Winning Talent Together: Immigration Employment Process

Pittsburgh companies are in competition for talent, and foreign talent is a large piece of that, especially when it comes to STEM talent. By attracting and retaining foreign nationals, Pittsburgh companies are becoming more diverse and inclusive. 

When putting employment strategies in place, it is essential to keep up up with the policy trends. Policies are changing around foreign talent, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) working to amend the H-1B program by redefining the employer/employee relationship and the Department of Labor (DOL) is forging ahead with increasing prevailing wages for the H-1B and PERM (employment-based green card visa) programs.

Engage with professionals working in the global immigration law, government policy, and mobility field as they break down how employers can navigate immigration policies and procedures, particularly due to the employment sponsorship process. The goal of this discussion is to speak to companies in our region looking to attract and retain foreign STEM talent. 

When: October 13, 2022

Where: 

Nova Place | Pittsburgh Technology Council
100 S. Commons, Suite 172
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Event Agenda:
11:00 a.m. | Check-In/Registration & Networking
11:30 p.m. |Welcome & Introductions, Lunch is served
12:00 p.m. |Panel Discussion  
12:50 p.m. |Q&A
1: 00 p.m. | Networking Continues
1:30 p.m.| Adjourn

Cost:
Early Bird: $55 Member  / $175 Non-Member (Until September 12th)
Regular: $60 / $185 Non-Member (Before October 11th)

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Registration & Payment Policy:
Pre-Registration is always requested, when possible, so that we may best plan for your arrival.  
Walk-in registrants, when accepted, must pay onsite with a credit card or check to obtain entry to the event, no exceptions.  
Refunds requested less than 2 business days prior to the event will not be granted.  Substitutions are welcome.  

Important Safety Requirement:
To help prevent the potential serious health outcomes associated with COVID-19 and its variants, beginning August 30, 2021, the Pittsburgh Technology Council will require masks at all indoor events. Masks will be required to enter and for the duration of the event with the exception of eating and drinking.

Contact Information:
For registration questions: Megan Colf, Assistant Director of Event Management, [email protected]
For sponsorship questions: Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising, [email protected]
For membership questions - Shelby Mastovich, Director of Membership Services, [email protected]

When
10/13/2022 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
Where
NOVA PLACE, Pittsburgh Technology Council Office, Pittsburgh Technology Council Office PITTSBURGH 15212 UNITED STATES

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