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  • Regional Talent Summit Executive Briefing May 24, 2017

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    Name: Regional Talent Summit Executive Briefing May 24, 2017
    Date: May 24, 2017
    Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Join us as we bring together business leaders from around the Central Wisconsin region to discuss the talent crisis facing our communities.  Efforts are moving forward to build a regional strategy to meet this 'storm' head on.  We hope you can join us to share your thoughts and ideas as we move forward.  This will also be a time to gather and network with other Central Wisconsin business leaders.

    Guest Speaker:

    Dr. Edward E. Gordon
    Imperial Consulting Corporation

    Edward E. Gordon has consulted with leaders in business, education, government and non-profits for over 40 years.  Gordon is a big picture thought leader connecting the employment dots between business, education and training.  The culmination of his work as a visionary who applies a multi-disciplinary approach to today's complex workforce needs and economic development issues can be found in his newest book, Future Jobs: Solving the Employment & Skills Crisis.

    Gordon has helped hundreds of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as: Microsoft, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Federal Reserve, Motorola, Metra Rail, the American Institute for Research, the Conference Board (U.S. and Canada), the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor, state agencies of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as universities, school systems, non-profit organizations and trade or professional organizations.

    Gordon is the author or co-author of 19 books including: Winning the Global Talent Showdown, The 2010 Meltdown, Skill Wars, FutureWork, Closing the Literacy Gap in American Business, Opportunities in Training and Development Careers, Literacy in America, The Tutoring Revolutions, Peer Tutoring: A Teacher's Resource Guide and Tutor Quest.  He has been quoted in or written over 300 articles for major newspapers such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,Washington PostBoston Globe, the Investor's Business Daily, and popular magazines, business publications and education journals, including The FuturistM World, Talent ManagementTrainingHR Magazine and Employment Relations Today, as well as in the documentary film, "Waiting on Superman".  His media experience includes the CBS Network's The Early Show, PBS, CNN, NBC, Bloomberg TV, WGN, NPR, Time-Warner Cable, USA Radio and Yahoo!  As a professional speaker, he has been heard by over 500,000 people and millions on television and radio.

    Gordon has taught courses in business, psychology and history for 20 years at several Chicago-area universities, including: DePaul, Loyola and Northwestern.  He currently serves on the Executive Board of the Chicago Renaissance Manufacturing Council, the Adivsory Board of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (Palm Springs, CA area), the Advisory Board of the Catholic Charities of Chicago and the Editorial Advisory Board of Employment Relations Today.  Gordon previously served on the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, the Board of Trustees of Moraine Valley Community College, the Board of Directors of the Illinois Literacy Resource Development Center and the Youth Policy Committee of the Chicago Workforce Board.

    Gordon holds a Ph.D. in History/Psychology, graduating Magna cum Laude from Loyola University in Chicago, and an M.A. in History, graduating Magna cum Laude from DePaul University in Chicago.

    Hors d'oeuvres & Cash Bar
    Hors d'oeuvres and select beverages are included.  A cash bar will be available as well.
    Sentry Theater
    1800 North Point Dr
    Stevens Point, WI  54481
    Date/Time Information:
    5 pm - 6 pm - Check-In, Networking, Hors d'oeuvres & Drinks (Cash Bar Also Available)
    6 pm - 6:30 pm - Presentation
    6:30 pm - 7 pm - Continued Networking
    Contact Information:
    Cheryl Skoug
    FREE - By Invitation Only
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