|June 11, 2012|
Chandler & ASU Host Economic Summit Aimed at Solutions
Chandler, AZ-- The City of Chandler and Arizona State University have partnered to present a results-oriented Economic Summit, featuring a blue ribbon line up of industry leaders, presentations and workshops.
Top community, government and business leaders will discuss the importance of the Industrial base in Arizona at the ASU/Chandler Economic Summit from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Avenue.
Each segment of this summit will revolve around professional research on challenges facing Arizona, with the goal of finding solutions. By the end of the summit, priorities and working groups will be established to address each challenge, along with lists of volunteers and leaders ready to take action on solutions.
The day begins with a welcome and introduction from Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny, ASU Associate Vice President for Economic Affairs Todd Hardy, and Chandler Economic Development Director Christine Mackay.
The opening presentation will set the stage with the release of a new study by the Seidman Research Institute, “The Economic Base of A