Thursday, October 31, 2019
11:30am – 1:30pm
Hartford Public Library: Center for Contemporary Culture
Combined with fixed expenses in the State’s budget, slow or no growth puts real pressure on the Connecticut’s ability to invest in infrastructure and meet educational and human services needs. What initiatives should Connecticut take to accelerate economic growth in a way that improves rather than exacerbates income inequality?
Moderator Jay Williams, President, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Peter Gioia, Chief Economist, PGEcon LLC
Keith Phaneuf, State Budget Reporter CT Mirror
David Souder, Interim Dean, UConn School of Business
Representative Jason Rojas, 9th House District, Chair, Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee
Glendowlyn Thames, Deputy Commissioner, CT Department of Economic and Community Development
Matthew Nemerson, Vice-President, Budderfly Inc. and Past President CT Technology
Light lunch: 11:30am-12:00pm; Panel Discussion: 12:00-1:30pm.