NORLI Hosts Workforce Development Conference

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute will host and event titled “FUSION: Workforce Development” on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Pan American Life Conference Center, 601 Poydras St. (20th Floor). This professional conference is dedicated to examining the workforce development pipeline and hearing from education, industry and economic development experts on the future of work for Southeast Louisiana.

Topics this year include “The Fundamentals of the Louisiana Workforce System,” “Talent Attraction and Recruitment in an Expanding Healthcare Market” and “Building a Future: Re-entry and Employment Opportunities.”

Speakers include:

  • Ava Dejoie, Secretary of Louisiana Workforce Commission
  • Dr. Reynold Verret, President of Xavier University
  • John Fraboni, CEO of Operation Spark
  • Michael Williamson, President and CEO of the United Way of Southeast Louisiana
  • Patrick Norton, SVP and COO of Tulane University
  • Paul Helton, Executive Director of Louisiana Economic Development FastStart
  • Dr. Tina Tinney, Chancellor of Nunez Community College
  • Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib, Chancellor of Delgado Community College
  • Dr. William Wainwright, Chancellor of Northshore Technical Community College
  • Dr. Dale Doty, Chancellor of River Parishes Community College
  • Dr. Robert Collins, Dillard University
  • Troy Bond, VP of Talent Management at LCMC Health
  • Lacy McManus, VP of Strategic Initiatives at GNO Inc.
  • Dr. Robert Habans, Economist at The Data Canter
  • Patty Riddlebarger, VP of Corporate Social Responsibility at Entergy
  • Patrick Young, Manager of Training Management at the New Orleans Business Alliance
  • Robin Barnes, EVP and COO at GNO Inc.
  • Lauren King, Director of Workforce Programs at the Greater New Orleans Foundation
  • Christine Jordan, Corporate Social Responsibility Senior Lead at Entergy
  • Cherie Lacour-Duckworth, VP of Workforce Development at the Urban League of Louisiana
  • Jessica Vallelungo, Director of Quality Diplomas at Louisiana Department of Education
  • Karl Weber, VP of Public Affairs at Atmos

Click here to get more info or register.

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