2017 Toledo Regional

2017 Impact Ohio Toledo Conference

Friday, September 15
8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel

In 2017, Impact Ohio will hold its first regional conferences. At the Impact Ohio 2017 Toledo Conference, key government officials, business leaders, and community members will attend to learn more about issues important to the city.

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

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8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMConference Welcome
  • Jennifer Flatter, Chief Executive Officer, Impact Ohio
  • Tim Greenwood, Of Counsel, Spengler Nathanson and Chairman, Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMEmerging Smart Cities and Opportunities for the Region

Moderator

  • Katherine Moline, Assurance Associate, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and Vice Chair of EPIC Advisory Council

Panelists

  • Zack Huhn, President, Venture Smarter and Director, Regional Smart Cities Initiative
  • Jamie Sullivan, Digital Infrastructure Specialist, Internet of Things, AT&T
9:45 AM - 10:00 AMCoffee Break
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMA Conversation with Toledo's Mayoral Candidates

Moderator

Panelist

  • The top two vote getters in the mayoral primary
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMObservations from the Fourth Estate in the Age of "Fake News"

Moderator

  • Doni Miller, Host, Bridges on WTVG 13abc and Chief Executive Officer, Neighborhood Health Association

Panelists

  • Lee Conklin, Host, Conklin & Company on WTVG 13abc
  • Brent Larkin, Columnist and Retired Editorial Director, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • Tom Troy, Staff Writer, The Blade
12:00 PM - 12:15 PMBreak
12:15 PM - 1:30 PMPolitical Insight: The State of the Parties in Lucas County

Moderator

  • Benjamin Brown, Vice President, Commercial Lines, USI Insurance and Leadership Fund Chairman at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce

Panelists

  • Joshua Hughes, Chairman, Lucas County Democratic Party
  • Mark Wagoner, Ohio State Republican Central Committee Member for the 2nd District

Our Sponsors

The Success Group
Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Blade
Ohio Democratic Party
Ohio Republican Party
AT&T
First Energy
Mercy Health
Palmer Energy Company
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel