State Chamber Economic Development Summit

State Chamber Economic Development Summit

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 11:45am

Chamber's Economic Development Summit 


On Dec. 2, the Nebraska Chamber will host a summit at the La Vista Embassy Suites Conference Center to spotlight opportunities and challenges facing Nebraska in the areas of infrastructure, housing and other key areas of economic development.  Planned highlights include a keynote address from Creighton University economist Dr. Ernie Goss; insight from experts who have been successful in bringing new housing to the state; and a look at Nebraska's highway needs -- and possible ways to pay for them.  The summit will begin at 11:45 a.m. and will conclude by 3 p.m.  Cost to attend is $95 for State Chamber members (includes lunch) or $125 for non-Chamber members.  To register, contact the State Chamber at (402) 474-4422 or e-mail Charlie Volnek at

11:45 a.m. - Welcome and Lunch: State Chamber Board Chair, Kim Russel


12:15 p.m. -  Keynote Speaker – Dr. Ernest Goss Creighton University Economist

 1:00  p.m. - Break

 1:10  p.m.  - Nebraska INFRASTRUCTURE Issues: Low Income and Market Rate Housing Challenges and Solutions

 2:00 p.m. - Update on Vision Nebraska:  Joseph Young, Nebraska Chamber Vision Nebraska

 2:10  p.m. - InfRastructure and Economic Development 

 3:00 p.m. - Adjourn