Mayor Melvin Carter will kick off the 2018 Economic Development Summit, as he talks about the City's initiatives around sustainability and more. A panel of experts on sustainability will discuss the Triple Bottom Line Theory (People, Profit, Planet).
Schedule of the Day
7:00 - 7:30 a.m. Registration
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT
"Summit for Sustainable Growth"
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Breakfast
8:15 - 9:00 a.m. Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter
9:00-9:15 a.m. - Break
9:15- 10:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: Triple Bottom Line, featuring:
*Mitchell Cookas, Solution Blue
*Monte Hilleman, Saint Paul Port Authority
*Deanna Seppanen, Macalester College
*Dan Stoltz, SPIRE Credit Union
10:15- 10:25 a.m.- Stretch Break, sponsored by Midway YMCA
10:25-11 a.m. Bharat Pulgram, founder of Mxers
11-11:35 Chris Ferguson, Bywater Business Solutions
"How to Attract a More Diverse Workforce, Clientele and Vendor List"