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Focus Forward: Preparing Today for the West Virginia of Tomorrow

The "Focus Forward: Preparing Today for the West Virginia of Tomorrow" symposium is an annual event uniquely designed to link education and economic development. Hundreds of decision makers and state and national experts come together to address emerging workforce needs.

Focus Forward meeting

A diverse group of state and national thought leaders gather at Focus Forward 2019.

BY THE NUMBERS


135

state and national leaders attended the second annual Focus Forward symposium in 2019 in partnership with the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and WV Forward.

104

state and national leaders attended the inaugural Focus Forward symposium in 2018 in partnership with WV Forward and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Past Events

2019 Focus Forward

Big Data and the WV Economy
September 16
Charleston, WV

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2018 Focus Forward

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
October 9
Charleston, WV

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