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The Rhode Island CEO Council

An Exclusive Consortium of CEOs Building a Stronger Rhode Island

— Past Event —

Thursday October 20, 2022

CEO Forum

Maximizing Rhode Island Workforce Development


7:00am      Doors open for sign-in
Breakfast Buffet & Private Conversations

7:15am      Peer Introductions
Peer Introductions & Conversations at your Table

7:25am      Welcome
Opening Remarks

7:35am      RI Workforce Development Policies, Programs & Initiatives
A Conversation with:
 • Matthew Weldon, Director of RI Department of Labor & Training
 • Shannon Gilkey, RI Commissioner of Postsecondary Education
 • Angelica Infante-Green, RI Commissioner of Elementary & Secondary Education

7:55am      CEO DeepDive Discussions
Engage with your peers—Participate in a facilitated roundtable discussion with peer-level chief executives—identify how policies, programs or initiatives might better address the workforce needs you and your peers may be facing

8:15am      Discussion with RI Officials
Engage in a facilitated dialog with RI Officials about your workforce development needs, possible policy & program gaps, priorities, and potential changes that might better align Rhode Island Workforce Development initiatives with current RI employer needs

8:55am      Closing Remarks
Acknowledgements, feedback, & information about our December 1 CEO Exchange

9:00am      Adjourn
Leave with actionable ideas and knowing guidance on how to make better decisions for your business

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