Agenda
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New North Summit Agenda

“The New North Summit presentations stimulate ideas I can use in my business year over year. I always plan to attend every year.” –Summit attendee since 2009


7:00 a.m. – Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – Summit begins – National Anthem, performed by Joseph Scala

  • Welcome by John Schmidt, President and CEO for U.S. Venture, Inc.
  • Tim Hanna, Mayor of Appleton
  • ED Talk #1: Phil Flynn, President & CEO, Associated Bank
  • Tony Evers, Governor-elect of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation: Mark Hogan, CEO, WEDC

9:10 a.m. – Networking Break

9:30 a.m. – Summit Reconvenes

  • ED Talk #2: Mary Goggans, President, Encapsys
  • Workplace Excellence Award
  • St. Norbert Business Intelligence Survey Results: Jamie Lynch, PHD. St. Norbert College

10:30 a.m. – Networking Break

10:50 a.m. – Summit Reconvenes

  • ED Talk #3: Michelle Schuler, Manager TechSpark Wisconsin, Microsoft
  • Inspire Overview
  • Recognition of Summit Sponsors and Investors

12:00 p.m. – Lunch and Networking Break

1:00 p.m. – Breakout Sessions

  • NEW Manufacturing Alliance, Vitality Index Report
  • Advancing AI Wisconsin, Pioneers of Digital Disruption in Wisconsin
  • Northeast Wisconsin Consortium for Adult Education, Become North of what they expect: Learn ways to reveal your potential from a panel of successful senior executives, Doug Page, President & CEO, Performa, Inc., Angela Creel, Vice President of Enterprise Human Resources, Thrivent Financial, Jim Ransom, Retired President, Bemis Corporation, Bridget O’Connor, Owner and Principal, O’Conner Connective, LLC

2:30 p.m. – Closing Reception / Networking

4:00 p.m. – Event Concludes