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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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Completely free!

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

Sunday, October 11


4:00 pm


6:00 pm

8:00 pm

Dinner (provided)

Enjoy dinner with Emsi reps in downtown Moscow.

Monday, October 12

Conference Day

7:30 am

Breakfast (provided)

Meet your Emsi reps and get to know your peers.

8:00 am

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


Reemployment: If You Want to Help Reemploy America, You Need to Understand Skills

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Stephen Goldsmith

Former mayor of Indianapolis & deputy mayor of NYC

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Julian Thompson

Strategist, UNCF

9:00 am


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 Stephen Goldsmith's keynote and discuss key problems for your BU. 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

Emsi rep & 1-2 clients

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Enterprise & Staffing

Emsi rep & 1-2 clients

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Workforce & Economic Development

Emsi rep & 1-2 clients

9:45 am

15 Minute Break

10:00 am


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

10:45 am


Happy Hour Product Q&A

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

11:45 am

15 Minute Break

12:00 pm



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Josh Bersin

President, Founder, Bersin & Associates

1:00 pm

1:15 pm


Happy Hour Product Q&A

Emsi CEO Andrew Crapuchettes will announce our winners! Enter the prize-drawing by tweeting about the conference (use #Emsi20) on Sunday or Monday, October 11-12. Each tweet is one entry, and you may enter as many times as you like. Three winners will be randomly selected.

Tuesday, October 13

Workshop Day

Workshop Sessions

Details coming soon


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Andrew Crapuchettes



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Rob Sentz



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More TBA


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.


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  • 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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  • 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


[email protected]


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 [email protected]

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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