View the Western Pathways Final Agenda

Western Pathways will feature three governors, Canada's Minister of Economic Development, Four University Presidents, and senior executives from LinkedIn, IBM, Walmart, Northrup Grumman, PwC and many more. 

Our interactive breakout sessions will include conversations on career development, managing the talent pipeline, closing the skills gap, working in rural communities and more! 

Learn from speakers representing government, business, education, and philanthropy about emerging labor markets, the future of work and how to create an effective pathways system in your state.


Featured Speakers

Governor John Hickenlooper, Colorado

Governor Dennis Daugaard, South Dakota

Governor Steve Bullock, Montana

Allen Blue, Co-Founder & Vice President of Product Management, LinkedIn

Honorable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Melody Schopp, Secretary of Education, South Dakota; President, Council of Chief State School Officers

David Scott, Senior Vice President for Talent & Organizational Effectiveness, Walmart

Cheryl Oldham, Senior Vice President, Center for Education and Workforce,  U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation