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2018 OEDA Summer Conference

June 8


2018 Oregon Economic Development Association Summer Conference
June 8th, 2018 | Corvallis, OR

Summer Conference Signature Sponsor: Oregon State University

June 7 – Pre-Conference Training Session & Networking Reception
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Business Recruitment and Lead Generation Professional Development Training, Courtyard Marriott
*Information and Registration for the Training session can be found HERE.
4:00 – 5:15 pm OEDA Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 – 7:00 pm Pre-Conference Reception Social, Courtyard Marriott 4th Floor Terrace (Appetizers and no host bar)
June 8 – OEDA Summer Conference
8 am – 4:30 pm Courtyard Marriott, Ballroom
Conference Agenda
8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am OEDA President, Sarah Means
Welcome City Manager, Mark Shepard, City of Corvallis
Breakfast Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ed Ray, President, OSU
“OSU – A University for All of Oregon”
9:30 am 2018 Legislative Update, Rocky Dallum, Tonkon Torp
10:15 am Urban Renewal: A Tool for Economic Development
11:00 am Business Oregon Equity & Inclusion/Infrastructure Update
Panel: Bryant Campbell, Daniel Holbrook and Melissa Murphy
12:00 pm Lunch Keynote Speaker: Tim Weber, Global Head of 3D Materials & Advanced Applications, HP Inc.
“The Future of 3-D Printing”
1:30 pm Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network / ROI
Panel: Mark Lieberman, OSU Advantage Accelerator; Caroline Cummings, RAIN; Janet Solo Rodriquez, Business Oregon; and Melissa Murphy, Business Oregon
2:45 pm Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Mitzi Montoya, Dean, OSU College of Business
3:30 pm Building a Beverage Cluster Overview & Tastings
Panel: 2 Towns Cider, Block 15, 4 Spirits, Nectar Creek, and OSU
4:30 pm Conference Adjourned
**Summer Conference Rate: $95 OEDA Members $135 Non Members
**Members of the Washington Economic Development Association (WEDA) may purchase tickets at the OEDA MEMBER price as part of a partnership between OEDA and WEDA. In turn, OEDA members may enjoy member pricing for WEDA conferences.


June 8