"How to Make Minnesota the Skilled Workforce State” will feature keynote speaker Jamie Merisotis, president and chief executive officer of the Lumina Foundation. The national organization is dedicated to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to
Hear from these esteemed speakers and panelists:
Greg Buck - president, Productivity Inc.
Paula M. J. Frings - Owner and CEO, Maven Perspectives LLC
J. Domenic Giandomenico - director, Education and Workforce Programs U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Larry Goodwin - president, The College of St. Scholastica
Eric W. Kaler - president, University of Minnesota
Sean Kershaw - executive director, Citizens League
Sanjay Kuba - senior vice president of business development, GSS Infotech
Stephen Lehmkuhle - chancellor, University of Minnesota Rochester
Joe Maher - manager, UPM, Blandin Paper
James P. Merisotis - president and CEO, Lumina Foundation
David Olson - president, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Paxton - CEO, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce
Steven J. Rosenstone - chancellor, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Molly P. Toot - area talent manager, Iowa and Missouri, Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Craig Yolitz - vice president, customer operations, Thomon Reuters - FindLaw
Click here for a full agenda with specific speaker times.
If you are coming in early for the summit, the DoubleTree Hotel has a special rate for the attendees.
Monday, Oct. 8 rate is $129.00
Call the main hotel reservation number at (952) 832-7800 and reference the name "Minnesota Chamber of Commerce" to receive the special rate. Reservations must be made by Sunday, October 14 by midnight.
Thanks to sponsor support and a Leaders and Laggards Grant received from the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, we are able to offer this event at a discounted rate.the Minnesota Chamber’s higher education agenda for the 2013 Legislature.