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Texas Workforce Commission Meetings

TWC Commissioners | Texas Workforce Commission hear administrative reports, discuss and act on agency business, and decide unemployment insurance cases. The public is invited to comment before the Commission on any issue within the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Texas Workforce Commission Meetings can be attended in-person at the meeting location below. Seating arrangements follow CDC’s social-distancing recommendations. Registration forms for in-person public comment will be available at the meeting location.

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15th St., Rm 244
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Workforce Commission Meetings may also be accessed virtually using the streaming links provided in the Upcoming Meetings list. Each meeting has a unique link, and you must enter a name and email address to access the meeting. Virtual attendees wishing to make public comment should contact Erin Guzman at 512-936-3671 or erin.guzman@twc.texas.gov by 5:00 p.m. on the last business day before the meeting to obtain a registration form and additional information.

Upcoming Meetings:

October 2023

Meetings at other Locations

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Texas Conference for Employers

Texas Conference for EmployersThe Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers sponsors the Texas Conference for Employers. During this time of COVID, fewer in-person meetings are available; therefore, a virtual option is offered for areas that do not have a 2022 in-person meeting scheduled. Employers are encouraged to attend in-person if a meeting is offered in your area and virtually, if a close in-person meeting is not an option. The Texas Conference for Employers continues to offer Texas employers the opportunity to garner nuts and bolts information about state and federal employment law matters and how to deal with unemployment claims and the appeal process.

2023 Confirmed Locations

Event Location - Del Rio, September 15

Ramada by Wyndham
2101 Veterans Blvd.
Del Rio, TX 78840

Event Location - Arlington, September 29

Arlington Expo Center
1200 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011

2023 Confirmed Locations


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Annual Texas Workforce Conference

Event Details

Annual Texas Workforce Conference co-hosted with The Texas Chapter of The International Association of Workforce Professionals

The 26th Annual Texas Workforce Conference is scheduled for November 29 – December 1, 2023, at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas.

Save the dates for the 26th Annual Texas Workforce Conference scheduled for November 29 – December 1, 2023, at the Marriott Marquis Houston, in Houston, Texas.  

Are you interested in sharing your knowledge and being part of the TWC/IAWP 26th Annual Conference in Houston, Texas?

TWC has received many exciting proposals for the conference workshops that are currently being reviewed. The deadline for submissions passed on March 24, 2023, and we are no longer accepting proposals

Vendors & Exhibitors

Time to start preparing for your one chance this year to get together and present your products and services to a captive audience and the networking opportunities that this conference provides.

  • Thousands of State and National Workforce Professionals
  • Members and Staff of all 28 Local Workforce Development Boards
  • TWC Industry cluster teams
  • Contractors
  • Economic Development Professionals
  • State and Federal Staff
  • Partners in the Workforce System

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Workforce Forum

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The Texas Workforce Commission Workforce Forum is sponsored by TWC's Board Support and Agency Administered Programs department. The forum is designed to increase workforce staff capacity through knowledge  and information exchange.

Thank you for attending the 2023 Workforce Forum. View all 2023 Workforce Forum Video and Audio sessions.

We hope to see you at the 2024 Workforce Forum. Dates are forthcoming.

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Rehabilitation Council of Texas

The 15-member Rehabilitation Council of Texas meets at least quarterly to work with TWC Vocational Rehabilitation Services programs to develop, agree to and review state goals and priorities.

The Rehabilitation Council of Texas meets quarterly. The next meeting is:

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2023 GRACE Conference

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is hosting our Growth through Reentry to Advance Careers & Employment (GRACE) Conference. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to increase your workforce, while helping the formerly incarcerated gain meaningful employment and the opportunity for a fresh start. The Conference will take place at the Arlington Expo Center, 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, Texas 76011 on September 28, 2023. Registration is $70 and includes lunch. We hope you can join us for this informative event.

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White Cane Day

White Cane Day T-ShirtThe 2023 White Cane Day celebration will be held on the Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (TSBVI) campus on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be a run/walk and several marches that begin at several locations throughout central Austin and end at the TSBVI campus. Please visit the White Cane Day website for details about the run/walk, marches and how to purchase a WCD T-Shirt for $15.00. You may order online at whitecaneday.org.

Created by Congress in 1964 and named after the recognized mobility aid, White Cane Day celebrates empowerment of people who are blind and visually impaired.

TWC is a major sponsor of White Cane Day.

White Cane Day Events

Please check with your regional office to find out when and where live or virtual events may be taking place near you. Learn online about White Cane Day’s history and find live or virtual events taking place in Texas – or add others to the list.


If you need more information, please call 512-463-6389 or email whitecaneday@twc.texas.gov.

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Jobs & Education for Texans (JET) Advisory Board Meetings

The six-member JET Advisory Board meets at least once each quarter, or as needed, to review received applications and to recommend grant awards for the JET program.

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St, Rm 151
Austin, TX 78701

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Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee

The 13-member Purchasing from People with Disabilities Advisory Committee provides recommendations to the Texas Workforce Commission on matters related to the Texas Purchasing from People with Disabilities program, which assists individuals with disabilities in achieving independence through productive employment opportunities. 

Meeting Location:

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St. Rm 151
Austin, TX 78778

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Child Care & Early Learning Conferences

The Child Care & Early Learning Division hosts conference style events for Texas Rising Star-certified early learning programs in an effort to assist early childhood educators in obtaining professional development to meet annual requirements.

Upcoming Conferences

For more information on upcoming events, please visit the Child Care & Early Learning Conferences web page.

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Texas Workforce Commission Financial Conference

This conference has ended. Meeting materials will be posted soon. If you have questions, please e-mail TWC’s Fiscal-TA mailbox at fiscal.ta@twc.texas.gov.

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Texas HireAbility Employer Forum

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Texas Workforce Commission partners with the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities and Texas Workforce Solutions on Texas HireAbility to raise awareness about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and highlight their contributions in the workplace. This event features prominent disability advocacy speakers, workforce experts and employers who recognize the benefits of hiring

Date: October 26, 2023,  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance
118 Paseo del Prado Avenue
Edinburg, TX 78539

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