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Future of Work Symposium

Hawthorne Hotel

18 Washington Square W | Salem, MA 01970

Wed, Jun 28, 2023 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm

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Future of Work Symposium

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

7:15 am – 12:00pm| Hawthorne Hotel | Salem, MA

What does the future of work look like?

How can we be prepared for it?

Come to this Symposium where the Future of Work will be examined:

  • The North Shore Alliance will release two economic reports of the North Shore’s Business Composition and the Future of Work that reveals trends, remote work impact and more.
  • Massachusetts Secretary of Education Dr. Patrick Tutwiler will share the Vision for Education and the Workforce as part of the Alliance Policymakers Series
  • Stefanie Heiter, Founder & CEO of Bridging Distance will share her expert knowledge about Best Business Workplace Practices and ask that participants share their experience.
  • A Public/Private Workforce Issues Panel will discuss Affordable Housing, Business Challenges, Labor Force Imbalance and Transportation.


 Symposium Schedule

7:15 am – 8:00 am       Registration, Breakfast & Networking

8:15 am – 8:30 am       Open Program and Welcoming Remarks

 8:30 am – 8:55 am      Presentation of Alliance Economic Reports

                                              Professor Lorri Krebs, Salem State University

9:00 am – 9:45 am       Policymaker Keynote Speaker

                                               Dr. Patrick Tutwiler, Secretary of Education

9:45 am – 10:45 am     Future of Work – Best Business Workplace Practices with Table Breakout Sessions

                                              Stefanie Heiter, Founder & CEO, Bridging Distance

10:45 am – 11:45 am   Workforce Panel Discussion

                                             Mayor Mike Cahill, City of Beverly (Chair, North Shore Alliance for Economic Development)

                                             Mayor Jared Nicholson, City of Lynn

                                             David Morales, General Manager, Unicare

                                             Mary Sarris, Executive Director, MassHire Workforce Board

11:45 am                         Next Steps and Adjournment

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