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Join us on Friday, October 22 in Dayton!

Impact Ohio will hold the Dayton Regional Conference on Friday, October 22, from 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The University of Dayton, Daniel J. Curran Place in The Meyer Room.

At the Dayton Regional Conference, panelists will explore three different public policy areas and guest speakers will offer remarks.

Policy panels include:

Redistricting: What it Means for Ohio and the Dayton Region

A panel of experts will discuss the importance of Ohio’s redistricting process. Panelists will focus on how the process is progressing and what it means for Ohio’s legislative and congressional districts as well as the Dayton region.

The Continuum of Workforce and Talent Policy

Even before the pandemic, there were discussions about redefining workforces and workplaces. In this panel, experts will discuss how our workforce is evolving and the role that education and training plays to ensure an excelling workforce.

Exploring the Impact of the American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law earlier this year to help with recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this session, panelists will discuss ARPA and how it can make an impact in the region in both the short and long term.

Speakers Include:

  • The Honorable Frank LaRose, Ohio Secretary of State
  • The Honorable Robert Sprague, Ohio Treasurer of State
  • The Honorable Randy Gardner, Chancellor, Ohio Department of Higher Education
  • Director Matt Damschroder, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
  • The Honorable Phil Plummer, Ohio House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Deborah Lieberman, Montgomery County Commissioner
  • The Honorable Jeffrey Mims, Candidate for Mayor of Dayton
  • Dr. Jason Pierce, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, University of Dayton
  • Jim Otte, Reporter and Producer of the WHIO I-Team, WHIO TV
  • Rennes Bowers, Candidate for Mayor of Dayton (invited)
  • Samantha Sommer, Investigative and Impact Team Director, Dayton Daily News
  • Stephanie Keinath, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Shannon Cox, Superintendent, Montgomery County Educational Service Center
  • Dr. Daniel R. Birdsong, Senior Lecturer & Experiential Learning Coordinator, Department of Political Science, University of Dayton

More speakers will be announced soon.

Register today!

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