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Central Ohio Workforce Summit

Embracing our region's multigenerational workforce

Learn from The Columbus Region's leaders as they discuss opportunities that address attraction, acquisition, and retention of our emerging and experienced workforce.

Central Ohio Workforce Summit
Friday, Sept. 20
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dawson
1114 Dublin Road
Columbus, OH 43215

Schedule Highlights

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Panel: Build Your Workforce with Emerging Talent

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Panel: Help Your Existing Workforce Develop New Skills

11 to 11:45 a.m.

David Harrison

Keynote: David Harrison, President, Columbus State Community College

Complete Schedule

8 to 8:45 a.m.
Registration and networking

8:45 to 9 a.m.
Opening Remarks from Lisa Patt-McDaniel
CEO, Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio

9 to 9:45 a.m.
Panel 1: Building Your Workforce with Emerging Talent

9:45 to 10 a.m.
Break and networking

10 to 10:45 a.m.
Panel: Developing New Skills for Your Existing Team

10:45 to 11 a.m.
Break and networking

11 to 11:45 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: David Harrison, President, Columbus State Community College

Noon to 1 p.m.
Lunch and networking

Panel: Build Your Workforce with Emerging Talent

How can you engage with high school and college students so they are workforce ready and meet the needs of the market?

Matt Backiewicz

Moderated by

Matt Backiewicz
Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Dawson

Amy Schakat

Amy Schakat
Career Technical Education Coordinator, South-Western City Schools

John Marschhausen

John Marschhausen
Superintendent, Hilliard City Schools

Michelle Wood

Michelle Wood
Director of Talent Management, AEP

Ann Miller

Ann Miller
System Director, Talent Acquisition, OhioHealth

Joel Nelson

Joel Nelson
Program Manager, Office of Distance Education and e-Learning, The Ohio State University

Panel: Develop New Skills for Your Existing Workforce

How can you avoid layoffs by helping to reskill and educate your existing staff to meet current business needs?

Lynn Aspey

Moderated by

Lynn Aspey
Consultant of Business Relations, Jewish Family Services

Bill Chan

Bill Chan
Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Franklin University

Rocky Parker

Rocky Parker
Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Nationwide

Tom Poole

Tom Poole
Senior Vice President and Talent Acquisition Director, Huntington

Jennifer Savage

Jennifer Savage
Director of Talent Management, Worthington Industries

Central Ohio Workforce Summit is presented by

Dawson logo
Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio logo
Columbus Chamber of Commerce logo