Lt. Gov. Reynolds hosts National Lieutenant Governors Association Annual Executive Committee Meeting in Iowa Print
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Written by Office of the Governor of Iowa   
Thursday, 29 November 2012 15:28

(DES MOINES) – Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will host the National Lieutenant Governors Association Executive Committee Meeting in Iowa Dec. 3-Dec. 5.

“It is a privilege to host the NLGA meeting in Des Moines to showcase all of the innovative and leading edge initiatives in Iowa. The meeting is designed to share best practices on critical issues facing our states today – economic development, energy, STEM education, agriculture and healthcare,” said Lt. Gov. Reynolds.

The following events are open to the media.  Press are encouraged to bring credentials and a photo ID.

Monday Dec. 3, 2012

9:45 a.m. NLGA’s opening ceremonies and welcome remarks by Lt. Gov. Reynolds

Des Moines Marriott – Salon D

700 Grand Ave.

Des Moines, IA

10:15 a.m. NLGA Panel: “Stewarding Economic Development”

Des Moines Marriott – Salon D

700 Grand Ave.

Des Moines, IA

Note: Lt. Gov. Reynolds will serve as the moderator.

11 a.m. NLGA Panel: “Energy Policy Forecast”

Des Moines Marriott – Salon D

700 Grand Ave.

Des Moines, IA

3:45 p.m. Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Murray (D-MA)  and Lt. Gov. Lamb (R-OK) hold NLGA press availability

Des Moines Marriott – Salon D

700 Grand Ave.

Des Moines, IA

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

9:30 a.m. NLGA Panel: “The Century’s Biggest Innovation Challenge: Agriculture”

DuPont Pioneer

7000 NW 62nd Ave.

Johnston, IA

10:15 a.m. NLGA Panel: “A 21st Century Economy Rooted in STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

DuPont Pioneer

7000 NW 62nd Ave.

Johnston, IA

Note: Lt. Gov. Reynolds will serve as the moderator.

11 a.m. Lt. Governors tour DuPont-Pioneer’s Beaver Creek facility and extract DNA from corn

DuPont Pioneer – Beaver Creek Facility

7000 NW 62nd Ave.

Johnston, IA

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

9:45 a.m. NLGA Panel: “Blue Zones Project and the Healthiest State Initiative”

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

1331 Grand Ave.

Des Moines, IA

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