Community Development Events

Austin, TX

October 4–6, 2017

Investing in America's Workforce - Save the Date
Register now: Investing in America's Workforce Capstone Conference

Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers

A stronger workforce supports a stronger economy. This national conference on October 4–6, 2017, in Austin, Texas, aims to connect businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, academics, financial institutions, and philanthropic organizations to:

  • Reframe workforce development efforts as investments, not just social services
  • Attract new resources and leverage existing funding sources
  • Improve economic mobility and impact for workers

Register now to hear from four Federal Reserve presidents and leading experts in workforce development. Visit the conference webpage to see more speakers, the agenda, and hotel accommodations.

Investing in America’s Workforce: Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers is a Federal Reserve System initiative in collaboration with the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, the Ray Marshall Center of the Lyndon B. Johnson School at the University of Texas, and the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. Visit to learn more about the other components of the initiative.