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2022 Northwoods Economic Development Summit

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Date: Wednesday, October 12 | Location: Nicolet College Theatre, Lakeside Building.

Special Guest: Neel Kashkari, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Sponsors: Grow North, The Lac du Flambeau Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Nicolet College, Baylake Regional Planning Commission,  North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension


Agenda


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration and coffee

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Town Hall with Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. A New Normal? Moving from Pandemic to Endemic

  • Steven Deller, Ph.D., Kristin Runge, Ph.D.
  • Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Workforce Trends: Retention, Recruitment, and Changes in Employee Expectations

  • Matthew Kures, M.S.
  • Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch in the Commons

  • Box lunch provided. Return to theatre after lunch

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. The Fourth Wave of Economic Development

  • Steven Deller, Ph.D.
  • Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Entrepreneurship as a Path Forward in the Northwoods

  • Tessa Conroy, Ph.D.
  • Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Community Readiness: Resources and Tools Available to Communities

  • Brandon Hofstedt, Ph.D.
  • Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3:15 Adjourn. Commons available for visiting, discussion


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