Connecticut Workforce Summit: Addressing the Labor Shortage

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Connecticut Workforce Summit: Addressing the Labor Shortage

Join Futuro Health CEO Van Ton-Quinlivan for insights on proven workforce development strategies.

By CBIA

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The Aqua Turf Club 556 Mulberry Street Plantsville, CT 06479

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About this event

Futuro Health CEO Van Ton-Quinlivan headlines our Connecticut Workforce Summit, hosted in partnership with ReadyCT, CONNSTEP, and Social Venture Partners Connecticut October 6 at the AquaTurf Club in Plantsville.

Join Ton-Quinlivan for insights on proven workforce development strategies refined for the private, public, education, and nonprofit sectors.

Attendees each receive a free copy of Ton-Quinlivan’s best-selling book, WorkforceRx.

You’ll also hear from manufacturing leaders on their approaches to tackling the labor shortage, including General Dynamics Electric Boat's Shawn Coyne, OKAY Industries president and CEO Jason Howey, Burke Aerospace's Brittany Isherwood, and Stanley Black & Decker's Dave Smith.

And Accenture's Ryan Oakes, Travelers Foundation's Tara Spain, Hartford HealthCare's Melanie Tucker, and Social Venture Partners' Michael van Leesten share best practices for leveraging early talent pipelines to bridge the gap between K-12 education and employer hiring needs.

7:15 am | Networking Breakfast

8:15 am | Welcome Remarks

  • Chris DiPentima, President & CEO, CBIA
  • Shannon Marimón, Executive Director, ReadyCT

8:30 am | Proven Workforce Strategies

  • Van Ton-Quinlivan, CEO, Futuro Health

9:15 am | Networking Break

9:30 am | How Manufacturing Leaders Are Tackling the Labor Shortage

  • Moderator: Dave Smith, VP, Global EHS Governance, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Shawn Coyne, VP of HR, General Dynamics Electric Boat
  • Jason Howey, President & CEO, OKAY Industries
  • Brittany Isherwood, President, Burke Aerospace

10:30 am | Networking Break

10:45 am | Leveraging Early Talent Pipelines

  • Moderator: Michael Van Leesten, Director, Organization Development & Stakeholder Engagement, Social Venture Partners Connecticut
  • Ryan Oakes, Global Health & Public Services Industry Practices Chair, Accenture
  • Tara Spain, VP & COO, Travelers Foundation & AVP, Community Relations, Travelers
  • Melanie Tucker, VP, Human Resources, Hartford HealthCare

11:30 am | Adjourn

The Connecticut Workforce Summit: Addressing the Labor Shortage is hosted in partnership with ReadyCT, CONNSTEP, and SVP-CT and made possible through the generous support of General Dynamics Electric Boat.

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