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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

UIS

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUPDI

ISSUE DATE

March 21, 1997

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

September 30, 1997

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 19-97

 

TO

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ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

GRACE A. KILBANE
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

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National One-Stop Career Center System Conference

  1. Purpose. To announce the National One-Stop Conference,to be held May 13 - 15, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

  2. References. Training and Employment Information Notice (TEIN) No. 18-96.

  3. Information. This year's conference, "One-Stop: Beyond the Vision," sponsored by the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and hosted by the State of California, will provide an opportunity for workforce development professionals to hear how States and localities are implementing the One-Stop Career Center system, making the vision of One-Stop a reality for workforce development customers.

    Workshops will examine "best practices" in achieving the One-Stop objectives of universal access, customer choice, integration, and accountability for performance. The conference will update attendees on critical topics such as performance measures development, marketing of One-Stop and the impact of welfare reform.

    Early conference registration is suggested as attendance will be limited to 1200 participants. We encourage workforce development partners to register together. Four or more workforce development partners who register together will receive a group discount. Arrangements have been made to have five registrations reserved for each State until March 31; beyond that date registration will be on a first-come/first-served basis. Onsite registration will be available ONLY if any space remains. Full details on registration are included in the Attachments.

    ETA encourages new One-Stop Career Center implementation States and those States in the planning and development phase to attend this conference. Workshops of particular value to these States will be marked in the program.

  4. Action Required. States are asked to distribute this Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) with the attached conference information to staff employed in the UI system. Under separate cover to TEIN No. 18-96, brochures announcing the conference have been mailed to the One-Stop lead person in each State and to other departments. These contacts have been asked to distribute the brochures to their workforce development partners throughout the State.

  5. 5. Inquiries. Please contact your ETA Regional Office for further information regarding this conference. Also, information may be obtained through ETA's home page (www.ttrc.doleta.gov), which will be updated periodically as the agenda is finalized.

  6. Attachments: Conference Brochure (includes Registration Form) Conference Information from the ETA Web Site