Erie PA - Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership

Erie Homecoming Speakers Schedule

Erie Homecoming features a talented group of "ex-pats" who grew up in Erie, went to school here, or worked in Erie at some point in their careers. They will share their stories of success and insights in a variety of fields. Make plans to attend one or several! And be sure to make some time to visit the businesses set up for the Business Showcase expo taking place from 10AM to 3PM!

All sessions are concurrent and will take place at the Bayfront Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public! Please register below.

9:00 to 10:00

Room 120: Technology, Manufacturing and the Future of Work

Chris Reim, Community Development Venture Finance Alliance

Room 130: The Artist As Entrepreneur

Kevin John, Celebrity Artist

10:15 to 11:15

Room 120: Big Money in the big Apple

John Moon, Partner, Miller Wuerbel Law Firm

Room 130: Global Security & Relations

Brigadier General David francis, Deputy Commanding General (Support), 2nd Infantry/ROK-US Combined Division


Room 140: Competing in the Global Manufacturing Economy

Todd Wyman, President, Ingersoll Rand

11:30 to 12:30

Room 120: Marketing in the Modern World

Mark Furhman, Area President, iHeart Media

Room 130: Detroit Homecoming & It's Role in Detroit's Renaissance

Mary Cramer, Crains Business Detroit

Joe Bione, Whitehall Group

12:30 to 1:15 Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:15 to 2:15

Room 120: Entertainment & Recreation as an Export

Donna Quadri-Felitti, PhD, School of Hospitality Management, The Pennsylvania State University

Ron Scypinski, Retired Senior vice President, Hotel Sales, The Americas at Hilton Worldwide

Room 130: A West Cost Wine Perspective

Evan Pontoriero, President and Winemaker, Fogline Vineyards

Room 140: Designing Consumer Products for the Future

Rob Englert, RAM Industrial Design

3:45 to 4:45

The Nation & National Public Radio

Jack Speer, National Public Radio

4:45 to 6:15 Reception


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