Help Wanted: Workforce Development Strategies to Transform Your Economy

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast Welcome & Introductions Paul Kimmell, Board Chairman, INP Board of Directors Inland Northwest Labor Market: Profiles & Projections Doug Tweedy, Economist Washington State Employment Security Dept. Spokane, WA Alivia Metts, Regional Economist Idaho Department of Labor Post Falls, ID 10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. The Workforce Paradox: Bridging the Gaps Dr. Christine Johnson, Chancellor Community Colleges of Spokane Spokane, WA 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Best Practices: Workforce Training Programs in Action K-12 Connections: Alisha Benson, Greater Spokane Inc. National Case Studies: Jason Helsel, EMSI, Moscow, ID Rural/Urban Partnerships: Tom O’Brien, Eastern Washington Partnership Workforce Development Council 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Lunch, Hometown Awards & Keynote Presentations Luncheon Presentation: “The Importance of Building Workforce Partnerships” Ron Nilson, CEO Ground Force Worldwide Post Falls, ID 2:00 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. Hometown Raffle & Concluding Remarks Paul Kimmell, Board Chairman, INP Board of Directors Inland Northwest Partners 2013 Winter Meeting Thursday November 21, 2013 Hayden Lake Country Club 2362 E. Bozanta Dr. Hayden Lake, ID 83835 FOUNDING INVESTOR

Avista Corporation
MAJOR INVESTORS Alaska Airlines City of Post Falls Gritman Medical Center Idaho Department of Commerce Idaho National Laboratory Sterling Bank CONTRIBUTING INVESTORS Bank of America Garco Construction Greenstone Corporation Hotstart Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises The Spokesman-Review Washington State University Washington Trust Bank

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Cost: $40 for INP members; $60 for non-members; cancellations with refunds will be accepted through November 18, 2013) To Register: Just fill out the form below and mail it, along with your pre-payment to INP, PO Box 164, Liberty Lake, WA 99019 or register online at For more information: Call (509) 495-4064 or visit our web site Directions to the Hayden Lake Country Club: From 1-90, exit onto Highway 95 northbound; proceed through numerous stoplights for approximately 7 miles; turn right onto Hayden Avenue and proceed straight for one mile; turn left at the “Hayden Lake Country Club” Sign; Curve towards the lake for entrance into the parking lot on the right.

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