Pathways To Prosperity Conference

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AGENDA AT A GLANCE:

Friday, March 18th

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Pre-conference Workshops:

Ø The Economic Development Administration’s “Know Your Region”

Ø Prepare Your Business for Disaster

Ø Pre-employment Training and Workforce Tour

Saturday, March 19th

8:30 am to 10:00 am:

Ø Personal Financial Literacy

Ø Small Community Tourism with Big Impacts

Ø Retooling Washington’s Workforce

Ø What Kids Need: Developmental Assets

Ø Keys to Rural Entrepreneurship Success

Ø e-Commerce: It’s Not Just for Big City Bu$iness

10:30 am to noon:

Ø Effective Fundrai$ing in Today's Economy

Ø Ingredients for Success

Ø Healthy Community, Healthy Economy

Ø Disaster Planning for Businesses

Ø Wood, Wind and Other Rural Resources: The Future of Energy in Small Towns

Ø PNW Centers of Excellence for Clean Energy, Agriculture, Manufacturing & Technology, and Allied Health

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Ø Healthy Food Equals Healthy Communities

Ø USDA Rural Development Opportunity - Stonger Economies Together

Ø Doing More of What You do Best

Ø Got Broadband? Want Broadband? Let’s Talk!

Ø Supporting Micro-Business Development

Ø Pacific Northwest Futures Game

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Ø Prioritize Infrastructure Investments

Ø Love What You Do!

Ø Wanted: Work Experience for Young Adults

Ø Fostering Public-Private Partnerships

Ø Foreign Trade Zones and Port District Success Stories

Ø Generations Working Together

For more detailed session descriptions clink on the link below:

Program.pdf

Valid as of 3.3.11, subject to change.