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2019 Impact Ohio Toledo Conference

Thursday, March 14
8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel

At the Impact Ohio 2019 Toledo Regional Conference, key government officials, business leaders, and community members will discuss issues important to the region.

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

8:00 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration, Networking & Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMConference Welcome
8:45 AM - 9:00 AMWelcome from the Mayor
9:00 AM - 9:15 AMPriorities & Plans for Ohio's 49th Treasurer of State
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMImproving Childhood Experiences to Improve Communities

Moderator

Panelists

10:15 AM - 10:45 AMKeynote Address
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMCoffee Break & Networking
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Road Ahead: Solving Ohio's Transportation & Infrastructure Issues

Moderator

  • Brian Dicken, Vice President, Advocacy and Public Policy, Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce

Panelists

  • Tim Brown, President, Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments Leadership (TMACOG)
  • Nicole Busey, Member of Governor’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Infrastructure and Tax Director Indirect Tax Compliance & Planning, Marathon Petroleum Company LP
  • Greg Lawson, Research Fellow, Buckeye Institute
  • Chris Runyan, Coalition Member, Fix Our Roads Ohio
12:00 PM - 12:30 PMLunch, Networking, & Recognition of Elected Officials and Sponsors
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMThe Future of Lake Erie & the Quality of Our Water

Moderator

  • Tom Henry, Environmental-Energy Writer, Toledo Blade

Panelists

  • Crystal M.C. Davis, Policy Director, Alliance for the Great Lakes
  • Jordan Hoewischer, Director of Water Quality and Research, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
  • Dr. Gary Pierzynski, Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University
  • Frank Szollosi, Great Lakes Climate Policy Director & Regional Field Director at National Wildlife Federation

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