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September 2017
INDUSTRY FOCUS: MANUFACTURING SECTOR INNOVATION, GROWTH, SUSTAINABILITY & GLOBALIZATION
MANUFACTURING SKILL-AUTOMATION-TECHNOLOGY:  HOW TO STAY COMPETITIVE IN THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE
September 14, 2017
Rosemont, IL
Join Global Midwest Alliance for a program featuring a discussion examining the manufacturing industry. Speakers will cover a number of topics that are current and relevant to the evolution of the manufacturing industry. 

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING ROUNDTABLE: MANUFACTURING SECTOR
September 14, 2017
Rosemont, IL
Executive Briefings are events open to Global Midwest Alliance partners and stakeholders BY INVITATION ONLY. The briefings bring together a select roundtable group of 10-12 C-Suite executives who share a common industry focus to network, discuss issues and trends, collaborate on solutions and provide thought leadership which will drive the Alliance’s industry programming.


​October 2017
PSLO NETWORK ANNUAL ENERGY SECTOR MISSION 
INTEGRATING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT 
October 23-25, 2017
Washington, DC
The Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Network invites you to a joint mission focusing on the energy sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions specifically designed to provide an opportunity for the private sector to Initiate a dialogue with the project officers responsible for energy sector projects; Understand project requirements and constraints; and assess opportunities to compete on IFI-financed tenders in the energy sector; and engage with IFI staff on the experience, solutions and interests of international energy firms working in emerging markets.  


November 2017
ANNUAL MIDWEST AGRICULTURAL CONFERENCE
November 28, 2017
Chicago, IL 
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is hosting a conference to examine Midwest agriculture’s ties to the global economy.  This conference will inform and bring together those interested in issues surrounding agricultural trade and the global economy.  At the conference, experts from academia, industry and policy institutions will discuss trends in agricultural exports and their impact on the Midwestern economy, as well as the role of global demand for Midwest agricultural products.  The goals of the conference include understanding the linkages between agricultural exports and farm income; assessing the primary drivers of agricultural trade; exploring policies that affect agricultural trade; and discussing the impacts of agricultural trade on the Midwestern economy.


December 2017
ANNUAL HOLIDAY NETWORKING RECEPTION
December 14, 2017
Chicago, IL
Holiday networking fundraiser to support Global Midwest Alliance as we celebrate another year of successful programming and kick off our calendar of events for 2018. All proceeds will fund the educational and mentoring programs that Global Midwest Alliance, a not-for-profit educational organization, provides to Midwest.innovators and entrepreneur. 


January 2018
2018 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCH
January 9, 2018
Chicago, IL
Global Midwest Alliance and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will host a discussion focused on the forces that are currently shaping the U.S. expansion as it enters 2017. Keynote speaker William Strauss, a Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 1982, will discuss the major sectors of the economy and provide the Federal Reserve's forecast along with his perspective on economic activity.