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Regional Economic Impact Workshop - Evansville

Carter Hall, University of Southern Indiana
Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Are you interested in learning how to determine the best investments for your community’s economic future? Budgets are tight; making wise investments for your community is critical. During this one-day workshop, you will gain a better understanding of your regional economy, learn how to measure economic impact, and hear from state leaders on resources and strategies available to your community.

This workshop is designed for:

The workshop agenda:

8:30 a.m.         Registration
9:00 a.m.         Welcome
9:10 a.m.         Indiana Economic Development Corporation Presentation
9:45 a.m.         Understanding Your Regional Economy 
        Presenter:  Greg Wathen, president and CEO of Economic

                               Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana          

10:15 a.m.       Break
10:30 a.m.       Measuring Economic Impact 
       Presenter:  Dr. Michael Hicks, Ball State Center for Business and 
                               Economic Research

12:00 p.m.       Lunch with Resource Fair
1:15 p.m.         Best Practices Impacting Economic Vitality 
        Presenter: Mohammed Khayum, dean of the University of Southern
                               Indiana College of Business

2:00 p.m.         Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs 


2:30 p.m.         Adjourn


Agenda can also be viewed in .pdf format and printed from here.

Registration Details:

Course Number: PSV250

Workshop Title: Regional Economic Impact

When: Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Where: Carter Hall, University of Southern Indiana

Cost: $20 (includes lunch and light breakfast refreshments)


If you have questions, please contact Outreach and Engagement

812-464-1989 for more information.

The workshop series is presented by the Economic Development Working Group, a collaboration of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Association of Indiana Counties, Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Indiana Economic Development Association, Ball State University, Indiana State University, Indiana University, Purdue University, and University of Southern Indiana.