The 2018 Skills Summit is scheduled for February 6-8 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. with plenaries and content-rich sessions. Register now
to join colleagues from across the country.
The plenaries and concurrent sessions will elevate opportunities to advance a national skills agenda through a range of federal policies. Breakouts will include deep-dives into key policy issues, including Welfare to Careers, Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning, Postsecondary Access & Accountability, Career Pathways, Postsecondary Partnerships, and achieving a Skills for Good Jobs Budget.
The Skills Summit is focused not just on policy content, but on creating impact! You’ll have a full day on Capitol Hill putting what you learned into practice - educating lawmakers on how federal policy might better support your efforts to skill our nation’s workforce.
2018 Skills Summit Outline Agenda
Tuesday, February 6
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Opening Plenary
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm State Delegations: Optimizing the Skills Summit
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Plenary Speaker
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
Wednesday, February 7
9:00 am - 10:00 am Morning Plenary
10:15 am - 11:30 am Concurrent Breakouts
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch / Keynote Plenary
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Hill Prep
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm National Advisory Panel meetings (invitation only)
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Hill Boot Camp
Scale the Summit: Hill Boot Camp for First Timers
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Awards Reception
Thursday, February 8
8:00 am Breakfast, Final Hill Prep
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Hill Meetings
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Reception