Register for the 2019 Economic Outlook Summit

The 2019 Economic Outlook Summit is scheduled for Friday, September 6, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to Noon at the East Stroudsburg University Mattioli Recreation Center.

The Summit will be hosted by Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., President of ESU. The program will include featured presentations, the Monroe 2030 Action Team Report and the sixth annual Monroe County Economic Scorecard.

Sponsorships available: Contact Lianna DeSantis, Director Corporate and Foundation Relations, ldesantis1@esu.edu, (570) 422-3179

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Summit Agenda

7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking 

8:00 a.m. Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., President, East Stroudsburg University, Welcome

8:15 a.m. MONROE 2030 UPDATE and SCORECARD PRESENTATION:

  • Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., President, East Stroudsburg University
  • Matt Connell, Ph.D., Dean, Northampton Community College – Monroe Campus
  • Gary Olson, CEO, ESSA Bank & Trust
  • Kurt R. Bauman, Vice President, Community & Economic Development Services, NEPA Alliance
  • Monroe County Commissioners: John Moyer, John Christy, Charles Garris

9:00 a.m. Monroe 2030 Team Updates: Public Health, Youth Entrepreneurship, Collaboration, Sustainability, Workforce Development, Business Development, Housing, and Marketing 

9:45 a.m. HOSPITALITY and TOURISM:  Chris Barrett, CEO, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau,  interviewed by Sylvester Williams, Dean, ESU College of Business and Management 

10:15 a.m. Break 

10:30 a.m. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Chuck Leonard, Executive Director, Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation, interviewed by Gary Olson, CEO ESSA Bank & Trust 

11:00 a.m. WORKFORCE/EDUCATION: Keynote Speaker Ashley Putnam, Director, Economic Growth & Mobility Project, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 

11:30 a.m.  Q&A Discussion 

11:45 – Closing Remarks: Dr. Welsh

Sponsorships available: Contact Lianna DeSantis, Director Corporate and Foundation Relations, ldesantis1@esu.edu, (570) 422-3179

Economic Outlook Summit Logo

Summit Agenda

7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking 

8:00 a.m. Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., President, East Stroudsburg University, Welcome

8:15 a.m. MONROE 2030 UPDATE and SCORECARD PRESENTATION:

  • Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., President, East Stroudsburg University
  • Matt Connell, Ph.D., Dean, Northampton Community College – Monroe Campus
  • Gary Olson, CEO, ESSA Bank & Trust
  • Kurt R. Bauman, Vice President, Community & Economic Development Services, NEPA Alliance
  • Monroe County Commissioners: John Moyer, John Christy, Charles Garris

9:00 a.m. Monroe 2030 Team Updates: Public Health, Youth Entrepreneurship, Collaboration, Sustainability, Workforce Development, Business Development, Housing, and Marketing 

9:45 a.m. HOSPITALITY and TOURISM:  Chris Barrett, CEO, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau,  interviewed by Sylvester Williams, Dean, ESU College of Business and Management 

10:15 a.m. Break 

10:30 a.m. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Chuck Leonard, Executive Director, Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation, interviewed by Gary Olson, CEO ESSA Bank & Trust 

11:00 a.m. WORKFORCE/EDUCATION: Keynote Speaker Ashley Putnam, Director, Economic Growth & Mobility Project, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 

11:30 a.m.  Q&A Discussion 

11:45 – Closing Remarks: Dr. Welsh

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Economic Development & Entrepreneurship
East Stroudsburg University
(570) 422-7920
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