Launch – AGNC Economic Development Summit

Two Rivers Convention Center   159 Main Street, 81501

8:30 Registration/Check In – Two Rivers Convention Center

9:00 Welcome –
9:05 Innovative Ideas Developing In Western Colorado – Thea Chase, Director, Southwest Innovation Corridor (EDA I-6 Program)
9:45 The Whole World is Getting Restructured: Strategic Entrepreneurship & Economic Development – Option 6
10:45 Becoming a Jump Start Community – Tips from Mesa County, Colorado – the 1st Jump Start Community in Colorado, Panel:

11:45 Lunch

1:15 Breakout Sessions
• Coworking Communities – Benefits and Opportunities
• Job Creation – Sharing the Art of Job Creation
• Location Neutral Jobs – The Hidden Industry
2:00 Access to Capital & Funding:
2:45 County/Community Breakouts – How Do We Implement Local ED Plans?
3:45 Wrap Up & Next Steps
4:00 Adjourn to create companies, jobs and implement Option 6

 

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