Wichita’s experience with workforce development will be featured during a panel discussion with Mayor Carl Brewer at the 2012 National League of Cities (NLC) Congress of Cities and Exposition.
The annual conference is held in Boston, MA, Nov. 28-Dec. 1. It brings thousands of city officials together from across the country to share resources, learn new innovations and explore the challenges and opportunities facing today’s cities.
Mayor Brewer will discuss Wichita’s workforce experience as a panelist at a workshop entitled “Beyond Skills Mismatch: Connecting Workforce and Economic Development.”
Additional conference programming will highlight three overarching strategies for cities: building sustainable communities, promoting strong local economies and strengthening neighborhoods and families. Each of the strategies will be explored through keynote addresses, workshops, peer networking sessions, mobile workshops, leadership training seminars, the City Showcase and the Exhibit Hall.
For additional conference information and a detailed schedule visit: www.nlccongressofcities.org.
The National League of Cities is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.