2022 MLC Economic Development Committee Meeting
Sessions were held in July in conjunction with the 76th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference (MLC).
Among this year’s topics: tech-led economic development and state initiatives that strengthen career pathways in fields related to science, technology, engineering and math, particularly among young people from groups typically under-represented in these areas.
Presentations from the 2022 committee meeting and related sessions
- “Innovation and Technology-Led Economic Development” | Trent Armbrust, Chief Strategy Officer, Kansas Department of Commerce »
- “Innovation and Technology-Led Economic Development” | Andy Schlapp, Director of Government Relations, Wichita State University »
- “K-12 Initiative in Kansas” | Jessica Rodas, Program Manager, K-12 Initiative »
- “American STEM Initiative” | Jeff Weld, Executive Director, Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council »