Thank you for your interest in speaking at the 2020 Workforce Development Conference (WDC2020) June 28-July 1 in Pittsburgh, PA. This conference brings workforce professionals together from across the country and world for four days of education and networking.
We are looking to fill over 40 workshop sessions with lively, energetic speakers presenting on innovative and interesting topics relevant to workforce professionals including:
Workforce System Best Practices
– Demonstrating & sharing best practices within the workforce system
– Skill development specific to serving customers within the workforce system. This might include skills in social media, resume building, customer service, interviewing skills, and coaching conversations.
– Skill development to help us be better to ourselves, our families, and our customers. This might include leadership, emotional intelligence, facilitation, diversity, self-assessments, strengths development, and collaboration.
HR Skills (NEW FOR 2020!)
– Skill development in human resources related topics including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, coaching, discipline, policy and procedure development, and equity and inclusion.
What are we looking for in a concurrent session?
Lively, entertaining, innovative, informative and interactive sessions. We specifically request that presentations include interactive activities or exercises for participants.
Well written learning objectives that show how the learner will be able to use your content back on the job (practical application).
Session descriptions that clearly show what the session is about and avoid editorials on the topic.
Content that relates to one of the topic tracks.
An outline and objectives that can be realistically accomplished in the time allotted.
Content that is current, cutting edge, and practical.
The submission deadline is FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020.
For questions, please contact Jill Bent, Operations and Events Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-385-2607.
PLEASE NOTE: We have already selected all of our keynote speakers. We are only looking for concurrent session speakers at this time.