OCTOBER 23-25, 2023

100 E Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13202


¬†The conference is now FULL! Please contact Adrienne at [email protected]¬†to be added to a waitlist.

If you are a speaker, sponsor, or filled out an invoice form and have not registered yet, you must contact Adrienne to register.

We are still accepting sponsors, exhibitors, and ads for our program. Reach out to Adrienne with any questions!

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Premier Sponsor

Welcome Sponsor

Graphic Recording Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsor

Swag Sponsor

Evening Event Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Coffee Station Sponsor

Conference Partner

Exhibitor Sponsors

2023 NYATEP Workforce Awards Nominations

Click the button below to read about our 2023 Workforce Awards! The nomination period has ended, but stay tuned to see who our winners are!

  • NYS Workforce Program Award
  • Business Leadership Award
  • Frontline Leadership Award
  • Workforce & Economic Development Partnership Award
Learn More About NYATEP Workforce Awards

Don't Forget to Book your Hotel Room!

The conference is located at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown at 100 E. Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13202. Our hotel block at the Marriott is now CLOSED.

Overflow Block

We have an overflow block at the Best Western Syracuse Downtown Hotel & Suites located at 416 South Clinton Street Syracuse, NY 13202 - only a few blocks away from the Marriott!

Please call 315-425-0500 to book a room under the block "NYATEP & NYSEDC Conference". Rooms range from $140-$150 per night. Parking is $12/day. 

There are only a limited number of rooms available.



Event Agenda!

*subject to change

Day 1

Monday, October 23rd

*Details to Come!
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration Open
  • 1:00 PM Welcome & Plenary Session with¬†Robert¬†Simpson, President & CEO CenterState CEO, Mayor Ben Walsh City of Syracuse, County Executive Ryan McMahon Onondaga County
  • Kevin Younis, Empire State Development
  • 2:45 PM Afternoon Workshops
  • ‚ÄúIf I Had a Hammer‚ĶAn Introduction to Building Careers Through Registered Construction Apprenticeship Programs.‚Ä̬†Merit Alliance Construction Training Institute, Inc.
  • "One Size Does Not Fit All: Customizing Industry Sector Pipeline Strategies"¬†Camoin Associates & Rochester Works
  • "Professional Development & Succession Planning Across Your Organization" Joelle Monaco & more
  • "Building Blocks of Partnerships: From Incarceration to Union Entry"¬†Center for Employment Opportunities
  • "Demystifying AI: Top Tech Tools for Enhancing Employer Engagement" Grant Associates
  • "The Growth of Advanced Industry Clusters Across New York State"
  • 4:15 pm¬†What‚Äôs Next for Economic and Workforce Development: A Legislative Perspective with Assemblyman Harry Bronson, Therese Daly NYATEP, and Ryan Silva NYSEDC
  • 7:00 PM Dessert Reception at the Syracuse Marriott Downtown

Day 2

Tuesday, October 24th

*Details to Come!
  • Registration Open All Day
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM Plenary Session Meeting the Micron Moment:¬†Aligning Economic & Workforce Development in Central New York¬†with Dominic Robinson, SVP Inclusive Growth CenterState CEO, Sara Newton Klitz Micron, Michael Frame MACNY, Amber Rangel ESD
  • 10:30 AM Morning Workshops
  • "Reintegrating Returning Citizens into your organization successfully"¬†Tech Valley Shuttle
  • "Early College for High Schoolers Aspiring to be Health Care Workers"¬†Iroquois Healthcare, Fulton City Schools, Cayuga CC
  • "A Discussion on Community Offshore Wind" NationalGrid, NYSERDA, and more
  • "Building Pathways to Success: Exploring P-TECH"¬†CiTi BOCES, SUNY OCC
  • "Growing Youth Workforce Interest Organically" GCEDC & More
  • "Branding Your Economy"¬†Bamberger & Vlasto, Ostroff & Associates
  • 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM NYATEP Awards Luncheon
  • 1:30 PM Afternoon Workshops
  • "Women in Manufacturing" MACNY, MVCC
  • "Engaging and Replicable Strategies from a Chamber of Commerce Perspective"¬†North Country Chamber of Commerce
  • "The Past, Present, and Future of the Erie Canal"¬†NYS¬†Canals
  • "Creating Compassionate Systems"¬†New York Center for Interpersonal Development, Inc
  • "Breaking Barriers, Fostering Resilience: Innovative Supportive Services for Marginalized Communities"¬†Community Impact Strategies
  • 3:15 PM Evening Workshops
  • "The Development of White Pine- From Vacant Land to Landing the Country‚Äôs Largest Project" Details to Come!
  • "Scalable Solutions for Immigrant Inclusion" -¬†Upwardly Global and more
  • "In the Weeds: Cannabis Equity & "Cannavism"" -Workforce Development at Kingsborough Community College CUNY¬†
  • "Child Care through Quebec Model Case Study" -¬†NCWDB and more
  • "RAEN - Adult literacy From the Upstate and¬†Long Island Perspective" -¬†LI-RAEN & North Country RAEN
  • 5:00 PM¬†NYSERDA & Road Trip Nation Documentary Premier at the Landmark Theater. Join us for networking, hors d'oeuvres, a panel session, and a documentary premier! More details to come!

Day 3

Wednesday, October 25th

*Details to Come!
  • Registration Open All Day
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM¬†Plenary Session¬†State of the State Agencies with Commissioner Roberta Reardon, Commissioner Hope Knight, Secretary Robert Rodriguez, and Doreen Harris of NYSERDA
  • 10:30 AM Morning Workshops
  • "Capitalizing on Support Services"¬†Capital District EOC, SUNY UCAWD, SUNY Bronx, SUNY Brockport
  • "Public Media Partners with Workforce Development" WMHT and more
  • "IDAs: A Shift in Focus" Camoin Associates and IDAs from around the state - More details to come!
  • "Apprenticeship Expansion Through Regional Partnership" SUNY
  • "Supporting Workforce and Training Providers through Enhanced Capacity" Civic Hall
  • Event Concludes

View the Agenda at a Glance Here