Conference to address changing workforce

Which industries will need workers in the coming years? Executives and administrators will talk about the ways the workforce is changing this week at a conference at West Virginia State University. As tecnhology and industries change, needs change. Leaders from business, industry, and education will attend the conference Friday's inaugural Regional Workforce Development Conference in Institute. They'll focus on the role of education in preparing the workforce. Representatives will be on hand from the Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia Manufacturers Association, West Virginia Coal Association, Appalachian Power, Charleston Area Alliance, Kanawha County Schools and others.