• WMC Future WI Summit

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    Name: WMC Future WI Summit
    Date: December 12, 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    December 12, 2019
    Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, Madison
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
     
    The Future Wisconsin Project, a program of WMC Foundation, addresses our state’s long-term systemic, economic challenges. With partner representation from business, government, and education, this program seeks to bring all stakeholders of the economy to the table to develop solutions we can all implement. The year-long collaboration culminates with The Future Wisconsin Summit, held at the end of each year.
     
    The Summit this year will feature discussions on rural Wisconsin, the agricultural economy and a keynote on the importance of STEM education, among other thought-provoking speakers.
    Schedule of Event
     
    8:30 am
    Registration
     
    9:00 am
    Welcome Remarks
    Kurt Bauer, President & CEO, WMC
     
    9:05 am
    Rural Wisconsin: Town Halls, Talent & The Truth
    Wade Goodsell, Executive Director, WMC Foundation
     
    9:45 am
    The Conversation: Rural Executives  
    Chad Hamilton, General Counsel, EVP Legal & Government Affairs, Sargento Foods, Inc.
    Mike Nikolai, President/COO/CEO, Waupaca Foundry, Inc.
    Elizabeth Filter, President/CEO, VARC, Inc.
     
    10:30 am
    Break
     
    10:45 am
    Economic Opportunity through STEM Education
    Vince Bertram, President & CEO, Project Lead the Way
     
    11:15 pm
    The Conversation: State of Wisconsin’s Ag Economy
    Glen Tellock, President & CEO, Lakeside Foods, Inc.
    Steve Johnson, Factory Manager, John Deere Horicon Works
     
    12:00 pm
    Lunch
     
    12:30 pm
    The Honorable Governor Tony Evers (Invited)
     
    1:00 pm
    Adjorn

     
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    Location:
    Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
    1 John Nolen Drive, Madison
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, December 12th
    8:30am - 1:00pm
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    Fees/Admission:
    $125 per person Early Bird price until November 8th
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