Keynote Speakers Announced
The Fourth Annual Nevada Economic Development Conference takes a hyper-focused look at Nevada’s super-charged business and economic development trends, networks and ideas that are defining the new Nevada economy from Aug. 20-22, 2018 at the Atlantis Casino & Resort in Reno, NV.
Along with multiple workshop tracks covering trends and opportunities in Agribusiness, Economic Development, Manufacturing, Transportation/Infrastructure and Workforce Development there are four timely keynote speakers on emerging business topics:
Raj Sisodia: Co-founder of Conscious Capitalism International
Conscious Capitalism produces businesses that are good, ethical, noble and heroic. By joining or supporting this ethos you can help create a world in which business is both practiced and perceived as the greatest force for good. Sisodia helps companies make sure they are focused on long-term value creation for all stakeholders.
Michael Tchong: Ubertrends: How Trends and Innovation are Transforming Our Future
Driving trends that reinvent markets, Tchong inspires attendees by dissecting opportunities that exploit market shifts, in particular massive “Ubertrend” waves. He focuses on the disruptions prompted by social media, technology and innovations that are reshaping our world. His trademark motto is, “I help you catch the next wave before it catches you.”
Peter Kageyama: For the Love of Cities
Peter Kageyama is the author of “For the Love of Cities: the Love Affair Between People and Their Places.” He is a grassroots engagement strategist who speaks all over the world about bottom-up community development and the amazing people who are making change happen. He reminds people to be emotional about their cities because when we add the human part to the mix, they get solutions that have heart, that have emotional depth, that move people’s souls.
Mike Nager: Industry 4.0 and the Rebirth of American Manufacturing
Nager has enabled US manufacturers to compete on the world stage by providing them with advanced industrial controls and automation systems that increase productivity and reliability of the finished product. He will address how workforce development needs are changing with the new manufacturing paradigm and your next co-worker could likely be a robot.