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January 5, 2011
By Staff Report
Business, political and educational leaders from across Nevada – including representatives of all eight of the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions – will meet Friday, Jan. 7 to explore options to revive and diversify Nevada's economy.
“Nevada 2.0: New Economies for a Sustainable Future” is a statewide, day-long conference hosted by Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, Nevada State Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford and Assembly Speaker John Oceguera on the campus of UNLV. The program will explore successful economic development models from nearby states, and higher education played a core role in each of these models. The keynote presentation at noon will be delivered by Stan Jones, founder and president of the Complete College America initiative.
Additional speakers and moderators include:
The conference will be available via web stream. The full conference program is available at that link as well.