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Conference Schedule & Transcripts

Lancaster Economy Forum: Toward a Research Agenda Saturday, October 30, 2004 - Stahr Auditorium, Stager Hall

 Conference Schedule & Transcripts


Welcoming Remarks
John Fry

Welcoming Statement

President , Franklin & Marshall
Bruce Pipes

Welcoming Remarks

Provost, Franklin & Marshall

8:45-9:35 AM
Poster Panels on the Lancaster Economy

Jonathan Barford, Manav Patnaik, Russel Turnquist, Jessica Schmidt, Ahmad Sheikh

Measuring Up Lancaster's Performance

Franklin & Marshall Students

Antonio Callari

Director, Local Economy Center & Sigmund M. &  Mary B. Hyman Professor of Economics, Franklin & Marshall

9:30-10:15 AM
The Local Economy Center and the Lancaster Economy Atlas
Berwood Yost Transcript
Director Floyd Institute, for Public Policy, & Dirctor , Center for Opinion Research, Franklin & Marshall
Antonio Callari

Introduction to Lancaster Economy Atlas

Director, Local Economy Center & Sigmund M. & Mary B. Hyman Professor of Economics, Franklin & Marshall

10:20-11:50 AM
Views from the Street: Wall Street, Main Street, and Prince Street
Moderator: Sean Flaherty Introduction
David Nikoloff Transcript
Secretary/Treasurer, Economic Development Company of Lancaster County
Scott Sheely Transcript
Executive Director, Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board
Sean Flaherty Transcript
Professor of Economics; Local Economy Center, Franklin & Marshall
Questions & Answers

1-2:30 PM
 Entreprenuers and Communities in the Global Local Economy
Moderator: Antonio Callari Introduction of Eric Page
Erik Pages Transcipt
President, EntreWorks Consulting
Moderator: Antonio Callari Introduction of Gar Alperovitz
Gar Alperovitz Transcript
President, National Center for Economic and Security Alternatives

Questions & Answers

Product Networks and Community Economies: The Example of the Lancaster Food System
Moderator: Eliza Reilly Introduction
Director, Center for Liberal Arts & Society, Franklin & Marshall
Julie Graham Globalization and the Local Economy
Professor of Geography, University of Massachusetts; Director, Community Economies Project
Linda Aleci Central Market and Lancaster's Community Food System: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities
Associate Professor of Art and Art Histroy; Local Economy Center, Franklin & Marshall
Katherine Shea Transcript currently unavailable
Research Associate, Empower Partners
Questions & Answers

4-5:15 PM
Toward a Research Agenda: Community Panel and Audience Feedback
Moderator: Antonio Callari Introduction
Ronald T. Bailey Transcript
Executive Director, Lancaster County Planning Commission
Daniel Betancourt


President & CEO, Community First Fund
Rod Houser Transcript
Community Mennoite Church of Lancaster County
Charles Maneval Transcript
Director, Economic & Community Development, Lancaster City
Tom Baldrige Transcript
President, Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Question & Answer