Event Calendar

Thursday, October 11, 2018

LIDEA Academy Session 2 Natchitoches

Start Date: 10/11/2018 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 10/11/2018 3:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Northwestern State University, President's Room

Location:
175 Sam Sibley Drive
Natchitoches, LA  United States  71497

Organization Name: LIDEA

Contact:
Stacey Neal
Email: stacey.neal@la.gov
Phone: 225-342-4703

LIDEA Academy Session 2 Natchitoches

LIDEA Academy of Economic & Community Development
Session 2 – Sponsored by CLECO
Wednesday -  October 11, 2018
Northwestern State University
 
9:00am   Welcome
                  Rhonda Reap-Curiel
                 LIDEA President
 
9:15am     The Role of the University System in Economic Development
                     Dr. Chris Maggio, President
                     Northwestern State University
 
9:45am    The Role of Local EDO
                  Tony Davis
                  President, Natchitoches Community Alliance
 
10:15am   Small Business Programs
                   Stephanie Hartman, LED, Director of Small Business Services
 
10:50am   Policy Issues
                   Rhonda Reap-Curiel
                   CENCOR Consulting Group, LLC            
 
11:30am    Lunch – (facilitated by Rick Ranson)
                   Case Study
 
12:30pm    Overview of Incentive Programs  
                    Steve Baham, Frank Favaloro & Chris Stelly
 
1:15pm     Funding Resources
                   USDA – Lee Jones
                   DRA – Leslie Durham
                   LPFA – Martin Walke
 
2:45pm      Wrap Up – Q&A
                    Rhonda Reap-Curiel