Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Forum on Impact of Technology, Buying Habits, and Regionalism on Central Texas Economy Focus of November 8 Economic Perspectives

Posted by Hopeton on November 2, 2010

Heather McKissick will discuss Leadership Austin’s 2nd Annual fastforward Issues Forum – Rising from Recession: Central Texas Strong and Sustainable on the first segment of the November 8 edition of Economic Perspectives on KAZI 88.7 FM, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Listen live online at kazifm.org.  McKissick is the president of Leadership Austin.

Heather McKissick

The forum will feature policy makers, influencers, grass-roots activators, and Leadership Austin friends and alumni exploring the future of the Central Texas region in the following contexts:

  • Emerging Technologies and the Local Economy
  • Buying Habits and Their Impact: What’s the Next Big Thing?
  • The New Regionalism: Are we the next “Megaregion?”

Richard Florida, author of The Great Reset and The Rise of the Creative Class will be the keynote speaker.  To listen to an excerpt of an interview with Richard Florida about his book, The Great Reset, conducted on KAZI Book Review, click here: Richard Florida Interview Excerpt – 6 minutes, 44 seconds.

Leadership Austin is a non-profit organization where people of diverse backgrounds and experience come together to learn about civic leadership, engage in meaningful dialogue about important public issues, and collaborate to make a difference in Central Texas. Since 1979, thousands of individuals have graduated from the Leadership Austin Essential Class or enhanced their leadership capacities through its open enrollment programs.

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