Hiring Our Heroes - Fort Campbell - Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
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Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and speakers from the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Army’s Fort Campbell, Army Career and Alumni Program, Soldier for Life, and Installation Management Command, and local government agencies and chambers of commerce at Hiring Our Heroes - Fort Campbell - Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum, a free veterans employment summit and career forum on Fort Campbell for key Federal & State agencies, influential military leaders, innovators in the business and employer community, and local community leaders.
This event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2014 at Hanger 3 Welcome Home Center on Fort Campbell, Kentucky from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration and access opens at 6:00 a.m.
We are currently at-capacity for the limited number of exhibitor tables for the career forum/job fair. If you still wish to attend this informative and influential event, you can still attend the morning portion of the summit as a guest and can register for that through this website. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This event will feature remarks from high-level and senior government leaders, interactive forums and panel discussions, resources, breakouts on the transition process, tools and best practices for employers looking to hire, presentations from key governmental and military agencies, and networking opportunities and receptions for all involved. All of the lessons learned will culminate in a military career forum in the afternoon.
Announced Speakers include:
The summit offers employers and community groups a rare and free opportunity to gather with veteran employment leaders in the public and private sectors. Participants will have a chance to hear from and network with senior officials from the United States government, the White House's Joining Force initiative, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and other recognized military nonprofits as they share resources, advice, and experience.
The summit will feature interactive forums and workshops focused on developing strong veteran and transitioning service member hiring initiatives, answering tough questions and dispelling myths about veteran hiring, and encouraging participants to share their own company or community’s best practices with key government agencies and decision-makers. Employers of every size and community groups from across the country are encouraged to sign up today and take their commitment to military hiring to the next level.
This summit is free and open to all interested military, federal and state agencies, businesses and employers looking to hire veterans, and other community leaders.
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April 23, 2014
Hanger 3/Welcome Home Center
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Hosted by The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes
with speakers from
The White House’s Joining Forces Initiative
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Labor
The U.S. Army’s Fort Campbell, Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP), Soldier for Life, and Installation Management Command
Local Government Agencies and Chambers of Commerce
Registration Opens for All Attendees
Welcome and Keynote
Major General James C. McConville, Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Panel I – View from the National Level: Meeting Our Challenge to Support Veterans, Transitioning Service Members, Military Spouses and Employers
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM
Panel II – Community Support - Boots on the Ground: Who We Are and the Resources We Bring
Moderator: Colonel Adam Rocke, Director of the Soldier for Life Program, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
10:40 AM to 10:50 AM
Remarks, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer
10:50 AM to 11:30 AM
Panel III – Employers: Best Practices for Hiring and Training Veterans
Moderator: Don Esmond, Co-Chair, Hiring Our Heroes’ Veterans Employment Advisory Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hiring Our Heroes Career Forum and Resources Fair with National and Local Agencies
includes Employment Workshops for Transitioning Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Spouses
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Networking Event for Officials, Community, and Business Attendees at Cole Park Commons
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