Learn about the Obama Economic Development Stimulus

Learn about the Obama Economic Development Stimulus

International Economic Development Council


New Administration, New Beginnings: Energizing Communities and the Economy
March 15-17, 2009
Washington, DC Metro Area

Change has come to Washington, and both opportunities and challenges abound – from a new presidential administration and a significantly altered Congress to the toughest economic climate in decades. Economic developers must understand the players, the priorities and the possible policy responses germinating in Washington that will affect our work for years to come, in regard to both short-term economic stimulus and long-term, sustainable competitiveness.

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) welcomes you to attend the 2009 Federal Economic Development Forum, March 15-17, in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Join us for three days of informative sessions and a first-rate lineup of speakers highlighting the relevant federal issues facing the economic development community.

FIND innovative solutions and best practices from policy professionals and workforce leaders

NETWORK with other economic developers and representatives from federal agencies

INFLUENCE Congress on federal economic development issues that affect you

LEARN from insiders on what to expect from the transitioning administration

View the program: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Program.html

Expert Speakers: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Speakers.html

Register today: http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/Registration.html

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Robert D. Atkinson, PhD, President, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Ian Bromley, FM, MA, MBA, Chief Executive, Creative Sheffield/Sheffield City Development Company

Chuck Conlon, Managing Director, CQ Budget Tracker
Jennifer Derstine, US Department of Commerce – Invest in America

Karen R. Elzey, Vice President & Executive Director, Institute for a Competitive Workforce, US Chamber of Commerce

James A. Jaffe, President & CEO, National Association of Seed and Venture Funds

James R. Kinnett, President, The Kinnett Consulting Group

Charles E.M. Kolb, President, Committee for Economic Development

Greg LeRoy, Executive Director, Good Jobs First

Peter Roberson, Senior Policy Advisor, Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives

Douglass F. Small, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration, US Department of Labor

Raymond J. Uhalde, Director, Workforce Development Strategies Group, National Center on Education and the Economy

BOOK YOUR HOTEL TODAY!
The Westin Alexandria
401 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 253-8600 or (866) 837-4210

IEDC room rate: $199 single/double

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.iedconline.org/FederalForum/index.html

Posted January 9, 2009



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