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September 30, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM ET
Program Agenda
9:00 AM
Opening Welcome Remarks and Acknowledgements

Dr. Carolyn Rudd, Chair, Board of Directors DC Chamber of Commerce
Larry Di Rita, Greater Washington Market President, Bank of America
Hon. Phil Mendelson, Chairman, DC Council
9:15 AM
Keynote Speaker Sheree Anne Kelly, President & CEO, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
9:30 AM
State of Business Recovery and Economic Development Panel presented by DMPED

Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio, DMPED
Hon. Kenyan McDuffie, Chair, Committee on Business & Economic Development
Hon. Anthony Williams, Executive Director, Federal City Council
Jack McDougle, President & CEO, Greater Washington Board of Trade
Yesim Sayin Taylor, Executive Director, DC Policy Center
Moderated by – Alex Orfinger, Washington Business Journal
10:30 AM
State of DC Health Panel presented by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Hon. Vincent Gray, Ward 7, DC Council Committee on Health
Mila Kofman, Executive Director, DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority (HBX)
Dr. Arnetta C. Arno, Director, Office of Health Equity, DC Health
Jacqueline Bowens, President & CEO, DC Hospital Association
Moderated by – Brian Piennick, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
11:30 AM
State of Education & Workforce Development Panel

Ron Mason, President, University of the District of Columbia
Dr. Michelle Walker-Davis, Executive Director, DC Public Charter School Board
Sylvia Burwell, President, American University
Dr. Lewis Ferebee, Chancellor, DC Public Schools
Moderated by – Deputy Mayor Paul Kihn, DME
12:30 PM
State of the District & Region Panel presented by Exelon

Hon. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, District of Columbia
Hon. Angela Alsobrooks
, Prince George’s County, Maryland
Hon. Marc Elrich, Montgomery County, Maryland
Katie Cristol, County Board Chair, Arlington, Virginia
Jeffrey McKay, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Fairfax County, Virginia
Moderated by – Michael Brice-Saddler, Washington Post
1:30 PM
Closing Remarks by Angela Franco, President & CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce
Recordings of the panels will be available to view after the program concludes