Local Sustainable Economies Conference Agenda

Local Economies Conference Agenda—June 7-9, 2017
(Speaker Placement and More Details to Follow)

Please note: Full Conference Bundle includes Wednesday Opening Workshops
Complete Conference begins with Opening Reception and Dinner on Wednesday evening

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

7:30am Breakfast and Registration
8:30am Opening Workshops
• Community and Economic Development in Boston’s Southwest Corridor
• ZingTrain—Making Service a Competitive Advantage
• Starting a Local Business Network/Alliance

11:30am Break and Lunch on your own

1:00pm Opening Workshops
• Expanding/Energizing Mature Networks/Alliances
• Fundraising Strategies that Win

2:30pm Break

3:00pm Opening Workshops
• To Be Determined

4:30pm     Break

5:00pm Opening Reception

6:00pm Dinner

7:00pm  Opening Program
• Laury Hammel, SBN Massachusetts
• Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona
• Michelle Holliday–Author of The Age of Thrivablity

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:30am Breakfast and Registration

8:30am Keynote Speakers

10:00am Break

10:15am Breakout Sessions with Keynote Speakers

11:45am Lunch

1:00pm Keynote Speakers

2:30pm Break

2:45pm Breakout Sessions with Keynote Speakers

4:15pm Break

4:30pm Regional Meetings and other informal and spontaneous  get-togethers

Formal Day Complete–Dinner with new & old friends at various delightful local restaurants

Friday, June 9,  2017

7:30am Registration and Breakfast

8:30am  Opening Visionary Keynote–Paul Saginaw

8:50am  Keynote Speakers

10:15am Breakout Sessions with Keynote Speakers

11:45am Lunch

1:00pm   Keynote Speakers   

2:15pm   Open Space Session–Planning for the Future

3:45pm   Break

4:00pm   Closing Keynote Speakers

6:00pm   Closing Celebration with light buffet, music, and dancing