Our Breakout Sessions

Here are our breakout sessions for the upcoming Heartland 2050 Summit, March 22nd at The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center: Loess Hills Missouri River Region: Bringing Parks to People Teamwork and Collaboration Find out more about this amazing, collaborative, three county framework, that crosses jurisdictional, political and physical boundaries! The Loess Hills Missouri River Region…

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1 Million Cups Featuring Grace Thomas

Grace Thomas, Sustainability Analyst at Verdis Group, will be speaking about sustainability in startups at the Startup Collaborative for the weekly 1 Million Cups event March 21st from 9 am to 10 am. Grace joined the Verdis Group team in June of 2017. She recently earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Colgate University in central New…

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Heartland 2050 Summit: The Power of Collaboration

March 22nd, 2018 | 9 am – 2 pm Join us as we celebrate the Power of Collaboration in one action-packed day: We will consider new leadership possibilities within ourselves and our communities through an inspiring keynote from Paul Schmitz, CEO of Leading Inside Out. Spotlight local successful collaborative efforts via breakout sessions. Develop collaborative leadership skills by participating in…

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1 Million Cups Featuring Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado

Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado will be speaking about demographics/latino entrepreneurship at the Startup Collaborative for the weekly 1 Million Cups event, February 21st from 9 am – 10 am. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado was named Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska Omaha in October 2014. He is the chief student affairs officer with…

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Meet the Keynote, Paul Schmitz

We are excited to have Paul Schmitz at the upcoming summit to deliver the keynote address and run a hands-on workshop developing collaborative leadership skills. You can register for the summit here: https://h2050summit.eventbrite.com. Through his consulting firm, Leading Inside Out, and his role as Senior Advisor to The Collective Impact Forum, Paul Schmitz builds the collective…

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1 Million Cups Featuring Earl Redrick

Earl Redrick will be speaking about housing and home ownership at the Startup Collaborative for the weekly 1 Million Cups event, January 24th from 9 am – 10 am. Earl Redrick joined the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in December of 2002 and currently serves as the Field Office Director for…

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Executive Summary of Infrastructure White Papers

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Heartland 2050 Annual Report 2017

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H2050 Executive Committee Meeting Agenda

Heartland 2050 Executive Committee             MEETING AGENDA DATE: Wednesday, January 10, 2017 TIME: 8:00-9:30 LOCATION: MAPA Board Room   Welcome & Announcements – Tim O’Brien Chair Executive Committee Roundtable Discussion Summary Annual Report H2050 2018 Work Plan Updates  Smart Cities – Greg Youell MAPA Executive Director   2018 Summits – Karna Loewenstein – H2050 Project Coordinator   Equitable…

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Project Applications for the 2018 H2050 Mini-Grant Program due January 19

Heartland 2050 and the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) for the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area announce the Heartland 2050 Mini-Grant Program. This $330,000 annual program provides local jurisdictions with technical and financial assistance to support local governments in their efforts to create livable communities and support the Heartland 2050 vision. The Heartland 2050 Mini-Grant…

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