Regional Talent 2.0 summit to examine workforce issues

FORT COLLINS — The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, Northern Colorado Prospers and regional Talent 2.0 partners will host online the fourth annual Talent Summit, 8 to 10 a.m. on April 21.

The event will provide an opportunity for employers to gain new insights, resources and tools that can create their future workforce, according to information from the chamber.

“Talent and workforce are an essential part of a healthy economy. As the region continues to grow, businesses and communities realize that the development, maintenance, and accessibility of a talented workforce is a top priority,” Ann Hutchison, Fort Collins chamber president and CEO, said in a written statement. “With the Talent Summit, we want to provide employers with insights from industry leaders who follow the talent trends and share resources that will support their current and future workforce needs.”

The keynote presentation will feature Andrea Alexander, an associate partner with McKinsey & Co. Alexander leads McKinsey’s thinking on reimagining the workforce, with a focus on integrating virtual and in-person work. McKinsey & Co. is a global management consulting firm working with organizations across the private, public and social sectors to transform organizations.

The agenda will include other industry leaders who will provide perspectives on talent trends, preparing the office for employee return and the changes in human resources in 2021. Registration is free and compliments of the 2021 sponsors: city of Fort Collins, HP Inc., BizWest, Columbine Health Systems, Elevations Credit Union, Madwire, Northern Engineering, Robert Half, UCHealth, Canvas Credit Union, North Forty News and Signarama.