Learn First-Hand What Business Trends are Influencing NWI’s Economy
Business and community leaders are invited to the 2018 Business & Economic Outlook, an event designed specifically to provide key insights on business trends inﬂuencing Northwest Indiana’s economy.
The program will feature a “big picture” outlook for Northwest Indiana and conclude with a panel discussion featuring all of the guest speakers.
November 2, 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration – 7:00 am
Ivy Tech Community College
3100 Ivy Tech Dr.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
This is a FREE event, but registration is required.
2017 Speakers & Topics:
Ivy Tech Collaboration with the Business Community
Dr. Sue Ellspermann – President, Ivy Tech Community College
The State of Healthcare in Indiana
Zachary I. Cattell – President, Indiana Health Care Association
The State of Steel Industry
Wendell Carter – Vice President and General Manager, ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor
Overview of Regional Development Authority Projects
Bill Hanna – Executive Director, Regional Development Authority
Outlook for Indiana’s Transportation, Infrastructure
Ty Warner – Executive Director, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
State of Manufacturing in Indiana
Brian Burton – Executive Director, Indiana Manufacturing Association
NWI & Economic Outlook
Micah Pollak – Assistant Professor of Economics, Indiana University Northwest
Agency Overview and Mission
Blair Milo – Indiana’s Secretary of Career Connections and Talent