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Northeast Kentucky Regional Workforce Conference: Presented by Whitaker Bank of Kentucky

Northeast Kentucky Regional Workforce Conference: Presented by Whitaker Bank of Kentucky

3/26/2024 - 3/27/2024

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In the ever-evolving landscape of workforce development, we understand the unique challenges faced by businesses in our Northeastern Kentucky community and across the Commonwealth. It's with great excitement that we invite you to be a part of a transformative event: the Northeast Kentucky Regional Workforce Development Conference.

Make plans to join us in shaping a brighter future for your business and our community. Together, we can overcome challenges and build a workforce that propels Eastern Kentucky and the Commonwealth forward.

Join us on March 26-27, 2024, at the Morehead Conference Center. 

Early Registration Pricing Ends: March 1, 2024 

SHRM Certified Conference: 12 PDC Available


Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce President, Jason Slone discusses the upcoming Northeast Kentucky Regional Workforce Conference on Everyday Kentucky

March 26, 2024

7:30AM

Registration


9:00AM

Opening Comments

Jason Slone, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

9:15AM

Signature Sponsor, Whitaker Bank of Kentucky

Mr. John Rhodes

9:30AM

Employer and Education Partnerships: Co-Creating Recruitment and Retention Strategies.

Jessie Schook, VP of Workforce Development and Economic Development

Kentucky Community and Technical College

10:15AM

Recruitment and Retention Panel Discussion

Human Resource Panel Discussion

Networking Break

11:15AM

Driving Business Services to meet Business Needs.

Denise Dials,

TENCO Workforce Innovation and Opportunity

Lunch

12:30PM

I Quit and Nobody Noticed

Leslie Jarvis

CMI Consulting, Inc.

Networking Break

1:30PM

How Higher Education is helping Shape the Workforce of Tomorrow

Dr. Jay Morgan, Morehead State University


Dr. Larry Ferguson, Ashland Community and Technical College


Dr. Laura McCullough, Maysville Community and Technical College

2:15PM

Jobs for Kentuckians

Aaron Poynter, Kentucky Adult Education

Networking Break

3:15PM

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Serenity Wright, University of Kentucky

4:00PM

Open Slot


4:45PM

Close of Day 1

Jason Slone, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

March 27, 2024

7:30AM

Registration

8:15AM

Opening Comments

Jason Slone, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

8:30AM

Sponsor Comments

John Rhodes, Whitaker Bank of Kentucky

8:45AM

Why Leadership Management is Important to Shaping your Companies Culture

Dr. Jonathan Nelson,

Morehead State University

9:30AM

A Hidden Gem in the Workforce

Johnny Collett, University of Kentucky


Beth Davison, KY Chamber of Commerce

Networking Break

10:30AM

How Recovery is Important to Filling the Workforce Gap

Panel Discussion

11:15AM

State Workforce Update

Beth Brinly, Deputy Secretary, Education and Workforce Development Cabinet

Lunch

12:15PM

Workforce: The Fuel for Kentucky’s Economic Development

Haley McCoy, President/CEO, Kentucky Association for Economic Development

Networking Break

1:15PM

Kentucky’s Talent Pipeline Management

Dorian Moe, KY Chamber of Commerce


Laurie Mays, KY Chamber of Commerce

2:00PM

Transformational Employment: Bridging the Gap between Recovery and Workforce

Brittany Kegley, Lead Success Coach - Kentucky Employer Resource Network


Nakota Bays, Job Entry and Retention Support Specialist - Site Program

Networking Break

3:00PM

Understanding the Data of Kentucky’s Labor Market

Sam Keathley

Sr. Workforce Analyst

KYStats

3:45PM

Closing Statement and Adjournment

Jason Slone

Morehead-Rowan Chamber of Commerce





Morehead Conference Center
111 East First Street
Morehead, KY 40351 United States
Event Contact
Jason Slone
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3/26/2024 - 3/27/2024
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