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Global Leaders Convene at Workforce Forum.

Workforce issues, strategies and investments examined for United States and abroad

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --


Who:


Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor


Jonas Prising, President of the Americas, ManpowerGroup


RichardStephens, Sr. Vice President HR, The Boeing Company


Portia Wu, Sr/Policy Advisor Mobility & Opportunity Policy White House's Domestic Policy Council


International Workforce Leaders:


Lytana Kids, VP Workforce Planning, United Parcel Service Kshitij Jain, Monster Worldwide Mike Dantonio, Gap Global Creative Center, GAP, Inc. Fran Parry, Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion, United Kingdom Sietske van Rossum, BlikopWerk, Netherlands Trudy Parsons, Miller Dickson Blais, Canada Ton deKok, Brabants Expertise in Social Entrepreneurship, Netherlands Tracy Fishwick, Manchester Commission on the New Economy, United Kingdom Miguel Peromingo, World Association of Public Employment Services, South American Region Sally Sinclair, National Employment Services Association, Australia Clare Elliott, Department for Work and Pensions, United Kingdom Gianluca Antonucci, Progetti Sociali, Italy Jim Rafferty, Edinburgh Capital City Partnership, Scotland Mark Burton-Page, European Forum for Urban Security, France Peter Matheson, Counselor (Economic), British Embassy Sandile Tyini, Counselor (Economic), British Embassy Marion Knappe, Counselor (Labor) Federal Republic of Germany Embassy


What:


The NAWB hosts an annual workforce forum each year to convene stakeholders, businesses and political leaders in discussions to find solutions to workforce challenges.As part of this annual forum, NAWB has expanded the program to include a day exclusively dedicated to international conversations, along with keynotes from ManpowerGroup and The Boeing Company, break-out sessions and workshops. See full schedule at www.NAWB.org/FORUM and follow @WorkforceInvest,#NAWBForum.


Why:


When it comes to business, national and international borders are increasingly blurred as market boundaries shift and technological advances increase the mobility and connectedness of the global workforce. Companies are looking at innovative ways to capture the workforce talent they need to be successful and manage the ongoing factors that are quickly shifting the market. Finding workforce talent solutions to these issues is a critical factor in getting Americans back to work and helping businesses compete globally.


Where:


Washington Hilton


1919 Connecticut Ave., NW


Washington, District of Columbia - USA 20009


When:


March 9, 2012 - International Workforce Day


March 10, 2012 - Pre-conference Sessions & Board Meetings


March 11 - 13, 2012 - Forum and Keynotes


Photo Opp :


International speakers, corporate keynoters and NAWB Board members. Media check-in at registration for free pass.


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