The annual Columbia Gorge Economic Symposium hosted by Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) took place on November 2, 2018 at the Civic Auditorium located in The Dalles. Presentations from the regional economists and MCEDD’s Executive Director, Amanda Hoey, are available here.
This year the symposium included a focus on the high tech industry in the Columbia Gorge. The President and CEO of Insitu, Esina Alic, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Jessica Metta with the Gorge Tech Alliance moderated a panel of private industry leaders from different portions of the tech industry in the Gorge featuring:
- Tabitha Colie, Seeq
- Greg Davis, Overwatch Imaging
- Tom Furey, Sagetech
- Dave Karlson, Google
- Andy Mack, Zepher
Details on the 2019 Symposium will be posted in early 2019. This year’s event sold out in advance, so we encourage you to purchase tickets once the event is announced.