2014 Pacific Northwest Apprenticeship Education Conference

Join us at the Showroom, Emerald Queen Casino, for the Premier Event of the year!

April 14th 2014
  •  Pre- Conference Registration 2pm to 3pm
  • Conference Kick off Featured Experts 3pm to 4pm:
David R. Wallace, Deputy Director, Department of Labor Standards, Division of Apprenticeship Standards
Representative Larry Seaquist, 26th Legislative District, Washington State Legislature
Matt Morrison, CEO, Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER)
Lee Newgent, Executive Secretary, Seattle Building and Construction Trades Council
Gary Herman, CEO, Industry Training Authority, British Columbia
Steve Simms, Administrator, Oregon State Apprenticeship Training Division
  • Networking Reception 4pm to 6pm: Appetizers and No Host Bar

April 15th 2014 Full Day Conference
2014 Conference Summary
The premiere 2010 conference was structured to educate a range of apprenticeship topics to varied stakeholders. In 2012 we hosted a smaller event that focused on employ topics.  Following the spirit of the  event's tagline, "EDUCATE, EMPLOY, EMPOWER,"  PNWAEC 2014 will focus on empower topics.  This  event will concentrate on empowerment  in these areas: 
  • K12 and Apprenticeship
  • Career Pathways  and Opportunities for Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship is a good business model
  • Recruitment and Retention Strategies; Methods to Diversify the Workforce
  • Transitioning Veterans to the Trades
  • Apprenticeship opportunities for Tribal members
  • Apprenticeship Utilization
  • Apprentice Success Stories
Who should attend: Educators, Career Counselors, Apprenticeships, Policy Makers, Business, Government, Labor, Workforce and Economic Development professionals, Industry

See Full Agenda

 Registration is Open! 
Registration Fee of $100 includes materials, continental breakfast, lunch and appetizers for networking reception.
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