*Agenda is tentative and subject to change.

8:00 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. | Welcome
Kate Shanks, VP, Public Affairs, Kentucky Chamber
Nick Rowe, Sr. VP, Southeast Division/President, Kentucky American Water and Chairman, Kentucky Chamber
Kevin Sheridan, Regional HSE Manager, Westlake Chemical Corporation

8:40 a.m. | Communication Resources
Jacqueline Pitts, Director of Communications, Kentucky Chamber

8:45 a.m. | Federal Update
Kevin Courtois, Director, Great Lakes Region, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

9:00 a.m. | Business Education Roundtable
Ashli Watts, President & CEO, Kentucky Chamber

9:15 a.m. | Criminal Justice Reform and Opioid Epidemic
Sen. Julie Raque Adams, Senate Majority Caucus Chair
Sen. Whitney Westerfield
Rep. Jason Nemes
Rep. Jason Petrie
Moderator: Jennifer Hancock, President/CEO, Volunteers of America

10:15 a.m. | Education
Rep. Bam Carney, House Majority Floor Leader  
Sen. Max Wise
Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
Moderator: Mardi Montgomery, Sr. Director Workforce Development & Community Engagement, Eastern Kentucky University

10:45 a.m. | Health Care and Legal Liability
Rep. Kim Moser
Sen. Alvarado
Ben Chandler, President & CEO, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Moderator: Cory Meadows, Deputy EVP/Director of Advocacy and Legal Affairs, Kentucky Medical Association

11:15 a.m. | Infrastructure Investment
Rep. Sal Santoro
Rep. John Sims
Sen. Jimmy Higdon
Ferdinand Risco, Executive Director, Transit Authority of River City (TARC)
Moderator: Hood Harris, President, AT&T Kentucky 

Noon | Luncheon
Kentucky Politics: Post-Election
Sen. Damon Thayer, Senate Majority Floor Leader
Sen. Morgan McGarvey, Senate Minority Floor Leader
Moderator: Jacqueline Pitts, Communications Director, Kentucky Chamber

1:30 p.m. | Energy and Environment
Rep. Adam Bowling
Rep. Jim Gooch
Talina Mathews, Ph.D., Commissioner, Kentucky Public Service Commission
Nick Rowe, Sr. VP Southeast Division/President, Kentucky American Water
Moderator: Kevin Sheridan, Regional HSE Manager, Westlake Chemical Corporation

2:15 p.m. | Leaders Panel
Senate President Robert Stivers
Speaker of the House David Osborne
Moderator: Ashli Watts, President & CEO, Kentucky Chamber

3:15 p.m. | Budget and Revenue
Sen. Chris McDaniel
Rep. Steven Rudy
Rep. Michael Meredith
Moderator: Jason Keller, Senior Director, Government Relations, Charter Communications

4:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks  
Rocky Adkins, Senior Advisor to the Governor, Commonwealth of Kentucky

4:30 p.m. | 2020 Kentucky Legislative Preview Conference concludes


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