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Young, Smart & Local Conference

April 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - April 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Young, Smart and Local is a two-day conference designed to inform and engage leaders from higher education, business, government, economic development, and community organizations on best practices around talent growth and attraction.

Campus Philly, the nationally-known talent retention initiative in Philadelphia, and Action Greensboro, national-model for collaborative philanthropic investment in economic development, are hosting this conference in Philadelphia on April 9 & 10, 2019.

Keynote addresses and break-out sessions will focus on:
  • City as campus: strategies and tactics to leverage city assets as part of college students’ educational experience
  • Best practices for connecting college talent to job opportunity in your region
  • National trends and forecasts regarding talent development, alignment and retention
  • Benchmarking and measuring the impact of talent retention
  • Diversity and equity in growing cities
  • Building partnerships and infrastructure among higher education, employers and economic development organizations to drive talent growth


April 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am
April 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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30 S. 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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