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Thursday, October 25, 2018

LIDEA Academy Session 2 Hammond

Start Date: 10/25/2018 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 10/25/2018 3:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: SLU Small Business Center

1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, LA  United States  70402

Organization Name: LIDEA

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

LIDEA Academy Session 2 Hammond

LIDEA Academy of Economic & Community Development
Session 2 – Sponsored by CLECO
Thursday -  October 25, 2018
Southeastern Louisiana University Small Business Center
1514 Martens Drive, Hammond
9:00am    Welcome
                  Katie Chaisson, CLECO
9:15am    The Role of the University System in Economic Development
                     Dr. John Crain, President
                     Southeastern Louisiana University
9:30am    The Role of the Local EDO
                  Chris Massengil
                  CEO, St, Tammany Economic Development District
10:15am   Funding Resources
                  USDA – Lee Jones
                  DRA – Leslie Durham
                  LPFA – Martin Walke
11:45am    Lunch Why Local Incentives are Necessary
                    Robby Miller, Tangipahoa Parish President
12:45pm    Policy Issues
                    Rhonda Reap-Curiel
                    LIDEA President
1:15pm     Overview of Incentive Programs  
                    Steve Baham, Frank Favaloro & Chris Stelly
2:00pm       Small Business Programs
                    Stephanie Hartman, LED, Director of Small Business Services
2:30pm       CLED Overview
                     Bill Joubert, SLU SBDC
2:45pm      Wrap Up – Q&A
                    Rhonda Reap-Curiel
                    LIDEA President

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Closed: 10/24/2018 4:00 PM

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