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Governor's Workforce & HR Conference #WFHR2016

Culture and Connection ConferenceJoin us at the 2016 Governor's Workforce & HR Conference, September 20-22, at the Bismarck Event Center. 

For the fourth year in a row, Governor Jack Dalrymple, the North Dakota Department of Commerce and the North Dakota Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) are collaborating to host this three-day event. 

Governor Jack Dalrymple continues to place a high value on developing the state's workforce to meet the growing needs of our business community. This interactive conference will showcase practical, demand-driven solutions for today's workforce challenges.

The conference will include state and national presenters who will focus on working to create workforce solutions.  Attendees will have an opportunity to network and share best practices with fellow attendees throughout the event.

Registration is now open!


Exhibitor and Sponsor opportunites are currently available. 

Our location has changed in 2016 to the Bismarck Event Center, due to this we've selected and obtained group rates for three hotels with a close proximity to the conference.

Gold Sponsors
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Silver Sponsors
Bank of North Dakota  
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
Ultimate Software

Bronze Sponsor
Altru Health System  
Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation  
HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Wellness  

For questions related to the conference, contact Amanda Remynse

Presenter proposals for keynotes and breakouts are now closed.
Keynotes for the 2017 conference can be submitted in October 2016.
Breakouts for 2017 will not be accepted until January 2017.
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