Jobs Forum Agenda – Join us on May 4

For a couple of weeks, we’ve mentioned the CALMC Membership Meeting on May 4, featuring the forum Jobs – Preservation, Jobs – Creation, and Jobs – Transition.

Here is the complete agenda for the forum:

8:00 A.M.        Registration, CALMC Membership Meeting. Breakfast

8:30                 Welcome

8:45                 Ohio Department of Development – Sue McKitrick, Interim Director, Division of Workforce and Talent

Concurrent Sessions

9:00     Session A:       Department of Development Job Retention & Creation Programs – Sue McKittrick, Steve Tirpak, Michael Loges, Lona Helfrich, Ohio Department of Development.

Session B:       Succession Planning – Chris Cooper, Ohio Employee Ownership Center, Kent State University

9:45     Session C:       New Resources for Job Retention – Matt McCollister, Columbus 2020!;  Jim Cowles, Columbus Area Labor-Management Committee; Chris Cooper, Ohio Employee Ownership Center

Session D:       Making the Transition to A New Job in the Event of a Layoff – Catherine Ramos, COWIC; Pam Fox – AFL-CIO Rapid Response Program

10:30  Session E:        Ohio Means Jobs – Mark Brinbrich, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Session F:        Pre-Employment Training in Licking County – Fred Paul, Business and Industry Partnership Coordinator and Kathy Wallace, Director of Adult Education, C-TECH, Newark, Ohio

11:15    Break

11:30     General Session

Hard Hatted Women – Nontraditional Opportunities for Women

11:45           What’s Coming In Health Care – Dr. Gregg Gascon, Ohio Education Association

12:15               Wrap Up, Conclusion

The forum will take place at the River Club (formerly the Confluence Restaurant), 679 West Spring Street in Columbus. Registration begins at 8:00 AM, and breakfast will be served. A brief membership meeting including election of trustees will begin at 8.

Remember registration is free. You do need to register in advance, so call or email us if you are interested.

We hope to see you there!

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