The Iowa Caucus Consortium’s first Issues Forum event on Dec. 17 will feature a panel discussion addressing the region’s workforce needs through a discussion on the future world of work in Greater Des Moines. Panelists for the event include Andy Van Kleunen, CEO of the National Skills Coalition; Christina Trombley, executive director of online education at Drake University; and Tej Dhawan, chief data officer at Principal. The Issues Forum Series, organized by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, offers business leaders and community members a chance to learn about key issues presidential candidates are discussing on the campaign trail. The Dec. 17 panel will be held at Jasper Winery in Des Moines from 4 to 6 p.m. Register for the workforce forum by clicking here.