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Join us for the 2017 Indiana Summit for Economic Development
via Early Learning Coalitions

This event will bring together business, education, civic, and other community leaders to understand the business case for investment in early childhood and ways to develop and sustain an early learning coalition in your community.

Advance registration is required.

Date

June 5, 2017

Time

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Location

Monroe County Convention Center
302 South College Ave., Bloomington, IN

“The research evidence on the benefits of early childhood programs for the local economy is extremely strong."

- Dr. Tim Bartik

Keynote Luncheon Speaker

Dr. Timothy Bartik - Senior Economist, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Author of "Investing in Kids"

Dr. Tim Bartik, Senior Economist, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, nationally renowned expert, and author of Investing in Kids, will highlight how early childhood education supports workforce and economic development. Dr. Bartik’s research explores state and local economic development and local labor markets, including how early childhood programs impact local economies and job-creation programs.

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Erin Ramsey

Featured Speaker

Erin Ramsey

Erin Ramsey, Senior Manager for Mind in the Making at the Bezos Family Foundation, will present on the importance of early brain development for social and emotional skills.

Afternoon Sessions

  • Engaging key stakeholders
  • Understanding the current state with data
  • Developing a strategic plan
  • Continuous quality improvement
  • Family & community engagement

The day is full of speakers and sessions that are beneficial for all parties involved in a coalition, including businesses, providers, and funders. Even if you are just starting the process of creating an early learning coalition, your attendance is encouraged!

Hotel Information

The Courtyard Marriott Bloomington
To reserve your room simply book online with the link below or call the hotel at 812-335-8000 .

Visit the hotel website to book online

Resource Table

The Summit on Economic Development is a great opportunity to network and share resources. We will have a Resource Table available for attendees to leave brochures, event flyers, and other informational materials. Please plan for 500 attendees.

Register for the Summit today.

The Indiana Summit for Economic Development is sponsored by

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The Indiana Summit for Economic Development is presented by

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Event Details

Summit Objectives

Excite leaders about the opportunities available to link early learning to drive economic development.

Summit Objectives

Share information to equip and empower local leaders to enhance and strengthen coalitions.

Excite leaders about the opportunities available to link early learning to drive economic development.

Share information to equip and empower local leaders to enhance and strengthen coalitions.

Activate positive change at the local and state level.

Event Details

Excite. Share. Act.

Activate positive change at the local and state level.