State of Our State 2012
SAVE THE DATE FOR 2013 CONFERENCE: NOV. 19
Marriott Phoenix Airport, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Details coming soon
2012 Conference: A Wake-Up Call
The Arizona Republic: Experts: School key to recovery
Arizona Week featured several key individuals at the 2012 State of Our State Conference, with host Michael Chihak talking economic development, innovation/competition, and Career and Technical Education with:
- Dr. Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University
- Sapna Gupta, senior policy analyst at Morrison Institute for Public Policy
- Ken Western, chief author and researcher of the Morrison Institute report, Arizona's Economic Development Landscape: Charting a Unified Course
- Kate McDonald, principal of Metro Tech High School in Phoenix
- Paul Luna, president and CEO of the Helios Education Foundation
Morrison Institute Distinguished Associate Don Budinger interviews U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl prior to the State of Our State Conference 2012.
Kyl, who is retiring from the U.S. Senate, was to speak at the conference but was called to Washington, D.C., to help try to avert the "Fiscal Cliff" debt/budget crisis.