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2022 Future World of Work Summit

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Name: 2022 Future World of Work Summit
Date: October 24, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
The Greater Des Moines Partnership is excited to host the first annual Future World of Work Summit, Monday, October 24, at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, IA. The purpose of the Future World of Work Summit is to inform, educate and inspire the business community in Greater Des Moines (DSM). This half day event will highlight ways that employers can adapt and thrive in the work and learning ecosystems of tomorrow. The summit will take place from Noon – 5:30 p.m.
The Summit programming will include:
  • An interactive session to gather hyper-local perspectives on innovation
  • A panel discussion of local industry leadersmoderated by Beth Townsend, Director of Workforce Development
  • Conversations with nationally recognized thought leaders and futuristsled by Dr. Lynn Burks, Executive Director of the Jacobson Institute at Grand View University
Keynotes speakers include: 
  • Kermit Kaleba, Strategy Director for Employer Aligned Programs at Lumina Foundation. The presentation will focus on giving employers a roadmap for the large-scale, radical changes people must make to find meaningful work in the 21st century. 
  • Casey Welch, Co-founder, President & CEO at Tallo. Welch will present on Generation Z and the Emerging Workforce, including an Iowa-specific report on attracting Gen Z to your workforce.
The Summit is sponsored by Iowa Workforce Development, the Jacobson Institute at Grand View University, MercyOne and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). 
Additionally, if you are in the education field, we encourage you to attend a breakfast event on the morning of Oct. 24 featuring Welch and the Tallo team. Secondary educators and administrators, nonprofit and community leaders focused on education, and higher education faculty, staff and administration interested in career and workforce are invited to attend. Register here.
FFA Enrichment Center at DMACC
1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Date/Time Information:
Monday, October 24
Noon - 5:30 p.m.
  • Check-in: Noon – 1 p.m.
  • Program: 1 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Social: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Greater Des Moines Partnership