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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

LIDEA Academy of Economic and Community Development

Start Date: 7/11/2018 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 7/11/2018 3:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Northwestern State University

Location:
President's Room Friedman Student Union
Natchitoches, LA  United States 

Organization Name: LIDEA

Contact:
Bridgette O'Connor
Email: info@lidea.org
Phone: 225-757-5527

LIDEA Academy of Economic & Community Development
Session 2 – Sponsored by CLECO
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Northwestern State University
President's Room Friedman Student Union
Natchitoches
 
9:00am    Welcome
                  Dr. Chris Maggio
                  President, Northwestern State University
 
9:15am     The Role of the Regional Economic Development Organization
                     Jim Clinton, President
                     Central Louisiana Economic Development Association
 
10:00am  Basics of Community & Economic Development
                  Pat Witty, LED; Director Community Competitiveness & Small Business Services
                  Stacey Neal, LED; Director of Community Competitiveness
 
10:45am    Louisiana Sites Database – How to Use
                    Rhonda Reap-Curiel
                    CENCOR Consulting Group, LLC
                      LIDEA President
 
11:30am   Lunch
                   CLECO – The Role of the Utility
 
12:15pm    Basics on responding to a Request for Proposal
                    Audrey Hutchinson, LED; Proposal Services Coordinator
                    Larry Henson, LED; Director Business Intelligence
 
1:00pm       Retention & Expansion – Working with local business
                     Melody Woodworth, LED; Executive Director Business Retention & Expansion
 
1:45pm      The Role of the Community College
                      Central Louisiana Technical Community College
 
2:30pm      Wrap Up – Q&A
                    Rhonda Reap-Curiel

               
 

       
       
 
 
       

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