The Future of Jobs 2013

(When) Will the Economy Pickup? and Other Insights
at Future of Jobs Summit in Fort Collins
 Wednesday, July 317:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Hilton Fort Collins, 425 West Prospect Road



Join the Fort Collins Area Chamber to gain insight into local and state employment trends, national economic predictions and more at the Future of Jobs event.


The final agenda for the event is:

7:15 a.m. Registration and breakfast

7:45 a.m. Welcome

8:00 a.m. Technology Job Trends in Northern Colorado
Presented by:  Colorado State University Regional Economist Martin Shields


8:40 a.m. Share Your Thoughts
8:45 a.m. Economic Development:  Ignite Style!
Presented by: City of Fort Collins Economic Health Director Josh Birks and Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation CEO Walt Elish
8:55 a.m. Aging and the Labor Force in Colorado and Larimer County
Presented by:  Projections Demographer at Colorado Department of Local Affairs Cindy DeGroen
Video of 3 above presentations:

9:30 a.m. Share Your Thoughts
9:35 a.m. Economic Development:  Ignite Style!
Presented by:  Larimer County Workforce Economic Development Manager Jacob Castillo and Larimer County Workforce Investment Board Member Jerry Thurber
9:45 a.m. Success Snapshot: Woodward

Video of 3 above presentations:
10:00 a.m. (When) Will the Economy Pickup?
Presented by:  US Chamber Deputy Economist JD Foster
10:45 a.m. Share Your Thoughts
10:50 a.m. Economic Development:  Ignite Style!
Presented by: Rocky Mountain Innosphere Director of Communications Emily Wilson and Fort Collins Area Chamber President & CEO David May
Video of 3 above presentations:
11:00 a.m. Adjourn


Key sponsors for the event are:

Ed Carroll Motor Company, Columbine Health Systemsand A Strategic Advantage.

Event Partners are:

AlphaGraphics, SIGN*A*RAMA and The Marketing Department with Supporting Sponsors:  the North Fort Collins Business Association, the South Fort Collins Business Association, the Fort Collins Board of Realtors, the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association and the Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors.

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