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Greater Des Moines Partnership, Capital Crossroads and Young Professionals Connection to Host Public Policy Issue Forum on Infrastructure

June 8, 2022

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (June 8, 2022) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Capital Crossroads and Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will hold a Public Policy Issue Forum on Infrastructure on Thursday, June 16 at Noon.

This forum will feature a panel discussion that will address how use of the dollars from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and other public funding streams will be impacted by supply chain issues, inflation and talent shortages.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Todd Ashby, Des Moines Area MPO
  • Mark Pierson, HNTB
  • Kris Saddoris, Hubbell Realty
  • Robert Palmer, Iowa League of Cities, Moderator

“The Public Policy issues forums are a great way for our community, area leaders and Partnership Members and Investors to come together to discuss important issues impacting the region,” said Andrea Woodard, Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy at The Partnership. “This event will give attendees a deeper insight into the infrastructure bill and answer questions about how the large investments will impact the region.”

Registration for this event is free. Registrants are encouraged to attend in person at The Partnership’s office at 700 Locust St. in Downtown Des Moines (DSM), but may also attend via a livestream. Click here to register for in-person or to receive the livestream link.

This is part of a series of public policy forums throughout 2022 to explore issues impacting Greater Des Moines (DSM). Each forum will include a conversation of experts who will provide insights surrounding the policy implications of that priority issue. Future forums will take place every other month on the third Thursday of the month, including: Aug. 18, Oct. 20 and Dec. 15. Upcoming topics will include energy policy, economic development policy and cybersecurity. Stay up to date on the latest event announcements by visiting The Partnership’s website.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.