There is still time to register for REDI's "What's Up in Eastern Idaho!" Fourth Annual Conference! to be held on Friday, October 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Waterfront, Snake River Landing, Idaho Falls.
This is a conference you will not want to miss!"What's Up in Eastern Idaho!" Fourth Annual Conference Tickets, Fri, Oct 20, 2023 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite
AGENDA9:00 – 9:15 a.m. WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS - Teresa McKnight, CEO of RED 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIPS: THE STORY BEHIND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ELEVATE IDAHO - Lori Manning, Idaho State Director, APEX Accelerator 9:45 – 10:35 a.m. PANEL: THE VALUE OF A UNIVERSITY DEGREE - GROWING TALENT Rick Aman, President, College of Eastern Idaho Lori Barber, Vice President, Student and Academic Affairs, College of Eastern Idaho Adam Bradford, Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Idaho State University Sid Palmer, Associate Academic Vice President for Learning and Teaching, Brigham Young University Dr. Indy Charit, Interim CEO, University of Idaho - Idaho Falls Campus 10:35 – 10:45 a.m. MORNING BREAK 10:45 – 11:35 a.m. PANEL: WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR NON-CARBON RESOURCES Bear Prairie, General Manager, Idaho Falls Power John Anderson, Economic Development & Innovation, Idaho Power 11:35 – 11:55 a.m. SPECIAL INNOVATION AWARD TO BE PRESENTED TO AN EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL LEADER 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. BREAK FOR LUNCH (boxed lunches will be provided) 12:30 – 1:30 P.M. KEYNOTE: “Building Communities of Innovation” - Jeff & Taylor Woodbury, Woodbury Corporation 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. PANEL: Cybersecurity in Eastern Idaho – A Wealth of Resources to Help Protect and Defend from Cyberattacks Rita Foster, Infrastructure Security Strategic Advisory, Homeland Security, Idaho National Laboratory Sean McBride, Director of the Informatics Research Institute, Idaho State University Michael Haney, Ph.D., CISSP, Director, Intermountain Center for the Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure (IC3I) and Associate Professor of Cybersecurity Computer Science and Technology Management, University of Idaho Steven Rigby, Professor, Brigham Young University - Idaho Brady Bloxham, Entrepreneur & Cybersecurity Expert Moderator: Eleanor Taylor, Program Manager – University Partnerships & Workforce Development National & Home Security Directorate, Idaho National Laboratory 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN THE TRIPLE CROWN (3 – 200 MILE RACES)! Michael McKnight, The Low Carb Runner 3:30 – 3:45 p.m. - DOOR PRIZE & GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS 3:45 – 4:00 p.m. - CLOSING REMARKS R. Scott Reese, Chair of REDI’s Board of Directors