COB Announces Event for Economic Development
Please join us for an engaging work shop with Patrick H. McGaughey, CPF, America's Chamber Mentor, about why an educated community is critical to economic development and how you can prepare your members and local businesses for working with educational programs.
Monday, August 26, 2013
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sage Hall, UW Oshkosh
835 High Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901
This workshop will give you a deeper understanding of the trends and concerns for economic development in the New North and Wisconsin in general. You will also discover how you and your members or clients can leverage the resources of the University to encourage business development and economic growth in your region.
In addition to the workshop with McGaughey, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will provide the opening address and the Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch will give the luncheon keynote.
|7:30 a.m.||UWO Expo, Networking, & Continental Breakfast|
|8:15 a.m.||Welcome from Dr. Bill Tallon, Dean of College of Business, UW Oshkosh|
|8:20 a.m.||Opening Address from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker|
|9 a.m.||Keynote: “Community Catalyst, Economic & Knowledge Power Source” by Dr. Richard Wells, Chancellor, UW Oshkosh|
|9:30 a.m.||Workshop Part I “Business + Education = Economic Development: How education closes the deal” led by Patrick H. McGaughey, CPF|
|11 a.m.||UWO Expo & Sage Hall Tours|
|12 p.m.||Keynote from Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch & Lunch in Reeve Memorial Union|
|1:30 p.m.||Workshop Part II “Business + Education = Economic Development: How education closes the deal” led by Patrick H. McGaughey, CPF|
|3 p.m.||Expo, Networking, & Tours of the Hotel, ERIC Lab and Biodigester|
The registration fee for this event is only $75 per person and you are welcome to invite others from your organization to attend. Please register online at uwosh.edu/go/uc.