Event Date/Time: Nov 12, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 12, 2009
Registration Date: Nov 11, 2009
Early Registration Date: Sep 30, 2009
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Unison in Industries brings together job seekers, employers, service providers, and venders to expand employment opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment and the companies that hire them.

For-Profit businesses, community organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies unite to stimulate the economy and to build relationships in the greater bay area to promote job opportunities and to provide transition options to underserved populations, such as individuals with disabilities. For the first time in almost 20 years, the Unison in Industries (U in I) conference aims to unite the forces of the North Bay, East Bay, and South Bay to serve the community.

San Jose, CA, USA (www.baced.us) – The Unison in Industries (U in I) 2009 conference is coming to the bay area November 12, 2009. Almost two decades since the last mass collaborative employment focused conference, the community unites again to serve businesses and job seekers alike.

The event intends to focus on tools, tactics, information, and training, or have information available on issues related to:

- Job placement
- Job creation using available government funding
- Incentives to hiring specific groups of workers, such as individuals with disabilities
- Recruitment best practices
- Educational opportunities
- Funding and scholarships for education
- Educational/vocational programs and resources
- Diversity
- Workplace ergonomics
- Benefits of a diversified workforce
- Professional growth and development
- Employment law and policies
- Industry/hiring trends
- Green careers
- Professional networking
- Building relationships
- Community resources
- Resources for employers
- Disbanding myths of specific groups/populations

An assortment of topics related to possible stimulus of the Bay Are economy
This is an occasion worth celebrating.

Local industry leaders, businesses and community partners are expected to fill the Crowne Plaza Hotel this fall and tickets for the event have become a desired commodity.

A collaborative effort of this magnitude send the message to community leaders that although budget crises are very prevalent and many participating organizations are experiencing financial downfalls, that the need for complete unison in industries toward one mission is vital; if the Bay Area is to stimulate the economy through job creation and employment opportunity to those who need it most, each industry must come to the table willing to take as well as to give to one another.


4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto
United States

Additional Information

DATE November 12, 2009 LOCATION 4290 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306 650-857-0787-Main CONFERENCE PURPOSE Our mission is to promote a diversified workforce, while uniting agencies and businesses from all sectors and to provide the members of our community with obtainable opportunities and advancements in employment, education and resources while increasing disability and diversity awareness. REGISTRATION Full Price - $55.00 per ticket DISCOUNTS Group Discount – Group of 5 or more belonging to the same group or organization - $45.00 Furlough Discount – State employees who have been furloughed - $45.00 Early Bird Discount - $45.00 (Cut off date is mid September 18th.) You cannot qualify for multiple discounts. Booths are $75 for non-profits and $150 for businesses