2017 Agenda (Subject to change)

Monday, December 4, 2017

           8:00 – 8:30 am                        Registration (continental breakfast provided)

           8:30 – 9:00 am                        Welcome & Introductions

           9:00 – 9:30 am                        Welcome to Lancaster, Pennsylvania!                       

           9:30 – 10:30 am                      Introduction to Economic Development

           10:30 – 10:45 am                    BREAK (refreshments provided)
           10:45 – 11:45 am                    Managing Economic Development Organizations

           11:45 – 12:45 pm                    LUNCH (buffet provided)      

           12:45 – 2:45 pm                      Business Retention & Expansion

           2:45 – 3:00 pm                        BREAK (refreshments provided)

           3:00 – 4:00 pm                        Public Sector Financing – Pennsylvania State Programs

           4:00 – 5:00 pm                        Marketing & Attraction (Part I)

                                                          

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

            8:00 – 8:30 am                       Registration (continental breakfast providedd)

            8:30 – 9:00 am                       Community & Neighborhood Development (Part I)

            9:00 – 10:00 am                     Community & Neighborhood Development (Part I cont’d)

           10:00 – 10:15 am                    BREAK (refreshments provided)

           10:15 – 11:15 am                    Marketing & Attraction (Part II)

           11:15 – 12:15 pm                    Public Sector Financing – Federal & Tax Exempt Financing

           12:15 pm - 1:15 pm                 LUNCH (buffet provided)

           1:15 – 2:30 pm                        Private Sector Financing      

           2:30 – 2:45 pm                        BREAK (refreshments provided)

           2:45 – 4:45 pm                        Workforce Development

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

           8:00 – 8:30 am                        Registration (continental breakfast provided)

           8:30 – 9:15 am                        Small Business & Entrepreneurship Development

           9:20 – 10:30 am                      Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development Panel Discussion

          10:30 – 10:45 am                     BREAK (refreshments provided)

          10:45 – 11:30 am                     Ethics: IEDC Code of Conduct

          11:30 am – 12:30 pm               Ethics Panel Discussion

          12:30 -1:30 pm                         LUNCH (buffet provided)

          1:30 – 3:30 pm                         Real Estate Development & Reuse

          3:30 – 3:45 pm                         BREAK (refreshments provided)

          3:45 – 4:45 pm                         Community & Neighborhood Development (Part II)

                                           

Thursday, December 7, 2017

         8:00 – 8:30 am                          Registration (continental breakfast provided)

         8:30 – 10:30 am                        Strategic Planning

        10:30 -10:45 am                         BREAK (refreshments provided)

        10:45 am -1:30 pm                     Group Exercise (working lunch provided at Noon)

        1:30 – 3:30 pm                           Group Exercise Discussion with Economic Development Panel

        3:30 - 4:00 pm                            Closing Ceremonies/Course Evaluation