2017 Business Conference & Annual Meeting

2017 Business Conference & Annual Meeting

November 16, 2017

Speaker Backgrounds

The speakers for this year's Business Conference & Annual Meeting will share trends that are driving the economy and how do we best position Minnesota to take advantage of those trends, especially as it relates to workforce challenges in this state. The morning will be filled with local and national information and take-aways for you to apply to your own organization.

Welcome
Todd Paulson, vice president & CFO, RTP Company
 
Minnesota Ready: The 2017 Launch of Minnesota Business Benchmarks
Doug Loon, president, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
 
Opening Speaker:
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist, Leuthold Group
 
Minnesota's Talent Pool: How Does Minnesota Compare in Developing, Maintaining and Recruiting Our Talent?
Susan Brower, Minnesota state demographer, Minnesota Department of Administration
 
A New Look at Workforce: Businesses Share Creative Ways They are Adapting and Innovating with the Workforce Shortage and Challenges
Panel:
Sarah Meyerring, Talent Sourcing Specialist, CHS, Inc.
Brian Kalinoski, manager, human resources, Polaris Industries, Roseau Manufacturing
Rob Otos, senior vice president - operations, The ALARIS Group, Inc.
Moderator:
Alissa Henriksen, president, Grey Search + Strategy
 
Annual Meeting Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Ensuring Minnesota is Ready in an Age of Automation
Tim Pawlenty, former Governor of Minnesota and CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable