November 15, 2004 - Making Change: Strategic Frameworks for our Global Economy - REI

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 10/15/2004 - 16:28.
11/15/2004 - 07:30

Making Change: Strategic Frameworks for our Global Economy 

Sponsored by: The Center
for Regional Economic Issues and the SBC Foundation

Date & Time: Monday,
Nov. 15, 2004 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Ritz Carlton Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Description: On Monday,
November 15, REI will be holding its semi-annual meeting at the Ritz, sponsored
by the SBC Foundation.

The event includes between
150 to 200 civic entrepreneurs from throughout the region. They represent
business, education, nonprofits and government.

REI will launch a new model
of Open Source Economic Development which integrates the disciplines of
Appreciative Inquiry and the strategic framework developed by REI.

The Universities
Collaborative -- a group of NEO colleges and universities -- have been working
together over the last several months using this model of collaboration.

Join us for our regular
update meeting and get new insights into our evolving Innovation Economy in
Northeast Ohio. Learn more about the networks that are exploring the frontiers
of our regional economy.

Contact Information:

Betsey Merkel

The Center for Regional Economic Issues

Email: bmerkel [at] weatherhead [dot] cwru [dot] edu

Phone: 216-368-5540

Update: 11/08/04

Join
us! For "Making Change: Creating New Networks for our New
Economy
." Come to our
semi-annual REI meeting Monday, November 15 to learn about a new
model for Open Source Economic Development. You'll make new connections and get
up to speed on the latest research, tools and people for building your regional
and global business.

Meeting
Format:

7:30 A.M. - 8:15
A.M

Registration &
Breakfast

8:15 A.M. - 8:30
A.M.
Welcome

8:30 A.M. - 9:45
A.M.

Seminar
Speakers

Valdis Krebs, Social
Network Analysis, http://www.orgnet.com/

Laszlo Kozmon,
Collaborative Process, Novomont
Partners

June Holley, Entrepreneurial Network
Development, http://www.acenetworks.org/

Jack Ricchiuto, Appreciative Leadership, http://www.smartmeetingdesign.com/

Ed Morrison, Our
Universities Collaborative

9:45 A.M. - 10:00
A.M.
Break

10:00 A.M. -11:45
A.M.
Break Out
Sessions

Creative Arts &
Industries, Sustainable Business Development and Inner City Prosperity

12:00 A.M. - 12:45
P.M.
Lunch and
Q&A

Business
Panel

Connie Atkins,
Executive Director, Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO)
Bob Burford, Development Director, WKSU FM Radio, www.wksu.org/
Steve Cencula,
Partner, FORM, www.theformgroup.com

Dan Dahl, Executive
Director, EJ Thomas Hall, http://destinationdowntownakron.com/
Bill Doty, Doty & Miller Architects, http://www.dotyandmiller.com/
Ernest Johnson, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
David Moss, EDR Media, http://www.edr.com/
Laura Orkin, President Beachwood Chamber of Commerce, Envision Radio
Networks, Inc., http://www.envisionradio.com/about.html
Eileen Parmelee, Principal, Chagrin Falls School
District, http://www.chagrin-falls.k12.oh.us/

Jason Therrien,
Thunder::Tech, http://www.thundertech.com/about_us.asp
Moderator, Ed Morrison

12:45 P.M. -1:00 P.M.

Summations
& Next Steps

Featured
Publication

"Appreciative
Leadership: Building Sustainable Organizations",
by Jack
Ricchiuto

<>

An invitation to
reinvent leadership from a deficiency model to an appreciative one. It's a
wake-up call for leaders committed to creating organizations that inspire
passions and engage strengths. Receive your complimentary copy Nov.
15th. Read more: http://www.designinglife.com/

Logistics

When: Monday, November
15th

Time: 7:30AM-1:00PM/1:00PM-2:00PM Networking

Where: Ritz-Carlton
Cleveland, 1515 West Third St., Cleveland, Ohio
44113

Complimentary Valet
Parking

Cost:
$25.00

Register!
www.edpro.net/mc

Get your name on the
lunch count.

For updates, check out
our Wiki link: http://www.smartmeetingdesign.com/rei/index.php/Main/MakingChangeNovember15

Want
to get involved?

We still have openings
for discussion group moderators, assistants, internet scribes and event
volunteers. Email: bmerkel [at] weatherhead [dot] cwru [dot] edu

 

Location

Ritz Carlton Cleveland
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