2018 North State Economic Forecast Conference

Oroville, California
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Small Business Breakout Track

Breakout Session One: Regulation Changes Effecting Small Businesses 
Panel: Tom Scott, State Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
          Sandy Linville, Director, Oroville Chamber of Commerce

Breakout Session Two: Financing & Trends for Small Businesses 
Panel: Rabobank
          Tammy Laizure, USDA Rural Business Development

Breakout Session Three: Understanding Your Competitive Advantage
Speaker: Sean Morgan, Managing Partner, Castle-Side Partners

Local Government Breakout Track

Breakout Session One: Looming Government Pensions and Its Impact on Government Services 
Speaker: Pete Constant, Reason Foundation

Breakout Session Two: Government Finance and Trends
Speaker: Pete Constant, Reason Foundation

Breakout Session Three: Government Efficiency and Effectiveness 
Speaker: Chris Constantin, Assistant City Manager, City of Chico

Healthcare Breakout Track

Breakout Session One: Uncertainty with the Affordable Care Act- What will happen if it is repealed?
Panel: Oroville Hospital
  Dr. Robert Eyler, Sonoma State University

Breakout Session Two: Telehealth
Speaker: Oroville Hospital

Breakout Session Three: Robotics
Speaker: Oroville Hospital

Agriculture Breakout Track

Breakout Session One: SGMA Regulation Changes 
Panel: Paul Gosselin, Director, Butte County Water and Resource Conservation 
   Ted Trimble, General Manager, Western Canal Water District

Breakout Session Two: Finance and Trends 
Speaker: Tod Kimmelshue, Branch Manager, Golden State Farm Credit

Breakout Session Three: Labor Shortages and How To Address Them


Contact Information

  • Phone: 530-898-4598
    Email: mweaver8@csuchico.edu

Payment Instructions

  • Please register online through the registration link. All major credit cards are accepted.

    If you need to pay with a check, please contact Meagan Weaver at 530-898-3851 or mweaver8@csuchico.edu

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