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AlabamaWorks! Hosting Virtual Conference

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on millions of people around the world and has changed the landscape of every industry while highlighting challenges in the workforce. AlabamaWorks! is bringing together workforce partners across the state to discuss innovative ways to advance workforce in the post-pandemic era.

On September 21-22 thought leaders, educators, workforce developers, human resources professionals, chambers of commerce, non-profit agencies, and many others will navigate a virtual platform to hear keynote speakers, attend panel discussions and participate in breakout sessions covering current workforce policy initiatives, innovative solutions, and best practices.

Keynote speakers include Josh Davies, CEO of the Center for Work Ethic Development, and Dr. Richard Pimentel, disability advocate and one of the driving forces behind the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Governor Kay Ivey will close out the conference with an address on the current state of the workforce in Alabama and the presentation of the 2021 AlabamaWorks! Innovator Awards to innovative people and programs in the state.

As an added bonus, the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services is able to offer professional development credits for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® with the Society of Human Resource Management.

The event is free to attend.  A detailed agenda, additional information on professional development credits, and registration is available at

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