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2014 Governor's Conference Speaker & PowerPoint Information
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8:40 AM

WEDC: Latest News

Reed Hall, Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

PowerPoint Presentation

9:00 AM

Benchmarking Wisconsin

Morris A. Davis, Academic Director of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate, University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin School of Business

PowerPoint Presentation

10:30 PM

Why Wisconsin: Manufacturing's Future

John R. Brandt, CEO and founder of The MPI Group

PowerPoint Presentation (coming soon)

12:30 PM

Wisconsin’s Talent Development Transformation

Secretary Reggie Newson, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

12:50 pm

Governor Scott Walker

1:20 PM

Wisconsin's Strategic Plan

Jon Roberts, Principal, TIP Strategies

PowerPoint Presentation

2:20 PM

Fresh Water: Wisconsin's Impact

Rich Meeusen,Co-founder and Co-Chair, Milwaukee Water Council, and the Chairman, President and Chief executive officer, Badger Meter, Inc.

3:35 PM

Wisconsin Venture Capital Fund

Secretary Mike Huebsch, Wisconsin Department of Administration

Chris Prestigiacomo, State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Brian Birk, Sun Mountain Kegonsa

Thursday, February 13, 2014

8: 45 am

Workforce Development: Wisconsin's Baby Boomers

This session will look at Wisconsin's aging baby boomers and how they will affect the state's economy.

Todd A. Berry, PhD, President, Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance

PowerPoint Presentation

9:30 am

Workforce and Higher Education: Wisconsin's next steps

Wisconsin's next generation is facing a very different economy than even 10 years ago, Chancellor Blank and Dr. May will discuss the steps and programs from the University and Technical colleges.

Rebecca M. Blank,Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Susan A. May,President, Fox Valley Technical College

10:35 am

Wisconsin and the International Impact

With a growing international Workforce and Foreign Investment a key to economic growth, what is next and what is needed for Wisconsin's global impact?

Session Moderated by Lora Klenke, Vice President, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation


Tiffany Hutchens, Attorney, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek

PowerPoint Presentation - Tiffany Hutchens

Kurt Bauer,President/CEO, Wisconsin Manufacturing & Commerce


Scott Mosley, Director, Global Capital Strategies Foreign and Domestic Investment Capital, WEDC

PowerPoint Presentation - Scott Mosley

Erik Buell, Buell Racing

PowerPoint Presentation - Erik Buell
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