Coastal Economic Summit

August 22, 2019
Florence Events Center
715 Quince St.
Florence, OR
Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus, Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, City of Florence

Florence and the mouth of the Siuslaw from the air.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

In what has become an annual tradition, the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus, made of the state legislators from the coast, is sponsoring a coastal Economic Summit, a two-day event designed to discuss the region’s economy and communities.  The tradition has been to hold the summit at one of the tribal casinos on the coast.  This year will be somewhat different.  The event will be held at two venues.  While the first day’s activities on Aug. 21 take place at the Three Rivers Casino of the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians (see separate listing), on the second day, Thursday, Aug. 22, the conference moves to the Florence Events Center (715 Quince St.).

This year’s theme is “Infrastructure Investments:  A Collaborative Approach.”  Coastal Caucus membersTop of Form will share information about their 2019 legislative efforts to streamline, modernize and maintain the state’s infrastructure. These include but are not limited to: promoting housing and seismic resiliency; developing renewable energy and education; creating better systems to fund water infrastructure and; preparing rural communities for challenges accompanying our shifting energy landscape. 

The conference includes plenary sessions, debates, and networking opportunities. 

To register, go here

For more information about the event, contact Rosie Shatkin at 503-986-1705 or [email protected].

To contact the Three Rivers Casino to reserve rooms at the special conference rate, call 877-374-8377.

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