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Tony Evers, Governor
Amy Pechacek, Secretary

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary's Office

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784

Feb. 27, 2024
CONTACT: DWD Communications

Governor's Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence Sets March 4 Meeting in
Oshkosh with Hybrid Option

Task Force to Hear Presentations from Oshkosh Corp. and AFL-CIO Technology Institute

MADISON – A March 4 meeting of the Governor's Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence will be held in Oshkosh with presentations from Anupam Khare, senior vice president and chief information officer of Oshkosh Corp., and Amanda Ballantyne, executive director of the AFL-CIO Technology Institute. A hybrid meeting option also will be available.

Register for both the in-person and online event here. The registration deadline for the in-person option is Thursday, Feb. 29, at 5 p.m.

Upon registering, participants will receive more information as well as the option to join one of four breakout sessions covering draft policy initiatives related to education, government, workforce development, and economic development.

"We are thrilled to continue the dialogue sparked by the Governor's Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence as we seek ideas and opportunities to harness AI technologies and strengthen Wisconsin's workforce for the 21st century and beyond," said DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek, who chairs the task force.

The featured topics and speakers at the task force meeting are:

The Governor's Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence is bringing together leaders from business, agriculture, education, technology, labor, workforce development, and government to identify policies and investments that will advance Wisconsin workers, employers, and job seekers through this technological transformation. The task force is chaired by the secretary of the Department of Workforce Development or a designee with additional leadership from the secretary of the Department of Administration or a designee and the secretary of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. or a designee.

Keep up with task force activities by signing up for email notifications and learn more about the task force here. Find Gov. Evers' Executive Order #211 creating the task force here.


Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development efficiently delivers effective and inclusive services to meet Wisconsin's diverse workforce needs now and for the future. The department advocates for and invests in the protection and economic advancement of all Wisconsin workers, employers and job seekers through six divisions – Employment and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation, Unemployment Insurance, Equal Rights, Worker's Compensation and Administrative Services. To keep up with DWD announcements and information, sign up for news releases and follow us on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.