Conference Presentations

2013 NASWA Winter Policy Forum

Date Place Presentations
2013-Feb-21 Washington DC Social Media Revolution 
(Rick Maher, Maher & Maher, Brooke Oberwetter, Facebook, Alex Brown, Waste Management, Inc., Sejal Patel, Intel)

A Changing Balance in UI Financing? 
(Chris O’Leary, Senior Economist, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)

Achieving Employment Outcomes for the Long-term Unemployed 
(Barbara Simmons, Director of the Service Delivery Branch, Employment and Training Division, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities)

Building Partnerships to Support the Long-Term Employment of Disadvantaged Young People 
(Marc Molgat, Professor, Director, School of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa)

Changing Realities at Work Require Reforms in U.S. Workforce Policies 
(Carl E. Van Horn, Professor and Director, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University)

Early Intervention to Prevent Long Term Unemployment: Australia’s Strategies 
(Sally Sinclair, CEO, National Employment Services Association, Australia)

Identifying the Long-Term Unemployed (Spanish Version) 
(Carlos Madero, Subdirector General, Secretary of Labor, Honduras)

Identifying the Long-Term Unemployed in the Czech Republic 
(Miroslav Chytil, Coordinator, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Czech Republic)

International Workforce Systems: Innovations and Advances from Latin American and Caribbean Public Employment Services 
(Dr. Jacqueline Mazza, Principal Labor Markets Specialist, Interamerican Development Bank (IDB))

Local-Level Responses Around the Globe to Assisting the Long-Term Unemployed: Findings from a WAPES/OECD LEED Joint Survey 
(Emma Clarence, Policy Analyst, Local Economic and Employment Development Division (LEED), OECD)

Long-Term Unemployed: Japan’s Case 
(Masakuni Hirashima, Planning Director of Employment Policy Division, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan)

Long-Term Unemployment & Workforce Development 
(Heidi Kaplan, Senior Community Affairs Analyst, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)

Long-Term Unemployment among Young Job-Seekers 
(Clas Olsson, Deputy Director General, Public Employment Service, Sweden)

Long-term Unemployment in Europe 
(Anika Paun Jarallah, WAPES Vice-President-Europe)

New Job Seeker On-Line Behavior & Internet Tools: Transforming the Public Labor Exchange 
(Ray Schreyer, IBM, Heather Hoffman, DirectEmployers Association, Rhonda Stickley, Providence Health Services, and Scott Eychner, Texas Workforce Commission)

Preventing Long-Term Unemployment: The Flemish Career and Diversity Plans 
(Michiel Van de Voorde, Coordinator Team Diversity and Sustainable Corporate Development, Department of Work and Social Economy, Belgium)

Public Employment Service (PES) in Asia and The Pacific 
(Daechang Lee, Executive Director, Research and Development Division, Korean Employment Information Service)

Services for Long Term Unemployed People in France: Elements from an Assessement of a Program 
(Annie Gauvin, Head of International Affairs, Pole Emploi, France)

The Role of Unionlearn in the UK 
(Dr. Andrew Dean, Marchmont Observatory, University of Exeter, United Kingdom)

The U.S. Experience in Early Interventions for Unemployed Workers 
(Burt Barnow, Amsterdam Professor of Public Service, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University)

Unemployment Insurance in the Wake of the Recession 
(Will Carrington, Principal Analyst and Economist, Congressional Budget Office)

Unfulfilled Expectations of Recent College and High School Graduates in the United States 
(Carl E. Van Horn, Director, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University)

United States National Debt and Deficit Crisis: Implications for State Workforce Agencies 
(Jim Apperson, Assistant Director, Department of Employment and Rehabilitation Services, Arizona Department of Economic Security and NASWA Staff Marc Katz and Jim Van Erden)

Workforce Strategies to Prevent or Reduce Long-Term Unemployment in Bulgaria 
(Anna Delibasheva, Executive Director, Public Employment Service, Bulgaria)

Workforce Strategy to Prevent or Reduce Long-term Unemployment 
(Camille Guézennec, Project Manager, Centre of Strategy Analysis, Office of the Prime Minister, France)

World Employment Outlook and Insights on Job Creation 
(Sylvain Giguère, Head, Local Economic and Employment Division (LEED), OECD)




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