34th Annual Kentucky Institute for Economic Development Course

SPONSORED BY:  UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, GATTON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, DON & CATHY JACOBS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION CENTER

PRESENTED BY:  KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (KAED)

Date: August 19-22, 2019
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, Lexington Green, 245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503
Cost: $645 by July 22 | $695 after July 22
For more information:  Contact Kentucky Association for Economic Development (KAED) at 502-227-9653

The Kentucky Institute for Economic Development offers intensive training in the basic principals of economic development. The Institute's objective is to meet the needs of persons working in the development field as professionals or volunteers in both the public and private sectors.

This course is designed to equip participants with the tools necessary to compete aggressively and successfully for new development in their communities.

This course is ideal for:

  • Local development organizations
  • Chamber of Commerce directors
  • Industrial and commercial facility managers
  • Contractors
  • Realtors
  • Planners
  • Developers
  • Officers of financial institutions
  • Engineers
  • Public utility representatives
  • Government officials
  • Concerned citizens

The faculty is composed of practitioners and academicians of recognized, long-standing experience in economic development. They focus heavily on practical economic development strategy - a shirt-sleeves, how-to approach.

2019 KIED Agenda (subject to change):

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

7:15 AM–7:45 AM                 BREAKFAST AND CHECK-IN
7:45 AM–8:00 AM                 ORIENTATION AND REVIEW OF THE DAY’S PROGRAM

8:00 AM–9:00 AM                 NEW WORLD OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

9:00 AM–9:15 AM                 BREAK

9:15 AM–10:15 AM               NEW WORLD OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Continued)

10:15 AM–10:30 AM             BREAK

10:30 AM–11:30 AM             ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

11:30 AM–12:30 PM             GET ACQUAINTED LUNCH

12:30 PM-1:30 PM               ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Continued)

1:30 PM-1:45 PM                 BREAK

1:45 PM-2:45 PM                 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MARKETING

2:45 PM-3:00 PM                 BREAK

3:00 PM-4:00 PM                 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MARKETING (Continued)
4:00 PM-4:15 PM                 BREAK

4:15 PM-5:15 PM                 BUILDING A MORE EFFECTIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

7:15 AM-7:45 AM                  BREAKFAST
7:45 AM-8:00 AM                  REVIEW OF THE DAY’S PROGRAM

8:00 AM-9:00 AM                  BUILDING A MORE EFFECTIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
(Continued)

9:00 AM-9:15 AM                  BREAK

9:15 AM-10:15 AM                BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION

10:15 AM-10:30 AM              BREAK

10:30 AM-11:30 AM              BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION
(Continued)

11:30 AM-12:30 PM              LUNCH / FREE TIME

12:30 PM-1:30 PM                STRATEGIC PLANNING
   

1:30 PM-1:45 PM                  BREAK

1:45 PM-2:45 PM                  STRATEGIC PLANNING
(Continued)

2:45 PM-3:00 PM                  BREAK

3:00 PM-4:00 PM                  ETHICS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

4:00 PM-4:15 PM                  BREAK

4:15 PM-5:00 PM                  ETHICS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Continued)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

7:15 AM-7:45 AM                  BREAKFAST
7:45 AM-8:00 AM                  REVIEW OF THE DAY'S PROGRAM

8:00 AM-9:00 AM                  WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
     

9:00 AM-9:15 AM                  BREAK

9:15 AM-10:15 AM                WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
(Continued)

10:15 AM-10:30 AM              BREAK

10:30 AM-11:30 AM              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

11:30 AM-12:30 PM              LUNCH / FREE

12:30 PM-1:30 PM                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
(Continued)

1:30 PM-1:45 PM 
              
BREAK
1:45 PM-2:45 PM                  ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SMALL BUSINESS CREATION

2:45 PM-3:00 PM                  BREAK

3:00 PM-4:00 PM                  ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SMALL BUSINESS CREATION
(Continued)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

7:15 AM-7:45 AM                  BREAKFAST
7:45 AM-8:00 AM                  REVIEW OF THE DAY’S PROGRAM

8:00 AM-9:00 AM                  REAL ESTATE ISSUES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

9:00 AM-9:15 AM                  BREAK

9:15 AM-10:15 AM                REAL ESTATE ISSUES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
(Continued)

10:15 AM-10:30 AM              BREAK

10:30 AM-11:30 AM              FINANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

11:30 AM-12:30 PM              LUNCH / FREE TIME

12:30 PM-1:30 PM                FINANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Continued)

1:30 PM-5:00 PM                  SIMULATION EXERCISE – SELECTING A COMMUNITY AND A SITE AS A MEMBER OF A CORPORATE

5:00 PM                                 GRADUATION CERTIFICATES

Sponsored by:

Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
International Economic Development Council