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NoCo Workforce Symposium scheduled for Sept. 27 in Greeley

GREELEY — Weld and Larimer counties once again will collaborate on the annual Workforce Symposium and attempt to harness innovators to discuss new approaches to issues that affect the workforce, namely childcare, housing cost and transportation.

The event this year will be 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Aims Community College, 5401 W. 20th St. in Greeley.

Lee Wheeler Berliner
Lee Wheeler Berliner

The theme will be “Solving the Talent Equation,” and it will attempt to provide best practices for growing a skills-based workforce for Northern Colorado.

Keynote speaker, according to information provided by Larimer County Economic Development Department, will be Lee Wheeler-Berliner, managing director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council. The Larimer County department will be joined by Employment Services of Weld County in managing the event. 

In addition to panel discussions about potential solutions to workforce needs will be workshops on how to cultivate workforce culture and the future of work.

Cost is $49 with group discounts available.Information can be found at the event website or by contacting Mike Kohler, 970-498-6658 or

Source: BizWest