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Workforce Development Conference 2018

October 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join the Orange County Business Council for the 2018 Orange County Workforce Development Conference. The 2019 Workforce Indicators Report will be unveiled, along with an analysis of the report by Dr. Wallace Walrod, Chief Economic Advisor to OCBC. Attendees will gain insight into the coming trends in the labor market, as well as understand opportunities to best prepare a competitive workforce for a 21st global economy.

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Wallace Walrod, PhD, Conference Speaker 
Chief Economic Advisor to OCBC

Dr. Walrod is in charge of research at OCBC and has led strategic projects with many leading companies, including Toshiba America Information Systems, Hitachi Chemical, Merrill Lynch, The Irvine Company, First American Corporation, and others. His work includes designing innovative program, strategy, and policy solutions for private industry, government, and private foundations, including the Orange County Community Indicators, Workforce Housing Scorecard, Workforce Housing Toolkit, Public Officials 101, and Workforce Assessment projects. Read Full Bio




Keynote Speaker

Dr. Tad Funahashi
Chief Innovation Officer
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Innovation Studio
Dr. Funahashi will share how Kaiser Permanente is leading the way in healthcare delivery innovations. 
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Paul Kagoo 
Senior Director, Corporate Development & Strategy
Western Digital
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Mike Morper
Vice President of Product Marketing
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Nick Newsom
Chief Executive Officer 
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Dr. Glenn Roquemore
Irvine Valley College
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Event Details
11:oo a.m. – Registration
11:30 a.m. – Program
1:30 p.m. Adjourn

Sponsorships Available:
Gold $5000.00  I  Silver $2500.00  I  Table $1500.00  I  Non-Member Table $1750.00

For more event information, contact Christopher Reese, OCBC Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development, 949-794-7221.

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October 30, 2018
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614 United States
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