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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

LIDEA Annual Conference

Start Date: 11/14/2018 2:00 PM CST
End Date: 11/15/2018 1:30 PM CST

Venue Name: The Lyceum

124 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70801

Organization Name: LIDEA

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

The LIDEA Annual Conference will take place on November 14-15, 2018 at the Lyceum in Baton Rouge.

Hotel Indigo has a room block available for LIDEA Members for a rate of $119/night.  Please use code LDA when making your reservation. 

Wednesday, November 14th

1:00   Opportunity Zone Workshop
         Sponsored by Breazeale Sachse Wilson

2:00   K.C. Conway, Chief Economist CCI Institute
         Site Location and Economics: What's Hot and What's Not

3:00  Jay Moon
          Future of Workforce

3:45   Workforce Panel
           Dr. Jim Henderson, University of Louisiana System President
           Dr. Monty Sullivan, Louisiana Community and Technical College System President
           Susana Schowen, Louisiana FastStart

4:30  Scavenger Hunt

5:00-6:30  Reception

Thursday, November 15th

8:00  Networking Breakfast

8:25  Welcome from LIDEA President, Rhonda Reap-Curiel

8:35  Financial Report from LIDEA Treasurer, Don Allison

8:40   Mary Hebert, WAVTEQ
          FDI Trends and Strategies

9:25   Networking Break

9:30   Ron Starner, Site Selection Magazine
           Competitiveness: Louisiana vs. Peer States

10:15  State Update

11:00  Janet Ady, Ady Advantage
            Economic Development Redefined: People, Places, Politics

12:00   Lunch
            Chairwoman Updates, CLED Awards, Legislative Updates, Regional Updates

1:00     LED ITEP Workshop

Thanks to our Conference Sponsors:




Site Selection Magazine
Baton Rouge Airport
Washington St. Tammany Electric
Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation


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Registration is Closed
Closed: 11/7/2018 11:45 PM

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