• General Membership Meeting: Time for Talent

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    Name: General Membership Meeting: Time for Talent
    Date: April 24, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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    General Membership Meeting: Time for Talent

    Speaker: Susan Brower
    Minnesota State Demographer
    Minnesota Department of Administration


    The economy in Minnesota and around the world is rapidly shifting. “Talent” – higher-order skills and education – is increasingly the key that allows workers to unlock job prospects, higher earnings, greater net worth and a host of affiliated benefits. Talented workers are essential to Minnesota’s current and future economic growth, especially in light of a wave of Baby Boomer retirements, slower labor force growth, and an increasingly diverse workforce. Minnesota’s State Demographer, Susan Brower, will provide an update on changing demographic trends and show us why now is “the time for talent” in Minnesota.


    Bio:
    Susan Brower is the Minnesota State Demographer and directs the MN State Demographic Center. Susan became the State Demographer in February 2012. In that capacity, she travels the state talking with Minnesotans about the new social and economic realities that are brought about by recent demographic shifts. Susan's work applies an understanding of demographic trends to changes in a range of areas including the state's economy and workforce, education, health, immigration and rural population changes.

    Susan joined the State Demographic Center after working as a researcher on the Minnesota Compass project at Wilder Research in St. Paul. Prior to that, she worked at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan.

    Susan earned her Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Michigan, specializing in demography and family sociology. She also holds a master's degree in public policy from Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.

     

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    The Edina Chamber accepts cancellations and will refund up to 3 business days before the event. We do not offer refunds for this event after that time period. All no shows will be billed. Substitutions are welcome. 
     
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    Location:
    Edina Country Club
    5100 Wooddale Ave
    Edina, MN 
    Date/Time Information:
    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Contact Information:
    Lori Syverson
    Fees/Admission:
    $35/member; $40/non-member
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