Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m. Registration, coffee and networking
8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
8:35 a.m. Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem:
  Ross DeVol, President and CEO, Heartland Forward; Fellow, Walton Family Foundation
  Mike Freeman, CEO, Innosphere; General Partner, Innosphere Fund
9:30 a.m. Growing Local Entrepreneurship Panel:
  Denton Crofts, President, Dev IQ
  Stephen Schramke,  CEO, FloodSimple
  Kayleen Cohen, Founder, Mountain Dog Media
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Growing the Local Economy: Tom Johnson, Director of Community Engagement and Economic Development, CSU
10:40 a.m. Growing Local Talent: Michael Santo, Cofounder and Partner, Bechtel Santo & Severn
11:00 a.m. Brunch
11:55 a.m. Growing Local Products: CBD Panel 
  Abe Rahmanizadeh, Cofounder & COO, Leafwell Botanicals
  Given Johnson, TBD, Lost Range
  John Kelly, TBD, The Hemp Foundry
  Steve Herron, TBD, Natural Path Botanical
  Chad Fleischer, CBD YUDAH
12:35 p.m. Growing Internationally: Ryan Nalty, Director of Strategic Partnerships, World Trade Center
12:55 p.m. Closing Remarks