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2022 Financial Forecast Forum Resource Page


Speaker Biographies

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Economic & Industry Perspectives Sarah Crane, Economist, Moody’s Analytics-SESSION RECORDING
Economic and Industry Perspectives – Crane HANDOUT

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Future Trends in Industrial Development, Manufacturing, and Automotive
David Boulay, President of the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center &  Bill Rinna, Director, Americas Vehicle Forecasts, LMC Automotive-SESSION RECORDING

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Future Trends in Employment and Labor Nicole Overley, Senior Manager, Human Capital – Workforce Transformation, Deloitte Consulting LLP Ben Gehrt, Attorney, Clark Baird Smith SESSION RECORDING

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break

12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Future Trends in Health Mike Wojcik, Senior Vice President/Principal, The Horton Group SESSION RECORDING

1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Break

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.  Real Estate Perspectives: Major Trends and Impacts Effecting Local Development in the Endemic-Covid World Stephen B. Friedman, President, SB Friedman, Moderator SESSION RECORDING

  • Multi-Family Residential – New Opportunities and Needs in Suburban Chicago Gail Lissner, CRE, Managing Director, Integra Realty Resources – Chicago
    2022 Multi-Family Residential – Lissner HANDOUT
  • Commercial Development Opportunities – Adaptive Use and Re-Use of Retail, Corporate Campus, and Office Properties in the Endemic-Covid World, Bob Burk, Founder and Managing Partner, Urban Street  Commercial Real Estate – Burk HANDOUT
  • Central Illinois – It’s not Just Rivian! EV, Supply Chain, and Agricultural Drivers of Growth, Change and Development, Christopher Setti, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council
    Economic Drivers in Central IL – Setti HANDOUT

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Dynamic Trends in the Current and Future Retail Environment Kelly Cofer, CEO, The Retail Coach SESSION RECORDING
Future of Retail – Cofer HANDOUT

ICMA Practice Areas: 6 (Strategic Leadership) and 12 (Financial Management and Budgeting)

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