Register Today for the CONNECT Our Future Joint Consortium Event: August 27, 2015

A joint meeting of the CONNECT Our Future Consortium – both Program and Policy Forums – will be held on Thursday, August 27 at the US National Whitewater Center  (5000 Whitewater Center PKWY, Charlotte, NC 28214). The event will celebrate the accomplishments of the CONNECT project and look ahead to 2016.  

The following speakers will join us at the Joint Consortium meeting:   

  • Keynote Speaker:  Joe McKinney, Executive Director, National Association of Development Organizations (NADO)  
  • Astrid Chirinos, Chief Development Executive, Latin American Economic Development Corporation
  • Dwayne S. Marsh, Senior Advisor, HUD Office of Economic Resilience
  • Leslie Mozingo, Owner and CEO, Strategics, a firm specializing in government relations and strategy development.  

The event will kick-off at 4:30 p.m. (formal agenda is forthcoming) followed by a networking reception at 6:30 p.m. Attendees of the CONNECT meeting are also invited to stay for a live music concert hosted by the Whitewater Center and part of the Center's River Jam Concert series.  Parking costs for the event will be waived for CONNECT meeting attendees and their guests. 

Space is limited. To register online please visit The registration deadline is Friday, August 7.

Please contact Emily Parker, Senior Planner for Centralina, at with questions or for more information.     

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