The LMI Insider – January 2023



January 2023

Welcome to LMI Insider –

A Publication of the Labor Market Information Institute

Save the Date for the Annual Forum!

We are thrilled to invite you to the highly-anticipated LMI Institute Annual Forum, taking place on June 13-15, 2023 in the innovative city of Detroit, MI. This year’s theme, Creative Solutions for Transformational Change, promises to be an exciting and thought-provoking exploration of the latest trends and innovations in our field.

We will also be offering training classes on June 12, 2023, which can be purchased separately. Don’t wait too long to secure your spot – our hotel room block is limited and is ending soon on May 18, 2023 or when it is filled. We also have a limited number of per diem rate rooms are available, so please contact Spencer Abrams at for more information.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to network with industry leaders, gain valuable insights and knowledge, and shape the future of economic and workforce development research. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register by January, 23, 2023 to lock in 2022 pricing!

Upcoming Events, Trainings, and Webinars

Introduction to Labor Market Information eLearning

Available on demand – level-up new analysts ready to be introduced to the world of LMI

Anytime anyplace

C2ER/LMI Institute Webinar Series

Climate and Resilience in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

January 24, 2023

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Insider View – Be in the Know

Request for Nominations: BLS Technical Advisory Committee

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has published a request for nominations for its Technical Advisory Committee in the December 22 Federal Register.

BLS is addressing five member terms that expire on April 27, 2023, one current vacancy, and other additional vacancies that may occur on the TAC between December 22 and April 27, 2023.

Nominations for the TAC membership should be transmitted by January 23, 2023. Nominations for the TAC membership should be emailed to Nominations are only being accepted through email as BLS is in maximum telework status pending its relocation to Suitland MD.

For questions, contact Jay Stewart, Senior Research Economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Telephone: 202-691-7376

Featured Reports and Tools

LMI Institute 2022 State Product Award Winner for Supporting the Workforce System


The Michigan LMI Office, the Center for Data and Analytics, won the 2022 LMI Award for State Product Supporting the Workforce System. This pre-recorded webinar features Nick Gandhi sharing about the winning project, Michigan’s Registered Apprenticeship Dashboard. The Dashboard was developed to highlight the most important registered apprenticeship data for external and internal partners across the state.

Aligning CTE Course Offerings with Local Business Needs – Upjohn Institute

The W.E. Upjohn Institute, an LMI Institute partner and affiliate member, worked on behalf of the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency and conducted two studies examining the current career and technical education (CTE) course offers and how they align with local businesses.

Does your state have a projections dashboard?

Share it with us! We’d love to see it and feature it in the monthly LMI Insider.

We welcome your feedback on this edition, and for content suggestions in future editions, of The LMI Insider. Please direct comments, questions, or for more information on the LMI Institute to Marty Romitti, CREC Senior Vice President, at

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