C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update - July 19

July 19, 2018

 

White House Announces Nominee for Census Bureau Director

The White House has announced Steven Dillingham as its nominee for the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau. Dillingham has experience leading smaller federal statistical agencies, including the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. He currently serves as the director of the Peace Corps Office of Strategic Information, Research, and Planning.

 

Featured Event

Monthly Webinar Series:

Strengthening Communities Through Grants and Incentives

September 25, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

The webinar will provide a brief primer on grants and incentives and discuss the role collaboration plays in finding and accessing grants to support community development. The presenter will also touch on how needs assessments and program design play a key role in both economic development and the grant acquisition process. The webinar will conclude with some case study examples of community strengthening, grant funded initiatives and a question and answer session. 

 

Presenter: 

Micki Vandeloo, GPC, President, Lakeview Consulting, Inc.

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

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Cities and the Vertical Economy

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ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)

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The Atlantic - The Rise and Fall of the Family-Vacation Road Trip

Brookings Institution - How Closures of Local Newspapers Increase Local Government Borrowing Costs

The Census Project - 2020 Census and Cybersecurity

SSTI - Loans for Innovation: MN Pilots a Rare Model

Featured Reports

Council of Economic Advisors - Addressing America's Reskilling Challenge

EDA - EDA 2017 Annual Report

University of Alaska Center for Economic Development - State of Entrepreneurship

Urban Manufacturing Alliance – The State of Urban Manufacturing: Cincinnati City Snapshot

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Data Visualization Of The Week

Inside America's Most Digital Counties of 2018

C2ER/LMI Institute Events

Annual Conference Sponsor Webinar:

The New Virtual Career Center: Connecting College and Careers: Presented by Geographic Solutions

July 26, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: FREE

Call for PMP Summit Presenters

Proposals due by August 3, 2018

To volunteer as a presenter, email Amanda Holmes

Monthly Webinar Series:

Strengthening Communities Through Grants and Incentives

September 25, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

2018 Projections Managing Partnership Summit

October 10-12, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Other Events

Bipartisan Policy Center

How States Use Data and Evidence for Policymaking: Current Trends and Future Opportunities

July 24, 2018

Washington, D.C. 

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Prosperity Now

Prosperity Summit

September 5-7, 2018

National Harbor, MD

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North East Regional Employment & Training Association

Developing a Talent Pipeline for the Healthcare Industry  

September 17-18, 2018

Scranton, PA

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Economic Development Administration

2018 RIS Program Informational Webinars

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