Conference Track

Future of Work

With advancements in technology, companies are creating millions of new jobs. The result is an unprecedented demand for high-skilled workers. Now more than ever, matching business needs with qualified workers requires innovative solutions – from redesigning education to changing recruiting practices to creating upskilling programs. Discover what high-skilled professions are in high demand and how companies are addressing the skills gap.

Wednesday, January 9

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session

Technology, Jobs and the Future of Work

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N258

Technology is augmenting the workplace and reshaping the work we do today and tomorrow. The use of artificial intelligence, blockchain, AR/VR, automation and other technologies is growing, creating new jobs and a greater demand for skilled workers.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session

Finding New Collar Workers in a Tight Market

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N258

The nation’s critical skills gap is propelling tech companies to seek skilled talent in new ways, including apprenticeships, internships, train-to-hire programs, coding boot camps and vocational academies. The days of requiring a four-year college degree are in the rear-view mirror.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session

From Education to Employment

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N258

While alternative pathways to employment are expanding, it has never been more critical for business and civic leaders to support an educational ecosystem that is robust, adaptable, and inclusive. Join us as we explore the educational initiatives, innovations, and partnerships that are generating skilled talent for the workforce of tomorrow.

All CES conference sessions are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
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