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The AlabamaWorks 2017 Workforce Conference will be held September 12th & 13th, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel & Conference Center in Downtown Montgomery.

The purpose of the Alabama Workforce Conference is to bring all the stakeholders together annually.

The 2017 conference will focus on five (5) main areas:

  1. Leveraging and Establishing Partnerships: including a special emphasis placed on partnerships identified in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act
  2. Delivering Career Services: including motivating clients, intake procedures, providing quality assessment, integrated case management, etc.
  3. Business and Economic Development: including strategies around regional business partnerships, business engagement, and measuring performance of services.
  4. Managing Changes: including WIOA, the new workforce structure
  5. Priority Population: including effective strategies for serving individuals with disabilities, individuals with limited English proficiency, homeless, veterans and ex-offenders.