Second KINETIC Forum Focused on the Future of Transportation Infrastructure

The future of transportation infrastructure is around the corner and leaders within the Kansas City transportation industry are taking note.

On April 22, 2016, nearly 200 industry leaders gathered to hear Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard University business professor and author of “MOVE: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead.” speak at the second KINETIC Forum.

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Iowa Leaders Launch innovationIOWA Magazine

On April 5, 2016, the Greater Des Moines Partnership worked with regional partners, including the Cultivation Corridor, the Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Ames Chamber of Commerce, and Economic Development Commission and Business Publications Corporation to host the innovationIOWA Magazine Launch Party.

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KCALSI Releases 2015 Life Science Industry Census

The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) recently released its 2015 Life Science Industry Census. The census “shows continued growth in this vital sector of the region’s economy and adds another valuable layer of detail to the industry’s growth through the years.”

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Kansas City gets Revved Up at Transportation Summit

It’s a remarkable time for transportation. New technologies continue to change the way we transport goods and people, impacting our cities, infrastructure and economy. The Heartland Civic Collaborative partnered with Kansas City area leaders to host a KINETIC event on the future of transportation. The event, which took place Wednesday, February 17, featured keynote speaker William (Bill) Clay Ford Jr., Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company and a panel discussion led by technology journalist Kim-Mai Cutler.

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HCC in the News

The Heartland Civic Collaborative has appeared in a variety of news articles across its four-metro region and nationally. Review the top headlines from the initiatives launch.

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Business Leaders Gather for Launch of Heartland Civic Collaborative

Around 50 business, civic and community leaders attended a launch event for the Heartland Civic Collaborative on January 19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Regional leaders from Des Moines, Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis, discussed why these four regions created the Heartland Civic Collaborative, accomplishments to date, and plans for the future.

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