Company News »

Fourth Annual Veterans on Wall StreetTM Symposium and Resource Fair to be held on November 5, 2014

Business Wire
Share on StockTwits
Published on

Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a consortium of major financial institutions including Citi, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, today announced that the fourth annual Veteran Employment Symposium and Resource Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Goldman Sachs’ headquarters in New York City.

The annual conference aims to raise awareness of the value of veterans in the civilian workforce, offers workshops to transitioning service members and their families, and is an opportunity to share best practices regarding veteran recruitment and retention among institutions. The 2014 Symposium will once again bring together corporate representatives across all industries, transitioning service members and their families, military and government leaders, veterans support organizations and others who have a shared interest in veterans’ employment issues. Key details are as follows:

Event 2014 VOWS Veteran Employment Symposium & Resource Fair
Date:

November 5, 2014

Time: Transitioning Veteran Session & Resource Fair: 7:30am – 12:30pm

Corporate Session: 12:30pm – 5:30pm; Networking reception to follow

Location:

Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282

Agenda:

Agenda details to be announced in coming weeks; will include:

– Opportunity for transitioning veterans to learn about career resources and how to best position themselves for success, as well as information about innovative hiring programs and organizations focused on the veteran community.

– Opportunity for senior business leaders and human resource professionals to share best practices and engage in candid discussion around the most critical issues related to the hiring and integration of veterans into the civilian workforce.

Conference speakers: General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will serve as the keynote speaker and a lineup of senior military and business leaders will share their own unique perspectives on veterans in the workplace.

Confirmed presenters include Blackstone, Booz Allen Hamilton, Citi, Deutsche Bank, EBay, Goldman Sachs, The Robin Hood Foundation, Starbucks, USAA and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

Additional featured speakers and presenters to be announced in coming weeks.

Additional information:

Attendance is free of charge, although seating is limited.

For additional information and registration for the Symposium and Resource Fair, please visit the VOWS Corporate Website.

Last year, approximately 300 senior representatives from more than 125 companies, 60 government agencies and non-profit organizations attended the event. For more information on the 2013 VOWS Veteran Employment Symposium and Resource Fair, please visit: http://www.goldmansachs.com/media-relations/press-releases/archived/2013/veterans-on-wall-street-2013.html

About Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS)

Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) is an initiative dedicated to honoring former military personnel and employees currently in the United States Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserves by facilitating career and business opportunities in the financial services industry. The consortium of founding member banks includes Citi, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs. For more information, please visit www.veteransonwallstreet.com or follow @VeteransonWS on Twitter.

Share on StockTwits