Join us for our annual spring conference focused on the “Future of Work” in Sonoma County as Keynote Speaker, Micah Weinberg, President of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute walks us through his research and perspective on regional and national workforce trends impacting our community. Micah leads the Bay Area Economic Council Institute, the leading think tank focused on the most critical economic and policy issues facing the nine-county Bay Area. He holds a doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, bringing expertise in a wide range of policy issues, including housing, transportation, workforce development, and healthcare.
In addition to a workforce-focused outlook on the region, we will also be hosting a panel, moderated by Katie Greaves, County of Sonoma Employment and Training Division Director and Director of the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board. Participants of the panel include principals from the local industries of construction, healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, and hospitality. The panel will focus on how employers are addressing current workforce challenges and how they envision the future of their business with the advancement of technology and a thriving local economy.