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NNSP Conference Schedule

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Confirmed Keynotes
Opening Keynote Assistant Secretary of Labor for ETA, Jane Oates
Anniversary Dinner U.S. Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis


Tuesday, November 10

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sector Skills Academy Reunion
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Welcome Reception
Wednesday, November 11
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Plenary:
Job Training That Works: the Impact of Sector Initiatives
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Workshop Session 1 Expand
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Opening Keynote - Jane Oates
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Workshop Session 2 Expand
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Industry-Specific Communities
Thursday, November 12
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Plenary:
Industry and Labor-Management Partnerships:
Investors in Sector Initiatives
9:45 AM - 11:45 AM Site Visits Expand
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Workshop Session 3 Expand
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Plenary:
National Strategies to Promote Workforce Equity
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM Site Visits Expand
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Workshop Session 4 Expand
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Industry-Specific Communities
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Pre-Dinner Reception
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Anniversary Dinner
Friday, November 13
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Workshop Session 5 Expand
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop Session 6 Expand
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Closing Plenary:
Green Strategies for Increasing Access to Good Jobs
for Low-Income Communities of Color