2018 IEDA Annual Conference
Working to move Illinois – and your town – forward in 2018.
Opportunities to learn, network, and grow await you at the 2018 IEDA Annual Conference.
Register Today and Get Connected on June 14 & 15, 2018! Early bird rate ends May 24th!
Conference at a Glance
Thursday, June 14th
- 2:00pm – Check-in desk opens
- 3:00pm – Opening session & welcome
- 4:00pm – Workforce Investment (Workforce Office of Western Illinois)
- 5:00pm – Hometown Retail
Christine Jefferies (Naperville Development Partnerships), Jason Zawila (Village of Woodridge), Mike Mallon (Draper Kramer)
- 6:00pm – Networking with economic leaders and Illinois officials
- 7:30pm – After Dark – Comedy Show brought to you by IEDA Young Professionals
Friday, June 15th
- 8:00am – Breakfast & committee meetings
- 9:00am – Success through regional cooperation
Ivan Baker (North Central Illinois EDC), Tom Hulseman (Chicago Regional Growth Corp), Chris Setti (Greater Peoria), Cheryl Weldge (Ameren)
- 10:00am – Emerging Technology in Economic Development
Essam El-Beik (IL Dept of Innovation & Technology), Teresa Nortillo (Nortillo Consulting), Kristen Brown (ComEd)
- 11:00am – Project Spotlights & Successes
Wolf’s Den Brewery, Calsag Trail, and LaunchCode
- 12:00pm – Luncheon with DCEO & Intersect Illinois