Conferences & Seminars
Summarizes the discussions at and recommendations from a December 2010 roundtable on developing an action strategy that addresses the disability implications of the aging U.S. workforce.
Presents proceedings from the November 2010 forum, Preparing the Workforce for a Reformed Health Care System: Toward a Research Agenda. Includes research questions affecting workforce demand as well as the key initiatives that are needed to address the issue of training health care personnel to work well in teams.
Provides proceedings from a roundtable focused on including people with disabilities in the green jobs talent pipeline. Offers highlights from the roundtables and discusses the recommendations that resulted.
On December 16, 2009, the NTAR Leadership Center, in partnership with ODEP, sponsored a roundtable to bring together thought leaders and entrepreneurial problem solvers to develop recommendations to ensure people with disabilities are included in the emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy workforce talent pipelines. The event was attended by over 50 individuals with expertise in workforce development, green jobs, disability employment, sector strategies, and economic development. The participants represented labor unions; the employer community; advocates for people with disabilities and other populations such as veterans and ex-offenders; as well as local, state, and federal policymakers.
This webinar took place in July 2010 and featured presentations by Kathy Sweeney, Special Projects Manager, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development; Joyce Barcley, Assistant Vice President, Special Projects, The WorkPlace, Inc.; and Catherine Raggio, Secretary, Maryland Department of Disabilities. It was moderated by Nanette Relave, Director, Center for Workers with Disabilities.
This webinar took place in April 2010 and featured presentations by Norciva Shumpert, Trainer and Consultant, Marc Gold & Associates; Debby Greene, Senior Program Development Associate, Syracuse University-Burton Blatt Institute; and Nicole LaCorte-Klein, Senior Program Development Associate, Syracuse University-Burton Blatt Institute. Nanette Relave, Director, Center for Workers with Disabilities was the moderator.