Welcome to the Levin College of Urban Affairs

2020 Chicago Regional EDA University Center Showcase

NOTE: Due to the current circumstances surrounding Covid-19 we have changed our in-person EDA UC Showcase in Cleveland, planned on June 9-10, to a series of Zoom Webinar sessions. See below for details. 


HOSTED BY: ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Center for Economic Development
EDA University Center
Cleveland State University

WHEN:

Tuesdays, June 9-June 30, 2020
• 8:00am (ET) to 11:00am
• Zoom Webinar sessions (must register to attend)
• Link to register or watch recordings:
​​​​​​​   Session 1: Jun 9 | Session 2: Jun 16 | Session 3: Jun 23 | Session 4: Jun 30


AGENDA:
​​​​​​​Tue, June 9: Session 1 - New Economic and Social Reality

Watch the recording here
(See links to presentations below)

| 8:00 AM Eastern |​​​​​​​
Welcome​​​​​​​:
• Iryna V. Lendel, PhD (Bio)
   Director, Center for Economic Development
   Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
• Forrest Faison, MD, ScD (hon), FAAP (Bio)
   Senior Vice President, Research and Innovation;
   Chief, Health Strategy, Cleveland State University
• Susan Brehm, Regional Director (Acting)
   Economic Development Administration Chicago Regional Office

| 8:15 – 9:30 AM |
Panel - New Economic and Social Reality
• Forrest Faison, Senior VP, Research and Innovation, Cleveland State University (Bio)
• Matt Waldo, Director of Research, JobsOhio (About JobsOhio) (Presentation)
• Carlann Unger, Economic Development Integrator, EDA Chicago Office (Presentation)

| 9:30 – 10:30 AM |
​​​​​​​University Center Highlights
Purdue University (Presentation)
     • Bo Beaulieu, PhD; Annie Cruz-Porter, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago (Presentation)
     • Janet Smith, PhD; Sean Connelly
University of Wisconsin-Stout (Presentation)
     • Randall Hulke; Dr. Renee Surdick

| 10:30 – 11:00 AM |
UC Highlights Q&A


 
Tue, June 16: Session 2 - Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses Restart in a New Economic Reality

Watch the recording here
​​​​​​​(See links to presentations below)

| 8:00 – 9:30 AM |
Panel - Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses Restart in a New Economic Reality
• Colette Hart, Senior Director, Centers for Outreach and Engagement,
   Monte Ahuja College of Business, Cleveland State University (Bio) (Presentation)
• Ethan Karp, PhD, President and CEO, MAGNET (Bio) (Presentation)
• Marco Grgurevic, Director, Minority Business Growth, Equity & Inclusion
​​​​​​​   Division, Greater Cleveland Partnership (About GCP) (Presentation)
​​​​​​​• Eric Hughes, Manager, Business Growth and Development, 
​​​​​​​   Greater Cleveland Partnership (About GCP) (Presentation)

| 9:30 – 10:30 AM |​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​University Center Highlights
University of Minnesota (Presentation)
     •​​​​​​​Bruce Schwartau
Ball State University​​ (Presentation)
     •Michael Hicks, PhD; ​​​​​​​Geoff Schomacker)
Rural Universities Consortium (Presentation)
       • Bowling Green State University (Russell W. Mills, PhD)
       • Ohio University (​Marty Hohenberger)

| 10:30 – 11:00 AM |
UC Highlights Q&A


 
Tue, June 23: Session 3 - The New Online Economy

Watch the recording here 
​​​​​​​( See links to presentations below)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​| 8:00 – 9:30 AM |
Panel - The New Online Economy
• Nigamanth Sridhar, PhD, Professor, Computer Science, CSU (Bio) (Presentation)
• Roberto Gallardo, PhD, Asst Director, Center for Regional Development; Community
   & Regional Economics Specialist, Purdue University-Extension (Bio) (Presentation)
• Andrew Thomas, Executive In Residence, Energy Policy Center,
   Cleveland State University (Bio) (Presentation)

| 9:30 – 10:30 AM |​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​University Center Highlights
•  University of Michigan-Flint (Presentation)
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​    • Troy Rosencrants; Nic Custer
•  University of Wisconsin-Madison (Presentation)​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​    • Kristin Runge, PhD; Tessa Conroy, PhD
•  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Presentation)​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​    • Laura Frerichs; Cheri Soliday; Marc Doussard

| 10:30 – 11:00 AM |
UC Highlights Q&A


 
Tue, June 30: Session 4 - New Wave of Opioid Epidemic & Other Social Assistance​​​​​​​​​

Watch the recording here 
​​​​​​​(See links to presentations below)

| 8:00 – 8:05 AM |​​​​​​​
Welcome
​​​​​​​• Roland V. Anglin, PhD, Dean and Professor, Levin College of Urban Affairs, CSU (Bio)

| 8:05 – 9:20 AM |​​​​​​​
Panel - New Wave of Opioid Epidemic & Other Social Assistance​​​​​​​​​
• Mark Schweitzer, PhD, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland​​​​​​​ (Bio)
   (Opioids and the Labor Market - working paper) (Presentation)
• Cathleen Lewandowski, PhD, Director, Center for Behavioral Health Sciences;
​​​​​​​   Director & Professor, School of Social Work, CSU (Bio) (Presentation)
• Michael Biscaro, PsyD, Chief Clinical Officer, Behavioral Health & Addiction 
   Medicine, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center (Bio) (Presentation)
​​​​​​​
| 9:20 – 10:00 AM |
​​​​​​​University Center Highlights
•  Michigan State University (Presentation)
​​​​​​​    • Jennifer Bruen; Angela Barbash (Revalue LLC)
•  Cleveland State University  (Presentation)
​​​​​​​    • Merissa Piazza, PhD

| 10:00 – 10:20 AM |
UC Highlights Q&A

​​​​​​​| 10:20 – 11:00 AM |
Q&A with the staff of the EDA Chicago Regional Office (Presentation)


If you have any questions please contact Matt Ellerbrock
(Office: 216.687.2452 | m.ellerbrock@csuohio.edu)