The Basic Course

July 17 - 21, 2022  *  Silver City, NM

Course Schedule

  • The registration cost for in-person participants includes meals, snacks and refreshments.
  • For virtual participants, all presentations will be live via Zoom, unless otherwise indicated.
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Day 1 - Sunday, July 17th
12:00 - 1:00p Registration on site and online
1:00 - 1:30p Welcome / Introductions / Course Orientation
1:30 - 2:30p Perspectives of Economic Development - Kenny McDonald, CEcD (Virtual Presentation)
2:30 - 2:45p Break
2:45 - 3:45p NMEDD Plan & Execution - Alicia Keys
3:45 - 4:00p Break
4:00 - 5:00p Intro to Stragetic Planning - Mark Lautman, CEcD
6:30p Dinner @ President’s Home Legislative Discussion led by Rep. Patty Lundstrom, CEcD
Day 2 - Monday, July 18th
8:00a Breakfast
8:30 - 10:45a Managing an EDO - Rep. Patty Lundstrom, CEcD
10:45 - 11:00a Break
11:00a - 12:00p Understanding Your Community - Noreen Scott, CEcD
12:00 - 12:30p Lunch
12:30 - 2:00p Community Development - Noreen Scott, CEcD
2:00 - 3:00p Strategic Planning - Mark Lautman CEcD
3:00 - 3:15p Break
3:15 - 4:45p Community Assessment Panel
6:30p Dinner @ Jalisco’s
Day 3 - Tuesday, July 19th
7:30a Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00a BR&E - Eric Canada, CEcD
10:00 - 10:15a Break
10:15 - 11:45a Business Attraction - Danielle Casey, CEcD
11:45 - 1:15p Lunch and Border Activity – Jerry Pacheco
1:15 - 3:45p Research & Statistics - Danielle Casey, CEcD
3:45 - 5:15p Small Business & Entrepreneurship - TBD
6:00p Dinner on the Commons
Day 4 - Wednesday, July 20th
7:30a Breakfast
8:00 - 10:15a Workforce Development - Eric Canada, Jerry Shalow, Pat Vanderpool, CEcD
10:15 - 10:30a Break
10:30 - 11:30p Finance – Mark Barbash, CEcD (Virtual Presentation)
11:30a - 12:30p Financing Deals - Johanna & Deborah
12:30 - 2:00p Lunch - Discussion of Deal Structuring
2:00 - 4:00p Real Estate – Jim Smith
6:00p Dinner @ Bear Mountain Lodge
Day 5 - Thursday, July 21st
7:30a Breakfast
8:00 - 10:30a Marketing - Guillermo Mazier
10:30 - 11:00a Discussion of Marketing Plans
11:00a - 12:00p Visitor Driven Economic Development - Jen Schroer
12:00 - 2:00p Lunch - Next Steps
2:00 - 3:00p Ethics – Jenny Mistovitz, CEcD
3:00 - 3:15p Break
3:15p Graduation & Presentation of Certificates

"The New Mexico Basic Economic Development Course provides a great foundation for the concepts and principles of economic development.  The content is well-rounded and the leadership and presenters are incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. It left me wanting to take my ED education further."

Susann Mikkelson
NMSU Cooperative Extension Service - 2020

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The Basic Course

July 17-21, 2022
Silver City, New Mexico

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