TIMEEVENT
7:30 – 8:30 amVIP Breakfast (Invite Only)
8:00 - 8:45 amGuest Arrival / Health & Safety Check / Coat Check / Registration / Breakfast
8:45 – 8:55 am Welcome Remarks, David Lehman & Alexandra Daum
8:55 – 9:05 am Luke Bronin
Mayor of Hartford
9:05 – 9:15 amNed Lamont
Governor, State of Connecticut
9:15 – 9:45 am “The Role of the State” Paul Romer, NYU Professor, Nobel Laureate & Former Chief Economist at the World Bank
9:45 – 10:30 am“Federal Support for Local Businesses” Cindi Bigelow, President and CEO, Bigelow Tea;
Alejandra Castillo, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
10:30 – 10:45 amCaffeine & Phone Break
10:45 – 11:30 pm “Buzz Session w/ CT Entrepreneurs” Moderate by Andre Swanston;
CEOs: Gloria Kolb, Jennie Ripps, & Max Kothari
11:30 – 12:15 pm “Housing & Real Estate: Why CT? Why Now?" Moderated by Peter Denious ;
Developers Randy Salvatore, Ted Ferrarone, & Carlos Mouta
12:15 - 12:45 pm“The Future of Finance” Moderated by David Lehman;
Barry Silbert, Founder & CEO, Digital Currency Group
12:45 pmClosing Remarks
12:50 - 2:00 pmGrab & Go Lunch & Marketplace

Agenda is DRAFT and subject to change.