iGearing up for 2017 conference season? Make sure to check out NP's own Kevin Hively at IEDC and APA. Kevin will be speaking at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Leadership Summit in January 2017 on the topic of ocean based economic development. Then, in May, he'll be speaking on Innovation Districts at the National American Planners Association Conference in NYC.
Ever wonder what advanced manufacturing is exactly? Or what it means for local economic development? NP's Kevin Hively and Ariana McBride co-authored an article in the current issue of Expansion Solutions Magazine on the state of advanced manufacturing. In addition to detailing industry trends, the article highlights several key economic development considerations for attracting advanced manufacturing including workforce availability, building stock and the implications of Industrial 4.0.
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