Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference

Building Partnerships to Address the Future of Work

October 8 & 9, 2018  |  Wichita, KS

The first annual Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference will be hosted by the Kansas Department of Commerce, the Kansas Board of Regents and the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference will feature a series of presentations and workshops aimed at enhancing and improving workforce solutions in the State of Kansas.

Conference Tracks:

  • Developing the Future Workforce
  • Developing a Talent Pipeline
  • Engaging Business Resources
  • Enhancing Career Pathways

To register:

Conference Schedule

Registration begins Sunday, October 7, and the conference runs for two full days from Monday, October 7, through Tuesday, October 9.

See the Schedule at a Glance:


At the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference, sponsors have opportunities to interface with attendees at vendor booths, social events and meals, in addition to branding opportunities on conference materials of all types.

Become a Sponsor/Vendor:

Call for Topics

You are invited to submit presentation proposals for the 2018 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference. Proposals should include presentations on relevant topics for a variety of attendees, including elected officials, government employees, business and industry, university/college/technical education providers, economic development professionals, workforce development professionals and partners and stakeholders in the workforce field.

Submit a Presenter Proposal:



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