Past Conferences

We plan and host meetings that have impact on the future of the environment and our community.

charting new waters

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Sponsors:
United Way of Racine County
Goals:

To review 2018-19 program data, review 2019-20 continuous improvement strategies, and discuss volunteer recruitment.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - Thursday, July 26, 2018
Sponsors:
Ceres
Goals:

Ceres holds an annual retreat to convene our Board of Directors in a two-day meeting at a remote location to dive deep into our organization's programs and operations.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Sponsors:
Racine County
Goals:

Tesla, Google, Apple, Amazon... These are just a handful of manufacturing and technology companies that located to the Reno, Nevada region in the last five years. Due to this economic boom, Nevada is the #3 State for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, with the Reno-Sparks region adding between 7,000 and 10,000 new jobs annually.

Amid the unprecedented economic growth and success, the region faces serious challenges in the areas of talent attraction and development, transportation, and housing. This community briefing and following conference is being held to facilitate networking, relationship building and information sharing between the Racine, Wisconsin and Reno, Nevada communities. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Community Briefing: Is Southeastern Wisconsin the Next Reno, Nevada?
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Reno to Racine: A Deeper Dive and Local Discussion
Bill Thomas
Assistant City Manager, City of Reno
 
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
 
John Thurman
CEO, Nevadaworks
 
Jason Soto
Chief of Police, City of Reno
 
Zachary Kumler
CEO, Alpha Roster
 
Aaron West
CEO, Nevada Builders Alliance
 
Local Perspective: Melvin Hargrove
Uplift 900 Project Manager, Racine County
 
Local Perspective: Mario Martinez
Uplift 900 Task Force Member & CEO, Marz Ins
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
Sponsors:
Zetema Project
Goals:

The national healthcare conversation is highly polarized, poorly informed, and dominated by competing special interests. The Zetema Project is a diverse group of healthcare leaders from various political persuasions as well as representatives from major industry stakeholder segments that meets regularly to debate key healthcare issues. The purpose of the June 2018 meeting is to inform the public dialog and build relationships among influential executives, policy makers, and journalists.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Sponsors:
Call2Recycle
Goals:

Quarterly Board of Directors' Meeting

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