C2ER Weekly Update - August 16

August 16, 2018

 

2018 Projections Managing Partnership Summit

October 10-12, 2018

Arlington, VA

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The PMP Summit offers projections analysts a variety of training, knowledge sharing, and networking opportunities. Participants will gain experience with the latest additions to the Projections Suite software, engage with experts on replacement rate methodology and base year alternatives, and more.

Please register if you are a state-employed projections analyst. You can learn about more opportunities to engage the LMI network, here.

 

Featured Event

Applied Analyst Training

October 24 - 26, 2018

Arlington, VA

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This 2.5 day course teaches economic development researchers and labor market information (LMI) analysts advanced skills in collecting, analyzing, and presenting regional economic and labor market data to answer questions about key industries, workforce supply and demand, education and training needs, and demographic trends in pre-defined regions.

What you will learn:

  • Building demographic & economic profiles
  • Measuring economic health & competitiveness
  • Conducting industry & occupational trend analyses
  • Combining labor market & education data to anticipate skill needs
  • Presenting and communicating data effectively
  • See what's on the agenda

Top Headlines

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Co-authored by former Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner, Erica Groshen: Better Data for a Better Economy

SDA to Realign ERS with Chief Economist, Relocate ERS & NIFA Outside DC

Amazon is Hiring Hundreds of People to Work From Home

Manufacturers Increase Efforts to Woo Workers to Rural Areas

Designing a Future for the Untethered Workforce

Colorado School District Switches To 4-Day Week To Save Money

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)

The Census Project - 250,000 Individuals and Organizations Urge Change by Commerce Department on Citizenship Question

NPR - From 'Book Strap' To 'Burrito': A History Of The School Backpack

New York Times - Work Is Weird. Alison Green of Ask a Manager Can Help

Smart Incentives - Aligning Investment Promotion With Sustainable Development

Featured Reports

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Virginia Beach, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Las Vegas Unemployment Rates Down 0.8% Over the Year

Kauffman Foundation - We Can Build the STEM Workforce Our Future Economy Needs

Workforce Data Quality Campaign - Workforce Success Relied on Transparent Postsecondary Data

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Data Visualization Of The Week

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C2ER/LMI Institute Events

Conference Sponsor Webinar:

The Economic Impact of Amazon HQ2 on a Local Economy

August 21, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: FREE

Special Topic Webinar:

Reorganizing Federal Data Agencies

September 7, 2018

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EDT

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Pricing: FREE

LED Webinar Series:

Job Ladders and Growth in Earnings, Hours, and Wages

September 19, 2018

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT

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Pricing: FREE

Monthly Webinar Series:

Strengthening Communities Through Grants and Incentives

September 25, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

 

 

Basic LMI Analyst Training

October 24 - 26, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Applied Analyst Training

October 24 - 26, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Other Events

Prosperity Now

Prosperity Summit

September 5-7, 2018

National Harbor, MD

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North East Regional Employment & Training Association

Developing a Talent Pipeline for the Healthcare Industry  

September 17-18, 2018

Scranton, PA

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2018 Projections Managing Partnership Summit

October 10-12, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Please register if you are a state-employed projections analyst. You can learn about more opportunities to engage the LMI network, here.

Economic Development Administration

2018 RIS Program Informational Webinars

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