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October 12-13

Hope in Hard Times

How You Can Help Get the Economy Back on Its Feet

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You spoke, we heard.

We're bringing the 10th annual Emsi conference to you.

  • Hosted at Emsi HQ in Moscow, Idaho
  • Open to limited travelers - we'd love to see your face!
  • Available online for your comfort
  • Completely free
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Higher
Education

  • Convert curriculum to a skills language
  • Equip students to communicate skills
  • Help employers value skills
  • Show displaced workers how your programs can help
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Communities

  • Focus on industries that drive the economy
  • Focus on companies that need talent today or will need it soon
  • Be ready for an influx of talent
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Businesses

  • Optimize your workforce
  • Upskill and reskill, don't let people go and try to rehire
  • Prepare to engage in a new labor market

Conference Agenda

Monday, October 12

Conference Day

8:00 am PST

CEO Address

Hope in Hard Times: How You Can Help Get the Economy Back on Its Feet

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Andrew Crapuchettes

CEO, Emsi

8:30 am PST

Keynote

A New Approach to Reskilling and Upskilling: Lessons Learned from Atlanta and Beyond

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Julian Thompson

Strategist, UNCF

9:00 am PST

Breakouts

Reemployment Challenges

Emsi reps and select clients will discuss how each of our client groups are grappling with reemployment issues. What are the main challenges in a post-COVID world, and how can we fix them?

Goal: respond to the keynote. Tee up the problem so you can discuss how Emsi is helping (see product demo in the next session).

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Higher Education

Luke Jankovic, EVP, Higher Education

Brian Fleming, VP, Strategy & Innovation, Southern New Hampshire University

Todd Oldham, VP, Economic & Workforce Development, Monroe Community College

Katie Barras, AVP, Academic Innovation, University of Louisiana System

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Enterprise & Staffing

Mark Hanson, Product Owners, Talent Analytics, Emsi

Lee Semmes, Director of Solutions Architects, Emsi

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Workforce & Economic Development

Josh Wright, Emsi

Jane Wiseman, Senior Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

John Flanagan, CEO, CareerSource Tampa Bay

Danielle Permenter, VP, Talent & Community Development Orlando Economic Partnership

9:45 am PST

15 Minute Break

Grab a drink and send in your questions based on the demos above.

10:00 am PST

Breakouts

What Emsi is Doing to Help Reemployment in the US

Come see Emsi’s groundbreaking work on skills. In these concurrent demos, you will see how our new, skills-based products can help higher education, businesses, and workforce & economic development solve the challenges of reemployment in 2020.

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Higher Education

Luke Jankovic, EVP, Higher Education

Lendl Meyer, Product Manager

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Enterprise & Staffing

Bruce Evans, EVP, Enterprise & Staffing

Mark Hanson, Product Owner, Talent Analytics

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Workforce & Economic Development

Dr. Yustina Saleh, EVP, Research & Analytics

Hector Acosta, Senior Consultant, Community Insights

11:00 am PST

Keynote

The Anthropology of HR: Uncovering the Key Tribes of Human Resources in the New World

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Josh Bersin

Global Industry Analyst and Dean

Josh Bersin Academy

12:00 pm PST

Lunch Break

1:00 pm PST

Prize-Drawing

Emsi CEO Andrew Crapuchettes will announce our winners! Enter the prize-drawing by tweeting about the conference. Use the hashtag #Emsi20. You may tweet anytime on Sunday-Monday, October 11-12, until Monday 1:00 pm. Each tweet is one entry, and you may enter as many times as you like. Three winners will be randomly selected. The three prizes are three different Yeti coolers (large, medium, small), each stuffed with surprise goodies.

1:30 pm PST

Breakouts

Happy Hour Product Q&A

Grab a drink and send in your questions based on the demos this morning.

Tuesday, October 13

Workshop Day

Workshop Sessions

Some workshops are concurrent

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Higher Education

Track 1   see more →

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Enterprise & Staffing

Track 2   see more →

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Workforce & Economic Development

Track 3   see more →

Speakers

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Josh Bersin

Global Industry Analyst and Dean

Josh Bersin Academy

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Julian Thompson

Strategist

UNCF

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Jane Wiseman

Senior Fellow

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

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Andrew Crapuchettes

CEO

Emsi

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Rob Sentz

CINO

Emsi

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Katie Barras

Assistant Vice President for Academic Innovation

University of Louisiana System

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Brian Fleming

VP, Strategy & Innovation

Southern New Hampshire University

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Todd Oldham

VP of Economic Development, Workforce, and Career Technical Education

Monroe Community College

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Danielle Permenter

VP, Talent & Community Development

Orlando Economic Partnership

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Mark Hanson

Product Owner, Talent Analytics

Emsi

Location

Emsi HQ

409 S. Jackson St., Moscow, ID 83843

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Emsi HQ is located in the heart of the Palouse: a uniquely serene pastoral region rippling with hills of wheat. We will miss our traditional location at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, but we can’t wait to welcome you to our home. We love it here.

Travel

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Flights

  • Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) - Pullman, WA, 7 miles from Emsi HQ
  • Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport (LWS) - Lewiston, ID, 35 miles from Emsi HQ
  • Spokane International Airport (GEG) - Spokane, WA, 83 miles from Emsi HQ
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Hotel

  • Best Western Plus: University Inn – 1516 Pullman Road, Moscow, ID 83843 – 208.882.0550 – 1 mile from Emsi HQ. – For reservations, call and mention Emsi to receive the group rate. Group rate expires September 11.

Questions? Let us know!

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Gwen Burrow, Event Coordinator

Contact

gburrow@economicmodeling.com

FAQs

If I already registered for Emsi20, do I need to register again for the virtual conference?

Yes, please do. ☺ You can register here.

If I already paid for my Emsi20 registration, what should I do?

You can email Gwen Burrow and receive a full refund or roll your registration over to Emsi21. Contact Gwen at gburrow@economicmodeling.com.

What’s best: attending the conference in person at Emsi HQ, or watching the sessions online?

It’s up to you! If you feel confident traveling, we’d love to see you here. Space is limited, so make sure to claim your spot.

Will the sessions be available online to the whole world?

You bet.

So you’re saying I can travel to Moscow, Idaho, and attend the conference for free?

That’s what we’re saying! All you need to pay for is travel and lodging. Emsi will take care of the rest.

How many people can attend the conference at Emsi HQ in Moscow?

We’re capping registration at about 50.

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