the future of northern New England's smaller post-industrial cities

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Lake Opechee Inn Conference Center
62 Doris Ray Court
Laconia, New Hampshire, 03246
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's New England Community Development Advisory Council (CDAC), in partnership with the Laconia Area Community Land Trust,offsite Granite United Way,offsite and the City of Laconia, NH,offsite cordially invites you to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's 2014 New England Community Development Advisory Council's Regional Convening.

The 2014 Regional Convening will include members of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston leadership, the New England Community Development Advisory Council, New Hampshire's state & local governments, regional and community-based organizations, and private-sector partners. We will convene in Laconia, New Hampshire, for an interactive, cross–sector discussion that includes the following:

  • An economic update by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren;
  • A moderated discussion of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's research on post-industrial smaller cities and the potential for replication of the Federal Reserve's Working Cities Challenge in other New England communities; and
  • A presentation on NH's Universal Children's Savings Account model championed by state representative and education committee chairperson Mary Gile.  
  • Agenda
  • Registration

Agenda

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Registration
9:00 Welcome
9:30 Economic Update/Q&A
Eric Rosengren, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
10:00 Postindustrial Cities Research/Lessons Learned & the FRBB's Working Cities Challenge
Moderator: Prabal Chakrabarti, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
11:30 New Hampshire Children's Savings Account Model Presentation
State Representative Patricia Lovejoy, HB 1146 Legislative Study Committee Member
12:30 pm

Lunch & Networking

Registration

Registration is now closed.