Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute April 20, 2023


April 20th, 2023


Virtual Training:

Introduction to Python for Workforce and Economic Developers

Learn the most powerful programming language to serve all your big data needs. C2ER’s Introduction to Python course will provide attendees with a crash course from data cleaning, organizing, and visualization. Code will be shared with users after class to make it easy to revisit materials. No programming experience is required. The curriculum will be tailored to the C2ER and LMI Institute audience, featuring BLS data and easy ways to include economics and labor data in your code.

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Our Events 

C2ER Members Only 

State Chapter Webinar: 

Using JOLTS Data 

April 26, 2023 

2:00 PM 3:00 PM ET 

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C2ER Members Only 

Regional Chapter Roundtable Coffee Chat: 

Emerging Technologies 

May 4, 2023 

3:00 PM 4:00 PM ET 

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Introduction to Python for Workforce and Economic Developers 

May 25, June 1, June 20th and June 21st, 2023

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET 

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Back 2 Basics: Excel for the Everyday Researcher’s Needs

June 12, 2023

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

Detroit, MI

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C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference

June 12 – 15, 2023

Detroit, MI

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eLearning Courses

Foundations of Economic Development Research I: Introduction to Data Sources

Any Place, Any Time

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Foundations of Economic Development Research II: Introduction to Regional Analysis Methods

Any Place, Any Time

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Basic LMI Analyst eLearning

Any Place, Any Time

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Industry Events

National Skills Coalition

2023 Skills Summit

May 1 – 3, 2023

Washington, DC


2023 Investment Summit

May 1 – 4, 2023

National Harbor, MD

Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference 

May 8 10, 2023 

Walla Walla, WA 

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