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KAED Fall Conference Presented by TVA

KAED Fall Conference Presented by TVA
  

REACH FOR THE SCKy: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF KAED

November 8-10, 2017

1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, Kentucky

 

 

AGENDA

(All times Central Standard Time)

 

Attire: Business casual attire for educational sessions

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

 

 

1 - 4 p.m.                   BG360 Tour: Investment Everywhere - Downtown area, Transpark, ATC Tour, National Corvette Museum

                                  Motorsports Park . Transporation provided. Depart from WKU Augustine Alumni Center. 

 

1 - 4 p.m.                   Registration, Holiday Inn University Plaza

                                  Exhibit Hall Set-up, Sloan Convention Center


5:30 – 7:00 p.m.        Opening Reception

                                  National Corvette Museum, 350 Corvette Dr., Bowling Green

                                  Guest Speaker: Commissioner Ryan Quarles, KY Dept. of Agriculture

                                  Sponsored by Kentucky Department of Agriculture

 

                                   Dinner on your own

 

7 – 9 p.m.                   #AfterParty Young Professionals Get Together

                                   For those 35 years or younger, or have been involved in economic development for less than 5 years. 

                                   643 Sports Bar & Grill

                                   Shuttles to 643, Uber back to Holiday Inn

                                   Sponsored by One East Kentucky

 

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 9  

 

(Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held at the Sloan Convention Center)

 

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m   Registration

 

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.          Continental Breakfast

                                    Sponsored by Kentucky Department of Agriculture

 

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.          Welcome and Opening Remarks –Ballroom

                                    Matt Tackett, President/CEO, KAED  - Introduction by Madison Silvert, Chair, KAED Board of Directors

                                    Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem - Jessica Casebolt, Former Miss Kentucky

                                    Guests: Wayne Hunt, Kentucky Agricultural Development Board Member, Bowling Green Mayor Bruce Wilkerson

                                                               

Morning Sessions

 

9:05 – 9:45 a.m.          Site Consultants Guide to Workforce

                                    Tony Schum, Duff & Phelps

 

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.        Quantum Leap: Evolution in Education: SCKLAUNCH & SCKLAUNCH Experience

                                    Meridith Rozanski, Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce 

                                                               

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.      Are You Project Ready?

                                    Scott Kupperman, Kupperman Consulting

11:30 – 12:00              New Trends in Economic Development Marketing

                                    Aaron Brossoit, CEO, & John Marshall, President, Golden Shovel Agency

 

Noon – 1:30 p.m.         50th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Luncheon – Ballroom B

                                     The Honorable Paul E. Patton, KAED Hall of Fame Award Winner - Guest Speaker

                                     Introduction by Mountjoy Chilton Medley

                                     KAED Foundation Awards Presentation                                                     

                                     Luncheon Sponsored by Research Consultants International

 

Mid-Day Sessions

 

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.            World Class Industrial & Commercial Development

                                      Seth Balkanyi, Deloitte

 

2:15 – 3 p.m.                 Capitalize on Local Community Assets: Place Making & Community Master Planning

                                      Christian Preus, CPLA Landscape Architect

 

3 – 3:30 p.m.                 Break & Ice Cream Social  

                                      Sponsored by South Central Kentucky Regional Partnership

 

Afternoon Sessions: Community Development

 

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.            Lights, Camera, Action: The Film Industry & Economic Development

                                      Hart County Judge-Executive Terry Martin and Jay Hall, Kentucky Office of Film and Tourism

 

4:15 –5:00p.m.              Bring it Together & Wrap it Up: Moderated Consultant Panel

 

5:30 -6:30 p.m.              Happy Hour / Reception / Silent Auction

                                      Sponsored by Atmos Energy

                                                               

                                       Dinner on your own

 

8 – 10 p.m.                     Last Call / Karaoke

                                       Sloan Convention Center Ballroom B

                 

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 10  (All activities will be held at the convention center)

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.              Continental Breakfast

                                        Sponsored by Scott, Murphy & Daniel  

                                                           

 8:00 – 8:45 a.m.             The Spirit Makes the Master – Meeting Rooms 1-2

                                         Dr. Timothy C. Caboni – President - Western Kentucky University

 

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.               KAED Membership Meeting & Announcement of Board Elections

 

9:15 – 10 a.m.                  The Profession, Relationships and Resources – Business Retention & Expansion

Ron Bunch, CEcD, President & CEO

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce

 

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.            Rural Jobs Act: A New Incentive for Rural Growth

                                          Representative John Blanton, Kentucky House District 92 (pending)

                                          Ron Geoghegan, McCarthy Solutions

 

10:30 – 11 a.m.                 Business as a Force for Good – B Corps & Benefit Corporations

                                          Scott Kolms, President, Facilities Management Services, Inc.

                                          Tom Williams, Partner, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

 

11 – 11:45 a.m.                 State of Economic Development Address

Vivek Sarin, Executive Officer, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

                                                                                                               

11:45 – Noon                   Closing Remarks & Door Prizes

 

When:
from Wednesday, November 08, 2017 1:58 PM
thru Friday, November 10, 2017 1:58 PM
Where:

Hotel Rooms:

Holiday Inn- University Plaza

1021 Wilkinson Trace

Bowling Green, KY

270-745-0088

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/bowling-green/bwgwt/hoteldetail

KAED Room Block $139 per night available until midnight 10/16. 

Conference:

Sloan Convention Center

1021 Wilkinson Trace

Bowling Green, KY

270-745-0088

 

 

Registration:
Online Registration is now closed. You may register in person at the conference. Thank you!

KAED Members: $275.

Non-Members: $300
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