Select presentations from the Tri-State Development Summit.
For over 20 years the Summit continues to bring together Tri-State area leaders to define common issues; To develop an on-going dialogue to effectively address those issues; And to improve the quality of life of the entire tri-state region through economic development activities.
One Voice | One Tri-State Of Mind
Ray LaHood | Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and U.S. Representative for Illinois 18th Congressional District
Power of Partnerships and Innovation Through Collaboration. Working together in bipartisan efforts brought development to the tri-states and continues to bring economic success to our region. However, our work is not done and we must continue the regional approach to get things done.
Introductions by his son, Representative Darin LaHood of Illinois 18th District.
Workforce Solutions | impactful, educational presentations
Kyle Moore | Mayor, City of Quincy, IL
Topic: Jobs, jobs, everywhere a job… but where are all the people?!
Using popular cinema as a backdrop, Mayor Moore takes a look at nationally recognized and successful workforce solutions and how our communities can, and should, work together to develop a skilled labor force, attract new talent and retain not just workers, but residents to our hometowns.
Mississippi River Update
Mike Klingner, PE | President, Chief Engineer – Klingner & Associates, P.C. Chair – Upper Mississippi, Illinois & Missouri Rivers Association
“Without Flood Control, Nothing Else Matters” – Upper Mississippi River flood control history, obstacles and how we can work together to find solutions.
Missouri Sam Graves | U.S. Representative
Patrick McKenna | Director Missouri Department of Transportation