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Education and Workforce Event

Education and Workforce Council | UpSkill Edition

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Partnership Tower 701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900 Houston, TX 77010

Save to Calendar 2019-09-24 11:30:00 2019-09-24 13:00:00 Education and Workforce Council | UpSkill Edition The nature of work and skills that Greater Houston's workforce need are rapidly changing. Digital advancements in the workplace are driving shifts in the education and skills a workforce needs at an even more accelerated pace, particularly for the one million careers that require education and skills beyond high school but less than four years of college. In 2014, the Greater Houston Partnership launched UpSkill Houston to strengthen Greater Houston's talent pipeline for these careers. Over the last five years, UpSkill Houston has been recognized for its role in bringing together businesses, industries, educational entities, and community organizations to work collectively to address a common goal of improving Houston’s talent pipeline. The Partnership has spent the summer working with the Boston Consulting Group to develop a strategy to accelerate UpSkill Houston’s impact. Join us as we look ahead to how UpSkill Houston can serve as an engine that will help the Houston region meet its new and emerging workforce needs. Due to limited capacity, registration for Council luncheons is required. Registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the Monday before the Council. Partnership Councils are complimentary and open to all member company employees. 701 Avenida de las Americas Suite 900 Houston, TX 77010 United States Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
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About this Event

The nature of work and skills that Greater Houston's workforce need are rapidly changing. Digital advancements in the workplace are driving shifts in the education and skills a workforce needs at an even more accelerated pace, particularly for the one million careers that require education and skills beyond high school but less than four years of college.

In 2014, the Greater Houston Partnership launched UpSkill Houston to strengthen Greater Houston's talent pipeline for these careers. Over the last five years, UpSkill Houston has been recognized for its role in bringing together businesses, industries, educational entities, and community organizations to work collectively to address a common goal of improving Houston’s talent pipeline. The Partnership has spent the summer working with the Boston Consulting Group to develop a strategy to accelerate UpSkill Houston’s impact.

Join us as we look ahead to how UpSkill Houston can serve as an engine that will help the Houston region meet its new and emerging workforce needs.

Due to limited capacity, registration for Council luncheons is required. Registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the Monday before the Council. Partnership Councils are complimentary and open to all member company employees.

Tickets

Individual

Questions?

Lauren Dollard, Coordinator

ldollard@houston.org
713-844-3686

Sponsorship Opportunities

Terry Leibowitz, Sponsorship Manager

tleibowitz@houston.org
713-844-3644

Agenda

Registration & Networking
11:30 am - Noon
Luncheon & Program
Noon - 1:00 pm

Attendance

Open to

Members

Executive Partners