The Chairman’s Initiative of South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard will leverage the region’s best thinking to bridge the gap between prospective workers and employers in the West. The goal will be to create enhanced career opportunities for students, graduates and displaced workers to help build a more vibrant regional economy.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper hosted the workshop and delivered a keynote on the challenge of developing workforce at a time of low unemployment. WGA Chair and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard also spoke. Panelists addressed topics such as aligning education with training and how technology will continue to change the workplace.