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Focus Forum 2017


Emerging Issues Forum 2018

 



SUMMARY

The Institute for Emerging Issues is excited to introduce its newest program of work –kidonomics: The Economics of Early Childhood Investment. This work will examine the connections between early childhood investments, North Carolina’s economy, and the development of a well-trained workforce. Kicking off a unique, two-year concentration on this important issue, we invite you to mark your calendars for a special Emerging Issues “Focus Forum” on this topic, next February 7, 2017, which will culminate in a grand finale Emerging Issues Forum on February 5-6, 2018.

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During the next two years, IEI will focus on the economics of early childhood investment. Preparing our youth today for the skills they will need tomorrow is crucial for their success as adults. But when exactly should we begin preparing our kids? Are there wider, long-term impacts on the economy and to a skilled workforce?

LOCATION AND PARKING

Institute for Emerging Issues
Hunt Library on NC State University
1070 Partners Way
2nd Floor, Duke Energy Halls A-D
Raleigh, NC  27606

Parking is free on this day only in the Oval West Parking Deck. You must print this “Focus Forum Parking Pass w/ Map” and display on your vehicle dash! (Directions to Hunt Library)

REGISTRATION DETAILS AND FEES

  • Forum registration opens at noon on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  There are no early-bird rates. This year’s Forum will be a one-day event.
  • The registration fee is $125 for general admission.

 


CANCELLATION POLICY

  • There will be a $50 processing/refund fee for any cancellations made on or before January 16, 2017.
  • If a cancellation is made on or after January 17, 2017, no refund will be issued. 

 

LODGING

The following hotels are located near the Convention Center and NC State University.  However, no rooms have been reserved for this event.

Raleigh Marriott City Center
500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
(888) 236-2427.

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421. S. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 834-9900

Hampton Inn and Suites Raleigh Downtown
600 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 825-4770

Clarion Hotel State Capital
320 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 832-0501

2100 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607

919-828-9900

Doubletree by Hilton
1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605
919-828-0811

The 2017 Emerging Issues Focus Forum, kidonomics, is now sold out. Get on the waitlist — register now!