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Chris Abele - State of the County
10/04/16 12:00 PM

Tuesday Speakers Register

Memorial Hall

County Executive Chris Abele will present to Rotarians an executive summary of his proposed 2017 budget. Highlights of the budget presentation will include: investments in transit, parks, public safety, mental health reform, and infrastructure; debt reduction efforts; economic and workforce development initiatives; Bus Rapid Transit; and new revenues. As well, the county executive will discuss the County’s overall improved fiscal health. The county executive will take questions from Rotarians on the budget proposal. 

Blake Moret - CEO, Rockwell
10/11/16 12:00 PM

Tuesday Speakers Register

Memorial Hall

The IOT is transforming manufacturing, creating a competitiveness that will drive growth not only in manufacturing, but in the broader U.S economy.  Rockwell Automation – the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information -- is at the center of this transformation helping global manufacturers be more productive, sustainable and competitive.  However, there is a misconception among the next generation of talent that manufacturing is a gritty, low-tech industry, resulting in a significant workforce gap.  Milwaukee Public Schools and other schools around the world are working closely with the private sector to solve this problem through efforts to train and inspire students, teachers and parents about exciting careers in manufacturing.  Blake Moret, CEO of Rockwell Automation, will share details.
 

Ray Cross - President, UW System
10/18/16 12:00 PM

Tuesday Speakers Register

Memorial Hall

UW System President Ray Cross will share 2020FWD, the strategic framework based upon listening sessions held throughout the state.  Nearly 5,000 citizens - including business leaders, students, families, faculty and staff, and community leaders - provided their input about what they need and want from UW institutions.  Two of the biggest concerns:  college affordability and developing the workforce of tomorrow.  Learn how 2020FWD initiatives will help address those issues.  The four key areas of focus in 2020FWD are: Educational Pipeline, University Experience, Community and Business Mobilization and Operational Excellence.

UN Day Program
10/25/16 12:00 PM

Tuesday Speakers Register

Memorial Hall

Carl Gershman - President, National Endowment for Democracy.