Monday, April 20, 2020
12:00 Noon - 05:00PM
Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change
12:00 Noon - 05:00PM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Conference Check In
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
07:00AM - 05:00PM
Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change
07:30AM - 08:30AM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Breakfast
07:30AM - 08:30AM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Conference Check-In
08:30AM - 08:50AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Opening Address
Speakers
Ed Castile, AIDT Director, Deputy Secretary Of Commerce, AIDT
08:55AM - 09:25AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
What is Strong Start Strong Finish?
Speakers
Nick Moore, Education Policy Advisor And Coordinator, Governor’s Office Of Education And Workforce Transformation
09:35AM - 10:20AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Apprenticeship
Speakers
Josh Laney, Director AOA, Alabama Office Of Apprenticeship
10:20AM - 10:35AM
Break
10:35AM - 11:20AM
Breakout Session: Panel Discussion: Developing the Rural Workforce Pipeline
Track : Rural Focus
10:35AM - 11:20AM
Breakout Session: Apprenticeships & Blended Funds
Track : Technical Focus
10:35AM - 11:20AM
Breakout Session: A Smart Place Career Prep Curriculum
Track : Pipeline Focus
11:20AM - 11:30AM
Break - Transition to Next Breakout Session
11:30AM - 12:15PM
Breakout Session: What's in it for me? Student Roundtable
Track : Rural Focus
11:30AM - 12:15PM
Breakout Session: Alabama Office of Apprenticeship
Track : Technical Focus
11:30AM - 12:15PM
Breakout Session: Go Build Panel
Track : Pipeline Focus
12:30PM - 01:45PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Lunch & Keynote Address: Dr. Kevin Elko
01:55PM - 02:45PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
TransfrVR - Virtual Reality Training
02:45PM - 02:55PM
Break
02:55PM - 03:40PM
Breakout Session: Workforce Recruiting Strategies
Track : Rural Focus
02:55PM - 03:40PM
Breakout Session: Work Based Learning (OJT/WBL/INTERNSHIPS)
Track : Technical Focus
02:55PM - 03:40PM
Breakout Session: Digital Marketing for Recruitment
Track : Pipeline Focus
03:40PM - 03:50PM
Break
03:50PM - 04:40PM
Breakout Session: What's in it for me? Student Roundtable
Track : Rural Focus
03:50PM - 04:40PM
Breakout Session: Youth Services
Track : Technical Focus
03:50PM - 04:40PM
Breakout Session: TransfrVR
Track : Pipeline Focus
06:30PM - 08:00PM
Reception - Location TBA
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
07:00AM - 08:00AM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Breakfast
07:00AM - 05:00PM
Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change
08:00AM - 08:10AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Opening Remarks
08:10AM - 08:55AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Age Proofing Your Workforce
09:05AM - 09:50AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Binge Drinking in the Workplace - COSA
09:50AM - 10:05AM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Break
10:05AM - 10:50AM
Breakout Session: Combatting Teacher Shortage
Track : Rural Focus
10:05AM - 10:50AM
Breakout Session: Untapped Labor Market: Veterans & Disabled Workers
Track : Technical Focus
10:05AM - 10:50AM
Breakout Session: Powerpoint for Workforce Development Professionals
Track : Pipeline Focus
10:50AM - 11:00AM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Break - Transition to Breakout Sessions
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Breakout Session: Making the Most of Opportunities - Beth Brumley CTE Teacher of the Year
Track : Rural Focus
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Breakout Session: Benefits Cliffs & Career Choice
Track : Technical Focus
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Breakout Session: Project MFG
Track : Pipeline Focus
11:45AM - 12:00 Noon
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Break - Transition to Ballroom for Lunch
12:00 Noon - 01:00PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Lunch & Keynote Address: Joseph Seymour
01:10PM - 01:55PM
Breakout Session: Working with Local Leaders to Develop a Sense of Place
Track : Rural Focus
01:10PM - 01:55PM
Breakout Session: 2020 Census and its Impact on Workforce
Track : Technical Focus
01:10PM - 01:55PM
Breakout Session: Business Engagement for Workforce Development Organizations with Joseph Seymour
Track : Pipeline Focus
01:55PM - 02:10PM
Break - Transition to Ballroom
02:10PM - 02:50PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Prison Re-Entry Success Story
02:55PM - 03:40PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Career Centers: Not the Unemployment Office
03:50PM - 04:35PM
Breakout Session: Planning Strategically: Why it's Important and How to do It.
Track : Rural Focus
03:50PM - 04:35PM
Breakout Session: LMI Training
Track : Technical Focus
03:50PM - 04:35PM
Breakout Session: TransfrVR
Track : Pipeline Focus
Thursday, April 23, 2020
07:00AM - 08:00AM
Pre-Function Area - 2nd Floor Riverview Plaza
Breakfast
07:00AM - 01:00PM
Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change
08:00AM - 08:10AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Opening Remarks
08:15AM - 09:00AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Go Build: Workforce Challenges and Successes
09:10AM - 09:55AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
K-Tech: Kids to Love
09:55AM - 10:10AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Break - Transition to Breakout Sessions
10:10AM - 10:55AM
Breakout session: Best Practices in Workforce Development
Track : Rural Focus
10:10AM - 10:55AM
Breakout session: WIOA
Track : Technical Focus
10:10AM - 10:55AM
Breakout session: Company Culture: Why employees stay and why they leave.
Track : Pipeline Focus
10:55AM - 11:05AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Break - Transition to Ballroom
11:05AM - 11:40AM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Strong Start Strong Finish Revisited - 2 Best Practices
11:45AM - 12:45PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Governor's Address Luncheon and Workforce Innovator Awards
12:45PM - 01:00PM
Main Conference - Ball Room
Closing/Adjourn

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