What is the ACT Workforce Summit?

October 2-4, 2024 | Atlanta, Georgia

Every year, the ACT Workforce Summit attracts leaders in workforce and economic development, secondary and postsecondary education, government, and business to connect and learn about the latest trends and strategies in talent and workforce development.

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This Year's Focus: Creating Credentialed Career Pathways

Among the topics we’ll cover at our 2024 summit:

  • Connecting and convening talent development networks.
  • Engaging employers with workforce ecosystems.
  • Creating “skills-first” ecosystems that value diverse backgrounds.
  • Creating career pathways with stackable and impactful credentials.
  • Leading-edge workforce development techniques.
  • Best practices using ACT WorkKeys or ACT Work Ready Community solutions.
  • Innovative services and support for workers in transition. 

Who Should Attend?

  • K-12 educators and counselors
  • Career and technical education programs
  • Postsecondary education community and technical colleges (credit and non-credit)
  • Adult education and literacy programs
  • State and local workforce development
  • Youth program specialists
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Re-entry programs
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Industry associations
  • Employers
  • Human resources specialists

Call for Proposals

We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 2024 ACT Workforce Summit to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 2-4, 2024.

The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, May 1. 

We’re looking for 30-, 45-, or 60-minute sessions (including audience interaction) that showcase collaborative and innovative practices to help learners and job seekers succeed and communities thrive and prosper.

What to Expect at the ACT Workforce Summit

Spotlight on Past Speakers

Jane Oates


Mary Hayes

Workbay LLC

Donna Bailey

Vice President of Human Resources

Chad Chancellor

Next Move Group

Julie Gehrki

Vice President, Philanthropy

Georgia Gillette

Vice President of Strategic Alliances

ACT, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

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For more information about the ACT Workforce Summit, please email Nicholas Arnold or call 319.337.1919.