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The C2ER Weekly Update is an informational "one-stop" for economic development and labor market researchers. The Weekly Update is delivered to C2ER members every Thursday via email and includes information on:

  • Upcoming C2ER / LMI Institute training events and webinars
  • Important research highlights from the past week's news
  • C2ER technical assistance publications
  • Federal testimony and calls for comment on economic development- and workforce-related issues

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The Latest Update: Thursday, January 16, 2020

January 16, 2020

In This Issue

Feature

C2ER/ LMI Institute Conference Sponsor Webinar: 

From Kids to Careers: LMI in K-12 Public Education - Presented by Chmura

Featured Event

LMI Institute Membership Meeting 2020

 

Data Visualization

Senior Living.org - Elderly Employment

Feature

C2ER/ LMI Institute Conference Sponsor Webinar: 

From Kids to Careers: LMI in K-12 Public Education - Presented by Chmura

January 22, 2020 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST 

Increasingly K-12 school systems use LMI to link children’s educations to future career outcomes. This session will discuss the new federal regulations that mandate schools increase their use of local occupation and industry data and ways in which schools use resume and job posting data to prepare students to enter the workforce. 

Pricing: FREE

 

Conference Pre-Sale Extended Till January 22nd 

 

Lock in your spot for 2020 at the 2019 rates! 

We will officially launch the C2ER 60th Annual Conference and LMI Institute Annual Forum NEXT WEEK!!! We are extending our conference registration pre-sale till January 21st! 

 

Take advantage of the savings and register today!

 

C2ER/LMI Events

Featured Event

LMI Institute Membership Meeting 2020

January 29, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

C2ER/ LMI Institute Conference Sponsor Webinar: From Kids to Careers: LMI in K-12 Public Education - Presented by Chmura

January 22, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST

 

C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference 

June 1 – 5, 2020

Columbus, OH 

Register now

 
 

News

Data Visualization

Over time, certain skills can become harder to grasp due to normal aging effects. As expected, a decline in specific skills can limit the number of jobs an older person may be able to perform. So which positions are older Americans most able to occupy? In 2016, they held the greatest number of managerial positions, but only made up a small percentage of the total workforce... read more

 

ICYMI

National Association of Counties (NACo) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) - Opioids in Appalachia Capstone Event (video)

National Center for Education Statistics, Department of Education - Call for Comments: Statewide Longitudinal Data System Survey 2020-2022

 

Planetizen - The City as a Self-Organizing, Adaptive System – Part 2 

U.S. Department of Transportation - Opportunity Zones Interactive Map 

 

WAMU - Why The Housing Crisis Is A Problem For Everyone — Even Wealthy Homeowners  

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Headlines

Reports

 

Other Upcoming Industry Events

Upskill America 

 

January 21, 2020 

 

Washington, DC 

 

More information

 

American Association of Community Colleges 

 

Annual Workforce Development Institute 

 

January 22 – 25, 2020 

 

Amelia Island, FL 

More information

2020 Winter Policy Forum 

 

February 10 – 14, 2020 

 

Washington, DC 

 

More information

 

 

National Science Foundation Merit Review System and Grant Writing Workshop 

 

March 11, 2020 

 

Portland, OR 

 

More information

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) & The Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) 

 

2020 Washington Conference 

 

March 15March 18, 2020 

 

Arlington, VA 

 

More information 

 

NAWB - The Forum 2020 

 

March 21 – 24, 2020 

 

Washington, DC 

More information 

 

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