C2ER Annual Conference + LMI Institute Annual Forum 2022 Call for Sessions

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute are currently soliciting proposals for the next annual conference and forum, which is currently planned to be a hybrid event June 13 – 17, 2022. Assuming in-person gatherings are safe, the in-person component will take place in Columbus, Ohio! The theme this […]

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C2ER Helps Economic Development Professionals Grow – Drew Conrad

In 2004, Drew Conrad from the Institute for Decision Making at the University of Northern Iowa attended his first C2ER Annual Conference. His research manager and former C2ER Board member, Cindy Angel, encouraged their team to attend the annual conference and professional development training courses, as the University has been long-time members of—and advocates for—C2ER. […]

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COVID-19 & The Labor Market: Equitable Recovery Through Human Infrastructure

Dr. Angela Jackson opened C2ER’s panel entitled Gender, Race, and Ethnicity: The impact of COVID-19 on the Labor Market Recession and Recovery. Dr. Jackson has led New Profit’s Future of Work Initiative, a movement seeking to close the career-readiness gap for Americans from low-income backgrounds. She recently launched a $6 million Future of Work Grand […]

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Federal Partners Panel: An Update from Agency Leaders

Dr. Mary Bohman, Acting Director and Deputy Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Dr. William Beach, Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and Dr. Ron Jarmin, Acting Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, gathered at the 61st Annual C2ER Conference and LMI Institute Forum’s Federal Partners Panel event to discuss […]

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C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference – Last Chance to Register

Last Chance to Register For The Conference Here are a few reminders of why you should attend this year……. #1 Expand Your Professional Horizons #2 Stay Up-to-Date With Trends in Your Industry #3 Influence the Data Products you Depend on #4 Be the First to Hear Association Updates #5 Network With Your Peers Can You […]

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Unveiling Our Conference Plenary Panels

Unveiling Our Plenary Panels 47 Days Till The Conference Monday Tuesday The COVD-19 Dashboard: An Example of Collaboration in Charlotte State and regional collaboratives across the US have since worked together to find alternative indicators to keep up with the fast pace and ever-evolving conditions since the pandemic. The Charlotte Regional Research Collaborative created The […]

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Three Ways to Get Connected at the Conference

Three Ways to Get Connected at the Conference This year’s conference provides lots of ways for you to meet new people, reconnect with old friends, and foster connections to span your professional career. #1 Use the Whova app You will be able to see all the attendees and reach out via message. You can also […]

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Unveiling Our Preliminary Keynote Speakers

Unveiling Our Preliminary Keynote Speakers Monday Tuesday Welcome Keynote Kelly Schulz, Secretary Maryland Department of Commerce Tuesday Tuesday Economic Outlook Keynote Dr. William Spriggs, Professor, Howard University AFL-CIO Chief Economist Wednesday Thursday Tracking the Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses Eric Canada, CEO Blane Canada, Ltd. Hudson Riehle, Senior VP National Restaurant Association Thursday Thursday Workforce […]

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2021 Call for Proposals – The Great Pivot

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The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute are currently soliciting proposals for the next annual conference and forum, which will be held virtually June 7 – 11, 2021. The theme this year is The Great Pivot: Reinvention for Recovery and Resilience. Below is information on this year’s conference and details on how to submit […]

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