2016 Program

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Welcome and Introduction

Anna Holtzclaw, ULI Memphis
Mayor Mark Luttrell, Shelby County
Chris Masingill, Delta Regional Authority

Disruptive Demographics: Implications for Workforce, Planning and Development in the Mid-South

Dr. James Johnson, University of North Carolina

Workforce Development in the Mid-South

Dr. Glen Fenter, President, Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce

Talent Will Be the Memphis Magic!

Emily Stover DeRocco, Founder & CEO, E3 Engage Educate Employ

Why the Mid-South Must Collaborate

Richard Smith, Vice President of Global Trade Services, FedEx Express

National Trends:  Lead or Be Left Behind

Matt Chase, Executive Director, National Association of Counties       

Accessing the Assets: Transforming the Transportation Conversation

Bridgett Massengill, Executive Director, Thrive 2055

Turn Up the HEET: Housing, Education, Economic Development, and Transportation

Michael Banner, President & CEO, Los Angeles LDC, Inc.   

The Power of Regional Collaboration

Tom Murphy, ULI Fellow & Former Mayor of Pittsburgh          

 Conclusion and Call to Action

Mid-South Mayors' Council