Business & Finance Forum

Schedule Overview

2022 Summer Business and Finance Forum - June 21, 2022

7:00 AM

7:45am - 9:00am: Breakfast and Check-In

9:00 AM

9:00am - 9:15am: Welcome and Housekeeping

9:15am - 9:30am: Sponsor Recognition, MITC

9:30am - 10:15am: Session TBD

10:00 AM

10:15am - 11:15am: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (MN-DEED) Update: Learn how Minnesota’s labor market continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, with an emphasis on labor force and industry trends, hiring demand, and projections. This session will also highlight the challenges faced by employers and job seekers as our labor market tightens, as well as the state’s workforce with disabilities.

Speaker: Tim, O’Neil, Regional Labor Market Analyst, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

11:00 AM

11:15am - 12:15pm: Minnesota Management and Budget Program: Learn about the guiding principles used in developing the state’s November and February spending forecasts and events emerging since the release of the forecast. These forecasts set the financial baseline for state government. During the presentation, special consideration will be given to how the state forecasts medical assistance, the largest expenditure in the HHS budget, with a concentration on matters related to home and community-based services.

Speaker: Joshua Riesen, Executive Budget Officer, Minnesota Management and Budget

12:00 PM

12:15pm - 1:15pm: Lunch

1:00 PM

1:15pm - 1:30pm: Sponsor Recognition

1:30pm - 3:30pm: Minnesota Department of Human Services Education and Update
Speaker(s): DHS Staff

3:00 PM

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Exhibitor Break

4:00 PM

4:00pm - 5:00pm: 2022 Legislative Session Review: Sara Grafstrom will review the 2022 legislative session, provide detailed information about what was passed, what happened with ARRM’s legislative priorities and what we can expect in the months ahead.

Speaker: Sara Grafstrom, ARRM

5:00 PM

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Reception
Location: Meadows Restaurant and Patio

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2022 Business & Finance Forum