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DPP Professional Development Series: Five Steps to Accelerate Economic Growth in Connecticut (Panel Discussion)

Thursday, October 31, 2019
11:30am – 1:30pm

Hartford Campus
Hartford Public Library: Center for Contemporary Culture

Combined with fixed expenses in the State’s budget, slow or no growth puts real pressure on the Connecticut’s ability to invest in infrastructure and meet educational and human services needs. What initiatives should Connecticut take to accelerate economic growth in a way that improves rather than exacerbates income inequality?

Moderator: Jay Williams, President, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Panel Members: Peter Gioia, Chief Economist, PGEcon LLC; Keith Phaneuf, State Budget Reporter, CT Mirror; David Souder, Interim Dean, UConn School of Business

Reactors: Representative Jason Rojas, 9th House District, Chair, Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee; Glendowlyn Thames, Deputy Commissioner, CT Department of Economic and Community Development; Matthew Nemerson, Vice-President, Budderfly Inc. and Past President, CT Technology

Light lunch: 11:30am-12:00pm; Panel Discussion: 12:00-1:30pm

RSVP at https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8wATxcKKCcxktF3 by Monday, October 28, 2019.

Contact:

maura.maloney@uconn.edu

Public Policy Department (primary), Hartford Campus, UConn Master Calendar

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