Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Reimagining the Delta, Delta Regional Authority Annual Conference, June 23-25, New Orleans, LA

Reimagining the Delta, Delta Regional Authority Annual Conference, June 23-25, New Orleans, LA




Reimagining the Delta, Delta Regional Authority Annual Conference, June 23-25, New Orleans, LA.

Conference included a HRSA technical assistance workshop: Funding Opportunities and Resources for Rural Communities as well as a litany of great speakers including:
Pete Johnson, Co-Chairman, Delta Regional Authority;
Ron Crouch, director of the Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville;
Jon Roberts, managing director, TIP Strategies, Inc.
Rick Bragg, Author of All over but the Shoutin'; Ava's Man; Somebody Told Me; The Newspaper Stories of Rick Bragg; I Am a Soldier, Too: the Jessica Lynch Story; and the new The Prince of Frogtown;
Michael Barone, senior writer for U. S. News and World Report;
Sean Cummings, president, ekistics Inc., and chief executive officer, New Orleans Building Corp.;
Nicolas Perkin, co-founder and president of New Orleans Receivables Exchange; and
Governor Bobby Jindal, Governor of the State of Louisiana.
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