|4-5 p.m.||Welcome reception with cash bar
Sponsor information tables and displays
|5-6:15 p.m.||Economic Outlook: King Banaian, Luke Greiner, Nimantha Manamperi and Anusha Nath|
|6:15-7:15 p.m.||Featured speaker: Rob Weber '08, entrepreneur and tech investor|
|7:15-10 p.m.||Networking reception
Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar
|9-9:50 a.m.||Concurrent sessions|
|Charles Marohn, Strong Towns
"Building Economically Strong Communities for an Uncertain Future"
|Giacomo Fiorani and Serena Mariani, University of Macerata
"Resource Efficiency within Cities: the opportunities of local food supply and urban agriculture"
|Patti Gartland, Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation; Brian Myres, Myres Consulting, LLC and DAYTA Marketing
"Collective Impact: An Approach to Solving Society's Most Challenging Problems"
|10-11:20 a.m.||Keynote Speaker: Edward Glaeser
Performing Arts Center (PAC) - Center Stage Auditorium
|11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m.||
Shaunna Johnson, Matthew Staehling, Ross Olson and Anita Archambeau
"Looking for Vibrant Cities? Start in Central Minnesota"
St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
|1-1:50 p.m.||Concurrent sessions|
|Louis Johnston, Economics Department, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
"How did Minnesota become “above average?”
|Michelle Kiley, Initiative Foundation
"Repurposing Community Spaces"
|Taisiia Stanishevska and Ed Glaeser
"The Impact of Refugees in Germany and the U.S."
|2-2:50 p.m.||Concurrent sessions|
|Aspasia Rigopoulou-Melcher, St. Cloud State; Cathy Mehelich, City of St. Cloud; and Leslie Dingmann, Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation
"The Stories Cities Tell: Strategies for City Regeneration and Transformation"
|Anna Gruber and Paul Drange, National Joint Powers Alliance
"Rediscovering Cities Workforce Through Shared Services"
The program is for educators who integrate global issues into classroom activities, including middle grade teachers, high school teachers and curriculum supervisors.
Jan. 15, 2018. Participants must bring their own laptop or tablet.
|8:15 a.m.||Welcome and Introductions|
|8:30 a.m.||Review of Foundations of Economics|
|9 a.m.||Teaching the Basics of International Trade: Part I|
|10a.m.||Edward Glaeser "Understanding Cities" at Performing Arts Center - Center Stage|
|11:45 a.m.||Working Lunch: Establishing and Achieving Economic Goals|
|12:45 p.m.||A Look at the Global Supply Chain: How T-Shirts Are Made|
|1:30 p.m.||Teaching the Basics of International Trade: Part II|
International Trade Issues Discussion,
DAVOS 2016: Integrating trade policies into the classroom
|3 p.m.||Review of FTE / SCSU Center Programs|
Optional: One graduate credit hour in economics from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Cost is $114. Assignment to be given at the end of the program