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A2Y Regional Chamber Event: IMPACT 2014 Where Business & Education Meet

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Name: A2Y Regional Chamber Event: IMPACT 2014 Where Business & Education Meet
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

IMPACT 2014 brings you panel discussions on:

  • How we leverage our local educational system to attract economic benefits and improve quality of life, specifically growing our business community while increasing our residential talent pool.
  • A timely exploration of the pros and cons of November’s ballot measure asking if Ann Arbor Public Schools should annex Whitmore Lake Public Schools, looking into the details of the proposal and covering all angles of how it could affect our students, our community and our economy.
  • Getting the most out of our college and career readiness efforts by understanding what we are doing to ensure our students are ready to succeed at college and in their careers and what the business community needs from this process.
IMPACT 2014: Where business and education meet.
8:30-9:00am Registration and Networking
9:00am Opening Remarks
9:10am Panel One- Leveraging our Educational Resources
  • Scott Menzel, Washtenaw Intermediate School District
  • Debra Polich, The Arts Alliance
  • Luke Bonner, Ann Arbor SPARK
  • Moderated by Diane Keller, A2Y Regional Chamber
10:05am Break
10:10am Panel Two- Annexation In Depth
  • Susan Baskett, AAPS Board of Education
  • Linda Carter, Ann Arbor Education Association
  • Deb Mexicotte, AAPS Board of Education
  • Alex Milshteyn, Realtor
  • Bob Rorke, Retired Business Leader
  • Jim Vibbart, Whitmore Lake Public Schools Board of Education
  • Moderated by Sean Duval, A2Y Chamber Board Chair
11:10am Break
11:15am Lunch
11:30am Panel Three- Workforce Development that Works
  • Jeannine La Prad, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
  • Colby Spencer-Cesaro, Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan
  • Rose Bellanca, Washtenaw Community College
  • Moderated by Mary Jo Callan, Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development
12:25-30pm Closing Remarks
Event Sponsors:

Headliner Sponsor

Groundbreaker Sponsor

Non-Profit Community Partner

Audio Sponsor

Sheraton Ann Arbor
3200 Boardwalk Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Date/Time Information:
Friday October 17, 2014
8:30am -12:30pm

Contact Information:
Robin Lawrence 734-214-0113
$60 Chamber members.
$75 Prospective members & general public
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