• WMC Future Wisconsin Summit

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    Name: WMC Future Wisconsin Summit
    Date: November 28, 2018
    Event Description:
    5th Annual Future Wisconsin Summit
     
     
    November 28, 2018
    Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, Madison
    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
     
     
    The Future Wisconsin Summit attendees will hear from top-notch speakers including: Ted Abernathy of Economic Leadership, who will take a long-term look at Wisconsin’s economic challenges and how to solve them; Tricia Braun from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will provide an update on the state’s strategic plan to attract more workers to Wisconsin; and Foxconn’s Alan Yeung is invited to provide an update on the company’s $10 billion investment in the state.
     
    Collaborating with both education and government partners, WMC Foundation – through the Future Wisconsin Project – works with the business community to identify the state’s long-term economic challenges and develop solutions to keep Wisconsin’s economy competitive for five, 10 and 20 years into the future.
    Schedule of Event
     
    8:30 am: 
    Registration Opens
     
    9:00-9:15 am: 
    Welcome & Introduction of Wisconsin’s Thought Leaders
     
    9:15-9:45 am: 
    Talent Attraction & State Branding Campaign Update — Tricia Braun, WEDC
     
    9:45-10:15 am: 
    Wisconsin’s Workforce, The Preliminary Findings — Ted Abernathy, Economic Leadership
     
    10:30-11:15 am: 
    Private Sector Solutions to Workforce Challenges (Panel)
    
    11:15-11:45 am: 
    Wisconn Valley, Innovation Centers & Smart Cities — Alan Yeung, Foxconn
     
    11:45 am–12:10 pm:
    Lunch
     
    12:10-12:30 pm: 
    Job Honor Awards Presentation by Kyle Horn
     
    12:30-1:00 pm: 
    Governor/Governor Elect (Invited)
     
    Location:
    Monona Terrace and Convention Center 
    1 John Nolen Dr
    Madison, WI 53703
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday November 28th 
    8:30am-1:00pm 
    Fees/Admission:
    $125
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