development. 

Panelists included:
  • Kate Akers, Executive Director, Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics;
  • Justin Otto, Marketing and Communications Lead, Business Analyst, Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics;
  • Clive Belfield, Research Affiliate, Community College Research Center...
04/12/16

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute held a training course for Basic LMI Analyst, April 12-14, 2016, in Sacramento, California. For more information visit C2ER's events page.

03/07/16

The Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership held its 2016 LED Partnership Annual Workshop, March 7-8 in Washington, DC. The workshop provided professional development and networking opportunities for Labor Market Information directors, data analysts and data providers, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and other data users. Read more about the Annual LED Workshop here.

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