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Chamber to Hold Economic Outlook Forum


7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Thursday, January 15
1800 University Drive North

Fargo Moorhead (ND/MN) – Held annually, the Chamber’s Regional Economic Outlook Forum gives area professionals the chance to hear a timely and comprehensive overview of our regional economy. The event features a panel of local subject-matter experts who will deliver detailed and informative overviews of important sectors of the area economy.

Charley Johnson of Valley News Live will emcee this year’s event. Local subject-matter experts scheduled to speak will include:
? Brian Walters, president of the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, will speak on international, national and regional economic trends and niche market opportunities within our regional economy.
? David Berg, president and CEO of American Crystal Sugar Company, will focus on the impact of agriculture and agribusiness in our region.
? Rick Kasper, president and COO of Global Electric Motorcars, L.L.C., will talk about manufacturing and using innovation to be leading edge and globally competitive.
? Michael Chambers, president and CEO of Aldevron, LLC, will speak on the impact of life science research on our region.
? James Lenz, director of John Deere Technology Innovation Center, Phoenix International Corporation, will address future trends and the region’s growing world class capability in embedded systems technology and business.

Directly following the presentations, speakers will be available for interviews. Business leaders and media personnel are encouraged to attend. The event is sponsored by Cass County Electric Cooperative, Inc. For more information, contact Tracy at 218.359.0515 or tracy@fmchamber.com.

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