Webinar Series: Disruption | Driving Innovation | Embracing Economic Change
CCAC, in partnership with the Alliance for Regional Development, started a webinar series in March 2020 focused on the Covid-19 Pandemic. In June 2020, the webinar series was rebranded to focus on "Disruption", "Innovation", and "Embracing Economic Change". The webinars provide an opportunity for change agents to share information and answer audience questions. View recordings of these important conversations below:
Andrea Zopp, CEO, World Business Chicago “COVID Recovery and a Global Strategy for a Strong Future”
Brad Henderson, Founding CEO, P33, “Building an Inclusive Tech Ecosystem”
Chancellor Thomas Keon & Dean Niaz Latif, Purdue University Northwest “Creating a Cybersecurity Hub”
Susana Mendoza, Illinois State Comptroller, “Driving Fiscal Recovery Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Mark Rust, Healthcare Expert, "Gutting the ACA in the new Supreme Court term?"
How Amtrak Service Cuts Threaten the Regional Economy: A Conversation with MIRPC Leaders
Michael Edwards, President and CEO of Chicago Loop Alliance, “The State of the Chicago Loop”
Matthew Wells, Interim CEO, One Region, "Midwest Renaissance & One Region’s New Opera-Singing CEO"
NWI Small Business Development Center and RDC Leaders: "Keep Your Business in Business"
Karin Norington-Reaves, CEO, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership)
Clarence Hulse, Executive Director, Economic Development Corporation, Michigan City (EDCMC)
Jesse Ruiz, Deputy Governor of Illinois for Education
Melissa Hughes, Secretary of Commerce, "Wisconsin: A State and Local Update"
Lou Raizin, President of Broadway In Chicago, "Chicago Open? Not Without Culture"
Metropolitan Planning Organization Leaders Provide Insights Into Metro Areas Within the Mega-Region
Shia Kapos, POLITICO Reporter, How IL Moves Forward Amid Pandemic, Social Unrest & Economic Meltdown
Sol Flores, Deputy Governor in the Pritzker Administration
Racial Injustice, Equity, and What You Can Do to Make a Difference
Luke Bosso, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Jon Barela, CEO, Borderplex Alliance, "The Borderplex Region: Gateway of trade for the Americas"
Webinar Series: Pandemic Programming
Insights & Information for Today and What's Next
CCAC, in partnership with The Alliance for Regional Development, started a webinar series at the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Guest speakers shared important insights and answered questions submitted by the audience. View recordings of these important conversations below:
Paul Corty, Founder and Managing Partner, Fog COVID-19
Professor Thomas Mockaitis, "Understanding the Great Influenza Pandemic"
Courtney Thompson, "Communicating in Uncertain Times"
CCAC Member Meetings
CCAC Member Meetings are hosted monthly and are exclusive to CCAC Members in good standing. View recordings of a subset of our past events below: