Forum Agenda

2018 Collective Community Impact Forum
Forum Agenda

October 12, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Point Park University

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Sponsored in part by UPMC, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, Flexable LLC, Idea Foundry, Aflac, Point Park University Rowland School of Business and Dept. of Community Engagement.

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9:30 - 10:00       Registration and Vendors

10:00 am           Opening Remarks

10:15 - 11:00     Creating Livable & Sustainable Business Communities

Moderator: Juan Garrett, Riverside Innovation Center
Fred Brown, The Forbes Foundation
Doris Carson Williams, African-American Chamber of Commerce
Sheri Collins, Office of Technology & Innovation, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Jennifer Wilhelm, Urban Redevelopment Authority Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Scott Wolovich, New Sun Rising

11:10 - 11:40     Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Moderator: Laura Freedman, Southpoint Wealth Mgmt & Pittsburgh Women’s Alliance
Community Economic Development: Danielle Davis, Davis Consulting Solutions
Economic Development: Allan Wampler, Synergy Real Estate Corporation
Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Community Revitalization: Pastor Brenda Gregg, Project Destiny, Inc. of Pittsburgh

Moderator: Helena Knorr, Ph.D, Point Park University Rowland School of Business
Economic Opportunities and Community Revitalization: Arthur T. Clinger, Bridgeway Capital
Equitable Development for Businesses and Communities: Doni Crawford, Neighborhood Allies
Community Based Economic Opportunities: Joshua Devine, Forth Economy Consulting

Innovate: Planning and Design
Moderator: Donna Jackson, Larimer Consensus Group
Master Planning: Susan Tusick, Tusick & Associates Architects, Inc.
Place Based Development Models: Jeff Raykes, Stuart Group Consulting, LLC
People Based Development: Derrick Tillman, Bridging the Gap Development, LLC

Collaborate: Community Wealth Through Capital
Moderator - Christine Pikutis-Musuneggi, The Musuneggi Financial Group, LLC
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund: Jason Jones, Wood Forest Bank
Self-Sustaining Practices for Black Communities: Mark Lewis, Poise Foundation
Triboro Ecodistrict Initiative: Brittany Reno, Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization

11:30am - 12:15pm – Lunch & Visit Vendors

Keynote Speaker: George Robinson II, Manager of UPMC Supplier Diversity

1:00pm - 1:30pm – Special Presentation and Community Discussion 
Closing Remarks
1:30pm - 2:00pm – Vending and networking 

Fred Brown Doni Crawford Jason Jones Mark Lewis Jeff Raykes
Fred Brown Doni Crawford Jason Jones Mark Lewis Christine Pikutis-Musuneggi Jeff Raykes
Derrick Tillman Susan Tusick Doris Carson Williams
Derrick Tillman Susan Tusick Allan Wampler Jennifer Wilhelm Doris Carson Williams Scott Wolovich