The 50th Annual Winter Institute - St. Cloud State University
Wednesday, February 18th
5 - 6:30

Economic Outlook

Laura Kalambokidis

6:30 - 8 Reception & Entertainment by the Andrew Walesch Band
   
Thursday, February 19th
8 - 9 Registration and Breakfast
9 - 10:15 First Session (See below)
10:30 - 11:45 Second Session (See below)
12 - 1:30

Lunch and Chamber Panel

"Central Minnesota Job Creators– What They Do, How They Do It"

Jeff Haviland, President, Seitz Stainless

Jim Hill, Director of Human Resources, Columbia Gear Corporation

Bob Sexton, CEO, C4 Welding

2 - 3

Keynote Speaker: David Levinson

"The Transportation Experience: From Steamboats to Streetcars."

The talk explores the historical evolution of transportation modes and technologies. It traces how systems are innovated, planned and adapted, deployed and expanded, and reach maturity, where they may either be maintained in a polished obsolesce often propped up by subsidies, be displaced by competitors, or be reorganized and renewed. An array of examples supports the idea that modern policies are built from past experiences. The planning (and control) of nonlinear, unstable processes is today's central transportation problem, and that this is universal and true of all modes.

3 - 4 Q & A Session/Closing

 

Thursday, February 19th Sessions
  K-12 Teaching Track Community Engagement Track Public Policy Research Track
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

"Railroads, Roads, and Apple Pie - Transportation in Children's Literature"

Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

"Effects of the Minimum Wage Law on St. Cloud Businesses"

Larry Logeman, Executive Express

"Transportation, Planning and Public Policy in Minnesota"

Robert Helland, SCSU Alumnus

John Uphoff, SCSU Alumnus

Pierre Callies, Graduate Student, Department of Geography

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

"Earning Credit"

Martha Rush, Moundsview High School

Emily Anderson, Blaine High School

"Two-Way Communication: Outreach, Communication and Education Across the Ninth District of the Federal Reserve"

Angie Eilers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Joe Mahon, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

"Equity and Urban Transportation"

Luis Estevez

 

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