Read IEDC's New Whitepaper: "Economic Resilience: Your Competitive Edge"

At its 2019 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, the International Economic Development Council held a free workshop on economic resilience. This workshop provided a valuable opportunity for disaster-impacted communities to learn more about economic development principles and their relationship to economic resilience as well as different approaches to addressing economic disruptions.  

The event’s speakers included:

Dennis Alvord, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs, U.S. Economic Development Administration 
Rodrick Miller, CEO, Invest Puerto Rico 
Linda Cruz-Carnall, Regional Director, U.S. Economic Development Administration Philadelphia Regional Office 
Sue Southon, FM, Senior Technical Specialist, ICF International 
Kamal Latham, CEO, U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority 
Allison Larsen, CEcD, Principal, TadZo 
Jared Arnett, Executive Director, Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR) 
John R. Zakian, CEcD, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Minot, North Dakota 
Leann Hackman-Carty, CEO, Economic Developers Alberta

 IEDC’s new whitepaper, “Economic Resilience: Your Competitive Edge” builds on the presentations and discussions featured at this session.

Click Here to Download "Economic Resilience: Your Competitive Edge"


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