2017 Impact Ohio Cincinnati Conference

Thursday, October 5
8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel

In 2017, Impact Ohio held its first regional conferences. At the Impact Ohio 2017 Cincinnati Conference, key government officials, business leaders, and community members discussed issues important to the city.

At the conference, attendees heard first-hand from government leaders, political analysts, pundits, and policy experts on issues that affect their community.

8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMConference Welcome
  • Jennifer Flatter, Chief Executive Officer, Impact Ohio
  • Jason Kershner, Vice President of Government Affairs, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMObservations from the Fourth Estate in the Age of "Fake News"

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9:45 AM - 10:00 AMCoffee Break
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMOpiates: New Solutions for Attacking the Epidemic

Moderator

  • Shannon Jones, Warren County Commissioner and Executive Director of Groundwork Ohio

Panelists

  • Lori Criss, Chief Executive Officer, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers
  • Denise Driehaus, Commissioner, Hamilton County
  • Dr. Shawn Ryan, President, Ohio Society of Addiction Medicine and Chief Medical Officer, Brightview Health
  • Representative Robert Sprague, Member, Ohio House Finance Committee and Finance Subcommittee on Health & Human Service
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMSmart Cities and the Future of Transportation

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  • Brendon Cull, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce

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12:00 PM - 12:15 PMBreak
12:15 PM - 1:30 PMKeynote Luncheon: Political Insight: The State of the Parties

Moderator

  • Brian Hodgett, Director Ohio Government & Community Relations, Procter & Gamble

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