Vermont Futures Project Livestream Series
with UVM Research on Vermont

The 2021 Economic Talks Series for The Vermont Economy Talks

This Facebook live series is hosted by the Center for Research on Vermont, led by senior UVM student intern, Sarah Blow. The project is a collaboration with The Vermont Futures Project and UVM highlighting Vermont industry and thought leaders who touch our Vermont economy every day. Our special guests share their work, their stories, and their impact on Vermont’s economy and the Futures Framework. Social media, videos, blogs, and other knowledge content will continue to follow each interview, as just one part of The Vermont Economy Talks, an economic knowledge campaign.

Introducing The Vermont Economy Talks Campaign

12:00 PM, June 9,2021

  • Lori Smith, Executive Director, Vermont Futures Project
  • Laura Galster, Senior Director, Rutland Regional Medical Center

Workforce and Our Economy

12:00 PM, June 16, 2021

  • Mat Barewicz, Department of Labor, Director of Economy and Labor Market Information
  • Tom Cheney, Exective Director, Advance Vermont

A Taste of Manufacturing in Vermont

12:00 PM, June 23, 2021

  • Eric Lampman, President, Lake Champlain Chocolates

Leading Rural Healthcare with Innovation and Impact

12:00 PM, June 30, 2021

  • Tom Dee, President/CEO, Southwestern Vermont Health Care
  • Rory Price, Coordinator of Population Health, Southwestern Health Care

An Evolving, Sustainable Industry in Our Economy

12:00 PM, July 7, 2021

  • Liza Casella, Director, Casella Waste Systems
  • Mike Casella, Market Area Manager, Casella Waste Systems

The Economy Starts Local

12:00 PM, July 14, 2021

  • Jim Kisch, President and CEO, Passumpsic Bank
  • Evan Carlson, Co-Founder, Do North Coworking

Calling Vermont Home: A Growing Economy for All

12:00 PM, July 21, 2021

  • Chol Dhoor, Founder/Executive Director, Sudanese Foundation of Vermont

Growing and Investing in Vermont Companies

12:00 PM, July 28, 2021

  • Cairn Cross, Co-Founder/Managing Director, Fresh Tracks Capital
  • Matt Murray, CEO,/Founder Widewail

Student Blog

  • Workforce
  • Healthcare
  • Calling Vermont Home

Partners and Supporters

UVM Center for Research on Vermont
UVM Center for Research on Vermont
Rutland Regional Medical Center
Vermont Department of Labor
Advance Vermont
Lake Champlain Chocolates
Southwestern VT Healthcare
Southwestern VT Healthcare
Do North
Sudanese Foundation
Fresh Tracks