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Public Policy Issue Forum on the Search for Talent

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Name: Public Policy Issue Forum on the Search for Talent
Date: April 21, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Greater Des Moines Partnership, along with Capital Crossroads and the Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will hold a series of public policy forums throughout 2022 to explore issues impacting DSM. Each forum will include a conversation of experts who will provide insights surrounding the policy implications of that priority issue.

The Partnership supports strategies to address the existing talent shortages felt by many impacted industries, including continued and expanded support for Future Ready Iowa initiatives, opportunities to engage untapped talent for the workforce such as foreign born and returning citizens and policies that ensure Iowa continues to be a welcoming place that is open for business. 

Panel Confirmed: 
  • Brad Anderson, AARP
  • Rob Denson, DMACC
  • Beth Nigut, EMC Insurance 
  • Kathy Leggett, Future Ready Iowa Policy Advisor at Iowa Workforce Development, Moderator 

Future Public Policy Issue Forums Include:
Public Policy Issue Forum on Infrastructure: Thursday, June 16 at 12 p.m.
Public Policy Issue Forum on Cybersecurity: Thursday, Aug. 18 at 12 p.m.
Public Policy Issue Forum on Energy: Thursday, Oct. 20 at 12 p.m.
Public Policy Issue Forum on Economic Development: Thursday, Dec. 15 at 12 p.m.
In-person: Greater Des Moines Partnership
700 Locust St., Ste. 100

Virtual: Zoom information will be sent to registrants via email

Date/Time Information:
12-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 21
Contact Information:
Ryan Moon
No fee to attend
Lunch will not be provided but feel free to bring your own
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