Tuesday, January 12, 2021
10:00am – 3:30pm MST | Online via Zoom Meeting
Hosted by the University of New Mexico and UNM Rainforest Innovations
The purpose of the event is to continue our statewide dialogue about ways to grow our New Mexico economy and our innovation ecosystem.
Themed, “New Mexico 2030,” the goal is to convene stakeholders (public, private and non-profit) from across New Mexico. Recognizing the progress that the state has made to date, the Summit will envision economic growth in New Mexico. The summit will build on New Mexico Chamber of Commerce’s strategic plan “Driving New Mexico’s Future: Empowering a Competitive Economy in a Post-Pandemic World“.
Speakers and Moderators:
Learn more about the speakers and moderators here.
Welcome by Garnett S. Stokes, UNM President:
Presentation of the NMCC “Driving New Mexico’s Future” Report by Rob Black, President & CEO, New Mexico Chamber of Commerce and Ted Abernathy, Principal & Founder, Economic Leadership
Research Universities in New Mexico
National Laboratories in New Mexico
Keynote Presentation by Dr. Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University – The Role of Public Universities in State-wide Economic Development
Keynote Reflections by Mayor Tim Keller, City of Albuquerque
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
(January 12, 2021, 1:30-2:15pm)
Breakout sessions were held to further discuss ideas and share your comments on the specific strategies from the New Mexico Chamber of Commerce’s strategic plan Driving New Mexico’s Future. More information on the breakout session is linked below.
Break-out Room #1 – To address the challenge of insufficient skilled workers
Breakout Room #2 –To address the top concern of stakeholders and improve overall regulatory business climate
Breakout Room #3 – To take advantage of the state’s location, respond to corporate needs and spread opportunity more broadly
Breakout Room #4 – To acknowledge rapid change and take advantage of emerging opportunities
Breakout Room #5 – To align business needs, higher education assets and government efforts to efficiently grow the New Mexico economy and raise the prosperity of the state’s citizens
Breakout Sessions Report Out
Thank you to the Summit Steering Committee for all their planning efforts!
Rob Black, President & CEO, New Mexico Chamber of Commerce
Dale Dekker, AIA, AICP, Founding Principal / Architect, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
Carrie Freeman, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Second Muse
James Holloway, Ph.D., Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, UNM
Lisa Kuuttila, CEO & Chief Economic Development Officer, UNM Rainforest Innovations
Scott Lopez, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, Bank of America
Mitzi Montoya, Ph.D., Dean, Anderson School of Management, UNM
Cara Michaliszyn, Director of Economic Development, UNM Rainforest Innovations
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the event.