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Main Street ND Summit to be Streamed Live
Post Date: Oct 28 2019

BISMARCK N.D. – Live streaming of the Main Street ND Summit scheduled for Oct. 29-31 in Bismarck will be available to view at Main Street Summit.
 
The live stream schedule will be as follows: 
 
Day 1, Oct. 29 
 
9-10:15 a.m.  Welcome – North Dakota Department of Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer Keynote – Gov. Doug Burgum 
10:30-11:15 a.m.  Breakout Session – 21st Century Workforce Trends 
Noon-1 p.m.  Luncheon keynote speaker – Gil Penalosa 
1:15-2 p.m.  Breakout session – Smart, Efficient Infrastructure 
2:15-3 p.m.  Breakout session – Placemaking and People–Building a Case Study 
3:30-4:40 p.m.  Keynote Speaker – Christopher Zimmerman                              
Closing–  Commissioner Michelle Kommer 
Day 2, Oct. 30   
8-9:10 a.m.  Welcome – First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum                           
Keynote speaker – U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams 
9:30-10:15 a.m.  Breakout session–1 Million Cups 
10:25-11:10 a.m.  Breakout session – Blue Zones 
12:15-1:15 p.m.  Keynote speaker – Jana Lynott 
1:45-2:30 p.m.  Breakout session – Rural Healthcare Challenges 
2:45-3:30 p.m. 
4-6 p.m. 
Food Access, Heath and the Economy 
Keynote speaker – Jaixai Reineke                                                       
Main Street Awards announcements 
Day 3, Oct. 31   
8-9:15 a.m.   Welcome–  Commissioner Michelle Kommer                              
Keynote – Ben Winchester 
9:30-10:15 a.m.  Breakout session – Workforce Attraction and Retention Strategies 
10:30-11:15 a.m.  Breakout session – Rural Recruitment: Otter Tail County Case Study 
11:45 a.m.-2:05 p.m.  Keynote speaker – Adam Vauthier                                              
Historical Society Award announcements                                   
Keynote speaker – Kim Huston                                                      
Closing – Gov. Doug Burgum 
2:15-3 p.m.  Breakout session – Innovations in Childcare: N.D. Best Practices 
 
 
The three-day interactive summit will serve as a forum for information on the community planning principles behind the three pillars of Governor Burgum’s Main Street Initiative: a skilled workforce; smart, efficient infrastructure; and healthy, vibrant communities. The goal is to help North Dakota compete in a 21st century economy in which rapid technological advancement is changing every job, industry and organization.  
 
North Dakota’s Main Street Initiative provides community leaders with direct access to tools and resources to capitalize on their community’s strengths and make sound planning decisions. These efforts help create vibrant communities that attract and retain the 21st-century workforce North Dakota needs to compete and succeed in a global economy. For more information or to register visit Main Street Summit.
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