Public Sector Workforce 2030 Summit:
Planning for the Next Generation of State and Local Government Employees

Friday, September 27, 2019 – Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Expert panelists, extensive opportunities for discussion, and practical takeaways will help prepare your organization for Workforce 2030.

9:00-9:30am Networking Breakfast
9:30-9:45am Welcome to the Workforce Challenge
Bob Schultze, President and CEO, ICMA-RC
9:45-10:45am Public Workforce Trends and Evolution
Explore projected changes in government workforce needs, from overall employment to technology, service, and demographic changes

  • Optimize recruitment and retention
  • Apply technology and artificial intelligence and understand the potential drawbacks
  • Enhance your outreach and appeal to new generations of workers
  • Plan effectively for succession, onboarding, and mentoring
10:45-11:30am Summit Participant Discussion on Workforce Trends
11:30am-12:30pm Rethinking Retirement
Discuss how retirement plan structures and policies can help shape the future workforce

  • Facilitate employee saving through financial literacy or supplemental savings options
  • Ensure sustainable pension funding
  • Consider the role of pensions and retiree health care in recruitment and retention
  • Re-evaluate phased retirement, post-retirement employment, and other creative approaches
12:30-1:30pm Lunch, and the Work Ahead
Clarence Anthony, CEO and Executive Director, National League of Cities, and the Honorable Dean J. Trantalis, Mayor, City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
1:30-2:30pm Health/Wellness Benefits and the Needs of the Future Workforce
Balance work/life priorities in benefit offerings to meet expected needs of various workforce segments

  • Maintain employee health and wellness
  • Foster flexibility in work arrangements and in accessing benefits in changing life circumstances
  • Apply analytics to target benefit policies for maximum impact and cost-effectiveness
2:30-3:30pm Summit Participant Discussion on Public Sector Benefits
3:30-4:00pm Next Steps and Key Takeaways
Joshua Franzel, PhD, President and CEO, SLGE

A practitioner-oriented report will be developed based on the presentations, discussions, and participant input offered during the summit.

NOTE:  Pre-Summit Welcoming Reception to be held Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 6:00-7:30pm at Sparrow rooftop bar, at the Dalmar Hotel.


The summit is complimentary, but seating is limited, so register today to guarantee your spot.