2017 Policy Leaders Academy Summit

Looking Ahead: Growing Maine’s Economy for All

Please join us for the 1st Annual Policy Leaders Academy Summit. 

The summit will provide up-to-date information about the state of Maine’s economy and will highlight critical trends, challenges, and opportunities to include human capital needs, now and in the future. State legislators will be joined by other leaders from the public, for-profit business, and non-profit business sectors to explore strategies and actions to systematically ramp up both the quantity and quality of the state’s workforce and catalyze business innovation and entrepreneurship in all regions of the state.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
7:45 AM
3:30 PM
Augusta Civic Center


Thank you to our Partners and Funders who make PLA possible:
The Maine Chamber
Maine Health Access Foundation
Maine Community Foundation
Educate Maine
Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
The Maine Legislature


Plenary 1: Workforce Challenges and Opportunities – Strengthening Maine’s “Human Capital Pipeline”
Plenary 2: Business Challenges and Opportunities –Leveraging Maine’s Assets Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship
In breakout sessions, legislators will study four critical, interdependent components of a strong and sustainable Maine economy.
Breakout 1: Education and Training
Breakout 2: Health and Productivity
Breakout 3: Business Climate and Entrepreneurship
Breakout 4: Technology and Innovation