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Eastern Oregon Economic Summit

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Armand Larive Middle School

1497 Southwest 9th Street

Hermiston, OR 97838

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Join us for field & industry tours, and discussions focused on economic updates, federal and state policy updates, and more.

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The Eastern Oregon Economic Summit will include field & industry tours, general session speakers, and a series of discussion panels focused on regional economic updates, federal and state legislative updates, program and industry updates, and more.

The Eastern Oregon Women's Coalition hosts the Summit. It is for private and public sector leaders throughout Oregon interested in learning how to tap into the growth and potential of Eastern Oregon's economy.

Industry experts and state and federal lawmakers will be the speakers, providing updates on current legislation and economic trends, with an emphasis on leveraging Eastern Oregon's growing economy to develop stronger communities.

Thursday, August 19

Field & Industry Tours | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday will include field & industry tours focused on four primary areas:

  1. Water Tour
  2. Housing Tour
  3. Economic Development & Workforce Tour
  4. Forestry Tour

Buses for each tour will leave the Armand Larive Middle School in Hermiston at 8:00 am. Buses will return to Hermiston at 4:00 pm. Lunch will be provided.

Dinner & Reception | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A dinner and reception at the Hermiston Agriculture Research & Extension Campus (HAREC) will occur from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. The cost is included in the price of your ticket.

Friday, August 20

General Session & Breakout Discussions

Friday will include the General Session with keynotes speakers, state policymakers, and more. In addition, lunch will be provided, followed by breakout discussions.

Full Agenda

  • 7:45 am - Doors Open/Breakfast
  • 8:15 am - Welcome
  • 8:30 am - Video Message from Governor Kate Brown
  • 8:40 am - Open Remarks by MC
  • 9:00 am - Federal Delegation Update
  • 9:30 am - Economic Update
  • 10:15 am - Fire In The West
  • 10:45 am - Break
  • 10:50 am - Effective Advocacy: Connecting Issues with Policymakers
  • 11:15 am - Legislative Panel
  • 12:15 pm - Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - Breakout Session: Round 1
  • 1:45 pm - Break
  • 2:00 pm - Breakout Session: Round 2
  • 2:45 pm - Session Adjournment
  • Breakout Sessions

  • Round 1: Housing Part #1 County Perspective
  • Round 1: Water Part #1 Place-Based Planning
  • Round 1: Business Recruitment/Industrial Development
  • Round 1: Transportation Infrastructure
  • Round 2: Housing Part #2 City Perspective
  • Round 2: Water Part #2 Looking Ahead
  • Round 2: Broadband - Connect Rural Oregon
  • Round 2: Forest Fire Updates
    • Special Hotel Rates

      Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hermiston Downtown

      145 N 1st St., Hermiston, OR 97838

      • King Suite Room rate of $104 per night.
      • Queen Room rate of $104 per night.

      Register for the special Eastern Oregon Summit rates by July 28, 2021, by calling 541-585-5656 ext 605 or by clicking here.

      Guest Parking: on-site parking is available at no charge at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites.

      Breakfast: hot buffet breakfast is included complimentary with each guestroom every morning from 6:00 am - 9:30 am. If special breakfast times are needed, those will need to be pre-arranged seven days before check-in.

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      Armand Larive Middle School

      1497 Southwest 9th Street

      Hermiston, OR 97838

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      Refund policy

      Refunds up to 7 days before event

      Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

      Organizer Eastern Oregon Women's Coalition

      Organizer of Eastern Oregon Economic Summit

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