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Legislative Conference

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Name: Legislative Conference
Date: September 7, 2022
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join the Chamber for a day of industry focused education, providing members with a unique opportunity to hear from leaders who will provide insights on the local, state, and national environment for key industries in Dubuque and the region. Find the full list of speakers below:

Morning Breakouts
Restaurants & Hospitality
Jessica Dunker - Iowa Restaurant Association & Iowa Lodging Association
Susan Farber - Dubuque City Council Member & Owner, Magoo's Pizza
10:30am - 11:45am

Finance, Insurance, & Law
Len Devaisher - President & COO of MidWestOne Bank
Scott DeSousa, President at the Friedman Group/Assured Partners
10:30am - 11:45am

Construction & Building Trades
Ben Hammes - Master Builders of Iowa
Jack Greacen - National Association of Realtors
Greta Haas - Iowa Association of Realtors
Jill Connors - Dubuque Economic Development Director
10:30am - 11:45am

Luncheon Panels
Allison Dembeck, Vice President of Government Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dustin Miller, Executive Director, Iowa Chamber Alliance
Molly Grover, President & CEO, Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce

Inflation and Economic Outlook
Allison Dembeck, Vice President of Government Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Thomas Walstrum, Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Afternoon Breakouts
Small Business/Retail
Matt Everson - Iowa State Director at National Federation of Independent Business
Jill Connors - Economic Development Director at City of Dubuque
Jayne Armstrong - Iowa District Director at Small Business Administration
1:15pm - 2:30pm

Manufacturing & Logistics
AJ Tucker - Tucker Freight
Tim Gould - National Association of Manufacturers
Rick Dickinson -Greater Dubuque Development Corporation
1:15pm - 2:30pm

Shelly Chandler - CEO of Iowa Association of Community Providers
Gary Collins - President & CEO of Crescent Community Health Center
1:15pm - 2:30pm
Hotel Julien Dubuque
200 Main Street
Dubuque, IA
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, September 7th
10:30am - 2:30pm
Contact Information:
Members: $25
Non-Member $50
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