I 70 / 75 Economic Development Summit on May 30

Apr 17, 2019 | Events, News, Newsletter

The I 70 / 75 Economic Development Summit on May 30 will feature Heather E. McGowan is an internationally known speaker, writer, and advisor. McGowan prepares leaders to most-effectively react to rapid and disruptive changes in education, work, and society. As a Future of Work Strategist, Heather has worked with diverse teams to address these challenges.

The event will include representatives from various fields making it one of the best opportunities for networking around. These can include industries of all types including development companies, real estate firms, government, economic development organizations, financial institutions, utility companies, institutions of higher learning and students.

This day-long economic development conference features respected keynote speakers discussing topics such as finance, real estate, regional cooperation, workforce development, infrastructure construction and other areas of interest.

McGowan is an internationally known speaker, writer, and advisor who prepares leaders to most-effectively react to rapid and disruptive changes in education, work, and society. As a Future of Work Strategist, Heather has worked with diverse teams to address these challenges, she has worked with university presidents and C-Suite executives including corporate human resources managers to prepare both graduates and workers for jobs that do not yet exist

Further information can be obtained at http://www.i70-75.org/annual-summit/

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