Dr. Scott Keeter To Keynote Federal Economic Development Forum Policy Dinner

Dr. Scott Keeter To Keynote Federal Economic Development Forum Policy Dinner

International Economic Development Council

Federal Economic Development Forum
The Innovative and Entrepreneurial Environment: Where It's Going and How to Get There
April 13-15, 2008, Alexandria, VA

April 14th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
With the Federal Economic Development Forum only one week prior to the Pennsylvania Primary, the run-up will have reached fever pitch!  Dr. Keeter is widely known for his NBC Election Night analysis as well as his insights on public opinion in a time of polarization.  Enjoy an engaging and thought-provoking evening as our guest speaker explores key questions surrounding the current political landscape and public opinion. Stay ahead of the curve and gain new perspectives on the presidential election, Congress and public opinion by attending the Policy Dinner.  Register today to attend!

Dr. Scott Keeter is director of survey research for the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC.  His published work includes books on political participation and civic engagement, religion and politics, public opinion, and American elections, along with articles and chapters on survey methodology, political communications, and health care topics.  A native of North Carolina, he attended Davidson College as an undergraduate and received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He has taught at George Mason University, Rutgers University and Virginia Commonwealth University.  Since 1980 Dr. Keeter has been an election night analyst of exit polls for NBC News, and has served as Standards Chair and Councilor-at-Large for the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Take Advantage of your DC Visit
Interested in advocating for the issues that matter to you and the economic development community? After the morning Plenary Sessions on Tuesday, April 15, conference attendees will head to Capitol Hill. IEDC will provide attendees with the tools necessary for successful hill visits, including: how and when to schedule a visit; travel logistics; and talking points on how to effectively communicate with Congress.

Top Reasons to Attend
-Find innovative solutions, approaches, and best practices from leading policy professionals and workforce leaders.

-Network with other economic development practitioners and representatives from federal agencies.

-Influence Congress on federal economic development issues that affect you.

-Learn from insiders on what to expect from transitioning administrations.

Visit our website and register today!

Related Link: Federal Economic Development Forum Website

For more information contact:

Erin Way
International Economic Development Council
734 15th Street, NW Suite 900
DC 20005

Phone: (202) 223 7800
Email: [email protected]

Posted March 21, 2008

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