2019 Spring Economic Conference: The Future of Work

April 26, 2019 from 7:00 9:30 AM

Grand Ballroom
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country

1 DoubleTree Drive

Rohnert Park, CA 94928
38.3655001, -122.7102176


Dr. Micah Weinberg's 2019 Economic Forecast: The Present and Future of the Sonoma County Economy


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.

Contact Information

Lauren Cartwright

Conference and Communications Coordinator

Economic Development Board

Business Hours
Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 5:00PM
Contact us by Phone
Economic Development Board
141 Stony Circle Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
38.440179, -122.745833