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Economic Development Summit

AGNC - Associated Governments Of Northwest Colorado

Friday, September 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

Economic Development Summit

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9:00 – 9:05 Welcome – Ray Beck, AGNC Chairman

Regional Update/Current Economic Conditions: 

9:05 – 9:45 Regional Diversification – Brian Lewandowski, UC Leeds School of Business

9:45 – 10:30 Regional Demographics: Are We Gaining or Losing?  – Chris Aker, State Demographers Office

10:30 – 11:00 Rural Economic Development and Entrepreneurship – Thea Chase, Director, SW Innovation Corridor

11:00 – 11:15 BREAK

Economic Development Ideas:

11:15 – 11:45 Creating Entrepreneurial Vibrancy Through Coworking and Regional Collaboration - Brian Watson

11:45 – 12:15 CodeBeetle School of Technology and EVO3 Workspace – Aaron

 Landau/Matthew Leach

12:15 -1:30 LUNCH – Stephanie Copeland, Director, Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)

1:45 – 2:15 A New Agriculture Opportunity:  HEMP – Jason Lauve, “Mr. Hemp” 

2:30 – 3:30 Resources for NW Colorado – Breakout Sessions:

Communities Overcoming Economic Challenges – Panel 

  • Michelle Haynes – Region 10 (invited) 
  • Thea Chase – SW Innovation Corridor      
  • Elyse Ackerman – Delta County 
  • Katelin Cook – Rio Blanco County
  • Michelle Balleck – Moffat County 
  • Kristi Pollard – Mesa County (invited) 

Financial and Consulting Resources - Panel:

  • Dennis Casey – Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center
  • Anita Cameron – Northwest Loan Fund
  • Kelly Manning – SBDC

3:30 – 4:00 Thank You and Adjournment

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Clarion Inn
300 SOUTH HIGHWAY 13
CRAIG, CO 81650

Friday, September 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)


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