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Please join us for the 7th Annual UVM Legislative Summit "Innovations in Education and Research for the Benefit of Vermont" at the University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine on Thursday, November 21, 2019.  For more details, please contact Miriam Harrison, Office of University Relations, 802-656-2992 or



2019 UVM Legislative Summit Agenda

Past Legislative Summit Information

Powerpoints are viewable by clicking on presenter name links below.

2018 Legislative Summit

PDF icon Overview Summit

PDF icon Spotlight on Data and Metrics

PDF icon Liberal Arts in Prison Programs, Kathy Fox

PDF icon Spotlight on Community Economic Development

PDF icon 2018 Legislative Summit Agenda

2017 Legislative Summit

2016 Legislative Summit

Health Services Delivery Research - A Primer File Dr. Ben Littenberg and Office presentation icon Dr. Richard Wasserman

The Realities of Housing and Homelessness on the Healthcare System File Dr. Patricia Fisher and Ken Schatz

High Cost of Chronic Care:  What Can Policy Makers Do About It?  Office presentation icon Aaron French, Eileen Girling and Dr. Tom Simpatico

The Yin and The Yang of Cannabis  Office presentation icon Dr. Gregory Holmes and Dr. David Rettew

The Future of Opiates- A Road Map for Appropriate Use  Office presentation icon Dr. Charlie MacLean

Fronteirs in Cardiovascular Medical Research  File Dr. David Warshaw and Dr. Peter Spector

2015 Legislative Summit

Will We Have Workers?  Labor Market Data on the Vermont Workforce PDF icon Dr. Art Woolf and File Mathew Barewicz

Targeted Educational Investments:  Flexible Pathways to Postsecondary Education and the Workforce Office presentation icon Dr. Tammy Kolbe and File Dr. Heather Bouchey

UVM Career Center:  Attracting and Retaining Young People for Vermont File Dr. Pamela K. Gardner and Mark Heyman

Current and Future Efforts to Improve Vermont's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Office presentation icon Cairn CrossFile Patricia Moulton, and File Jo Bradley

People, Places and Capital- New Models and Infrastructure for Entrepreneurial Growth and Success File David Bradbury, UVM '88 and File Robert Miller, UVM '89

Harnessing the Power of Public Investment to Attract Private Investment File Frank Cioffi, Dominic Cloud and Michael Pieciak

Marketing the Vermont Brand Office presentation icon Dr. Jane Kolodinsky and File Patricia Moulton

The Intersection of Higher Education, Private Sector and Government in Technology and Economic Development File Dr. Eric Monson and File Dr. John Evans

UVM's Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA:  Entrepreneurial, Check. But Why "Sustainable?"  File Dr. David A. Jones and File Chas P. Smith

Leveraging UVM Innovation into Private Companies  Office presentation icon Dr. Jeffrey Marshall and File Henry Schek

Setting Up a Business for Success:  Entrepreneurial Teaching - Education  Dr. Katheen Liang and File Laurel Butler

Transportation System as a Key to Economic Development  File Dr. Glenn McRae and File Chris Cole and Jim Sullivan

Energy System Change for Economic Resilience in Vermont  File Dr. Jennie Stephens and Chris Recchia

Building Vermont's Advanced Manufacturing Infrastructure:  Opportunities and Best Practices  File Dr. Chris Koliba, Joan Goldstein, Brenan Riehl and Janette Bombardier

Cyberinfrastructure's Critical Role in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem  PDF icon Dr. Patrick Clemins and Jim Porter

Tools to Advance Vermont's Innovative Culture  Dr. Corine Farewell

Maker Culture and Spaces  Office presentation icon Dan Harvey and Office presentation icon Doug Webster

SPARK VT and LaunchVT:  What Are They and How Do They Work?  Office presentation icon Eric Gagnon and File Katie Taylor, Esq.

Growing Vermont's Food System  File Dr. Vern Grubinger and Chuck Ross



More Information

For general questions regarding the UVM Legislative Summit, please email Miriam Harrison or contact the Office of University Relations at 802-656-2992.