Department of Economic Development

Annual Economic Development Summit




Secretary Pat Moulton, The Vermont Department of Economic Development, in partnership with the Regional Development Corporations, invite you to

The Second Annual Economic Development Summit

Tuesday, October 28

UVM Davis Center Burlington, VT

Registration Starts at 8:00am / Program Starts at 8:30am

Brought to you by Green Mountain Power and The University of Vermont.



  • Keynote speaker James Fallows, award-winning author of China Airborne, and correspondent for NPR and The Atlantic will speak on the rise of the innovation economy.
  • The state’s first Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy will be unveiled.


The state’s top business leaders will speak on Education Innovation, Creative Capital, Finding and Keeping Talent, Vermont's Energy Revolution, Cultivating Entrepreneurship, Act 148: Putting Waste to Work and more.


Over lunch and meet the winners of LaunchVT


Special thanks to:





























Shelley Pembroke