Agenda*

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

9:30 a.m.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING 
Dogwood

12:00 p.m.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ LUNCH 
Azalea C-F

12:30 – 5:00 p.m.
VENDOR EXHIBIT BOOTH SETUP 
Grand Ballroom

1:30 p.m.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING 
Azalea A-B

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
RECEPTION & EXHIBIT BOOTHS OPEN
(wine, beer & light hors d'oeuvres; dinner on your own)
Grand Ballroom


Thursday, June 28, 2018

7:30 a.m.            
EXHIBIT BOOTHS OPEN & BREAKFAST BUFFET
Grand Ballroom

8:45 a.m.
THE ECONOMY & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT — Stuart Andreason, Ph.D., Director, Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Magnolia Ballroom

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
COFFEE BREAK 
Grand Ballroom

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PANEL — James Williams, Former Executive Director, State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB), moderator; Dr. Ruth Nichols, Special Assistant to the President for Community and Economic Development, Alcorn State University; Andrew Mallinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Multicraft International (Multicraft Innovation Academy); and Denise Jones, Director, Talent Management, Ingalls Shipbuilding (Ingalls Apprentice School)
Magnolia Ballroom
     
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 
BOXED LUNCH PRE-GOLF TOURNAMENT 
(transportation on your own; click here for directions)
Lakewood Golf Club, Point Clear, AL

1:00 p.m. 
GOLF TOURNAMENT 
(transportation on your own; click here for directions)
Lakewood Golf Club, Point Clear, AL

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
RECEPTION — Ultra Premium Call Bar & Southern Roots Dinner Buffet
Grand Ballroom


Friday, June 29, 2018

8:00 a.m.
EXHIBIT BOOTHS OPEN 
Grand Ballroom

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
BREAKFAST BUFFET 
Grand Ballroom

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
MISSISSIPPI POLITICS IN 2018 & BEYOND — Sid Salter, Mississippi Journalist
Magnolia Ballroom

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER — U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo
Magnolia Ballroom

10:30 a.m.
ADJOURN & EXHIBIT BOOTH BREAKDOWN



*Agenda as of June 18, 2018; subject to change.






Keynote Speaker:
U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo




Stuart Andreason



Sidney "Sid" Salter



James Williams



Dr. Ruth Nichols



Andrew Mallinson



Denise Jones

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