Wednesday Forum on Health Care and Federal Stimulus at Indianapolis’ Downtown Sheraton

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, November 18, Ivy Tech Community College will bring local business, civic, and nonprofit leaders together to explore the impact of the stimulus package and proposed healthcare reform on the future of our Indianapolis, Indiana and United States economies. This Wednesday Forum on Health Care and Federal Stimulus will be held at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre in the middle of the Indianapolis downtown sector. Cost is $35 per person and includes lunch.
Featured speakers include economist Morton Marcus, director emeritus of the Indiana Business Research Center, and Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita. In addition, high-powered, interactive panels – one on the stimulus package and another on healthcare reform – will offer opinions from a wide-range of thought leaders, including, on the economic stimulus package, Gina Del Santo from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development; Nancy Chen from the U.S. Department of Labor; Patti Ayars, former HR director of Roche Diagnostics; Matthew Will from the University of Indianapolis; and Michael Evans, CEO of local life science firm AIT Laboratories. The effects of health care reform will be debated by Rob Hillman, president of Anthem, Indiana; Sam Odle, executive vice president of Clarian Health; Eric Wright of the IU Center for Health Policy; and ethicist Peter Schwartz.

The Excellence in Leadership Institute was established in 2008 to provide a forum for current and emerging leaders in Central Indiana to discuss relevant topics of leadership and issues affecting the Indianapolis business and Indianapolis nonprofit communities. The institute is open to the public. Advanced registration is required. Registration and additional event details are available at the Ivy Tech website or 317-921-4299.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 130,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. In greater Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College continues to be a major force for higher Indianapolis education and accordingly strengthens Indianapolis society on a wide scale.

The locale for this special Indianapolis event is perfect, exactly in the heart of the Circle City, right next to Indianapolis’ famous Monument Circle and within close walking distance of many of the foremost Indianapolis attractions, as well as Circle Centre Mall, the premier Indianapolis shopping destination.

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Excellence in Leadership Institute

“The Economy…What’s Next?”

Exploring the impact of the recession, stimulus package & healthcare reform.

November 18, 2009 • 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Register online here

The Sheraton at City Centre
31 W Ohio St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Visit the Sheraton at City Centre website

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