Strategic Visions for the Region's Economic Development

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250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

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Strategic Visions for the Region’s Economic Development
A Panel Presentation
November 8, 2017
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Cal U Executive Conference Center, North Wing

Please join us for a panel presentation on strategic visions for the region’s economic development. Presenters will discuss existing strategic visions, as well as plans and initiatives supporting future development.

Mr. Lew Villotti

Director Planning & Development, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
Vice President Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation
Topic: A Strategic Plan for Southwestern Pennsylvania

Mr. Christopher Whitlatch
Chief Executive Officer, Mon Valley Alliance
Topic: The Mon Valley Alliance: Vision and Initiatives

Dr. Sarah Meiss
Associate Professor, Biological and Environmental Science
Topic: Sustainable Agricultural Initiatives to Build Local Food Systems 

Dr. Mark Lennon
Associate Professor of Management
Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Topic: The Role of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 

Dr. Paul Hettler
Professor, Business and Economics
Chair, Department of Business and Economics, Cal U
Topic: Envisioning a Rural Economic Data Center

This event is free and open to the public.

Please RSVP so that we can accurately assess space needs (email: or phone: 724-938-4053).

The Northern Appalachian Network exists to connect people who live and work in the region, who care about its past and future and want to exchange ideas and information. Please visit our web site and let us know if you would like to join us: 

Wednesday, November 08, 2017


Pamela Twiss

Phone: 724-938-4053


Free and Open to the Public

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