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Workforce Development Conference

October 10, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Join the Orange County Business Council for the 2019 Orange County Workforce Development Conference. The 2020 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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Event Details
7:30 a.m. – Registration
8:00 a.m. – Program
10:00 a.m. – Adjourn

Featuring a Keynote from: 

Josh D’Amaro
President, Disneyland Resort

Josh D’Amaro is the president of the Disneyland Resort. In this role, he oversees a workforce of 30,000 cast members and is responsible for all facets of the business.  He also leads the development of a $2 billion expansion of the resort that includes the addition of a new four-diamond hotel and the much-anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – a new 15-acre themed land devoted to the Star Wars franchise. Josh began his Disney career at the Disneyland Resort in 1998 and has held various leadership positions throughout his 20-year tenure with Disney. Read Full Bio



Featuring an Analysis of the Report by:

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


For more event information, contact Jesse Ben-Ron, OCBC Director of Workforce and Economic Development, 949.794.7221


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October 10, 2019
7:30 am - 10:00 am
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Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614 United States
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