Sunday, February 8, 2009

From WAKE-UP Wake County

24th Annual Emerging Issues Forum "The Good Growth State"
February 9&10, 2009

Due to high demand, registration for the 2009 Emerging Issues Forum, North Carolina: the Good Growth State, is full. But you can join this exciting, informative event online! Growth is the focus of the forum, and there will be several interesting speakers helping us grapple with the challenges of growth statewide. Here's how:

IEI will have a link to the Forum's live audio stream on its website,, and as you listen we encourage you to send it questions to the speakers by emailing IEI at

For the first time in Forum history, IEI will be hosting a virtual workshop in concurrence with its six live Forum sessions from 2:00 - 3:00 PM on February 9th. Participants in the virutal workshop will discuss how North Carolina can utilize its technology infrastructure to adapt to the exponential growth it will see in the next several years. If you're interested in participating simply visit on February 9th, or click here to receive updates on the workshop.

IEI hopes to develop a vision for North Carolina as The Good Growth State.