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2023 Illinois Financial Forecast Forum Resource Page

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Speaker and Moderator Biographies

CPE form for Virtual Attendee

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8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast

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

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Economic & Industry Perspectives CM | 1.0 Thomas Walstrum, Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

10:15 – 11:30 a.m. Future Trends in Employment/Labor Relations Ben Gehrt, Attorney, Clark Baird Smith

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Future Trends in Healthcare Mike Wojcik, Executive Vice President & Shareholder, The Horton Group

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Real Estate Perspectives: CM | 1.5

Major Forces, Trends and Initiatives That Will Impact Our Communities
Stephen B. Friedman, Founding Partner, SB Friedman, Moderator

National Forces That Will Impact Illinois Communities
Mary Ludgin, Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Research, Heitman Real Estate Investment Management

Illinois Initiatives Creating Development Opportunity for Communities, Jason Horwitz, Director, Policy Development, Planning and Research, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Tammie Grossman, Director, Development Customer Services, Village of Oak Park
Ronan Remandaban, Executive Managing Director, Bradford Allen

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Dynamic Trends in the Current and Future Retail Environment CM | 1.0
Kelly Cofer, CEO, The Retail Coach

The Forum program addresses the following ICMA Practice Areas: 6 (Strategic Leadership) and 12 (Financial Management and Budgeting)
The American Planning Association – Illinois Chapter is providing (CM) continuing education credits for AICP Certified Planners.

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