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The following information is from the completed 2021 event. Please check back in the fall for details on next year. 

Maine HR Convention: May 10 – 12, 2022


Maine Great Leaders Series

Friday, May 14th, 2021 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

The Roux Institute and Workforce Development in Maine

The Roux Institute at Northeastern University has arrived in Portland, Maine with a mission that should warm the hearts of the HR community across the state – a new model of graduate education and research designed to enhance the talent pool available for digital engineering, genomics, healthcare analytics, and more. Enhanced by the $100 million donation by the Alfond Foundation, their work will be impactful. We are pleased to welcome Margaret Angell, head of partnerships and operations at the Roux Institute at Northeastern University, to share their story and how your organization may benefit directly and indirectly.

What’s it all about?

  • Learn about a strategic workforce development initiative in Maine, the arrival of the Roux Institute of Northeastern University and their gradual level programming for the digital and life sciences.
  • Think like an economist and technology specialist as you consider a new model edging away from pure competition to a shared development pool of talent in Maine as it relates to Artificial Intelligence and machine learning investments and building the Maine economy.
  • Witness how your involvement in this kind of strategic workforce development advances innovation, breaks down inequality barriers, and cascades to the benefit of your organization’s health.

Approved for SHRM Credit and HRCI Business Credit. 

Program Faculty: Margaret Angell