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LIFE SCIENCES WORKFORCE: Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation hosts
its annual Life Sciences Workforce Conference in Boston. Organizers say they expect
Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Lauren Jones, Sen. DiDomenico and several
industry leaders to attend the event, which will focus on topics such as the labor market
and how employers can diversify their workforces. Lt. Gov. Kim Driscoll delivers opening
remarks at 9 a.m., as she and Gov. Healey continue to lobby for their economic
development bill that reauthorizes the life sciences initiative at $1 billion for another
decade; a redrafted version of the “Mass Leads Act” cleared the Joint Committee on
Economic Development and Emerging Technologies this week. Ahead of the conference,
MassBioEd plans to public its 2024 life sciences employment outlook report, which will
offers data on the status of the Massachusetts life sciences workforce. The conference
run through 4 p.m. (Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., Boston University George Sherman Union, 775
Commonwealth Ave., Boston | Conference Agenda)