Thursday, Sept. 7

5:10 a.m.      AA flight #5844/2180 departs
                     Will Rogers Airport

6:10 a.m.      SW flight #1395/1031 departs
                      Will Rogers Airport

10:30 a.m.    Arrive at Columbus
                     International Airport/Board bus

11:00 a.m     Bus travels to The Ivory Room

11:30 a.m.    Welcome

11:35 a.m.    Maturing a City's Image
                     on the National Stage: Policies,
                     Projects and People

12:15 p.m.    Lunch

12:45 p.m.    Columbus' Rise to Prominence

1:30 p.m.      Break and Travel to
                     The Columbus Foundation

2:00 p.m.     Talent & Workforce Strategies
                     as Economic
                     Development Tools

2:50 p.m.      Smart City Challenge:
                     Parlaying $50 million in
                     investment into $500 million

3:30 p.m.      Break

3:45 p.m.      Airport Industrial Complex:
                     Catalyzing Airport Land for
                     Economic Development

4:15 p.m.      Capped Highways

5:00 p.m.      Break and board bus
                     Travel over Long Street Cap

5:15 p.m.      Arrive at Hilton Downtown
                     Columbus / Free time

6:20 p.m.      Meet in Hilton lobby; Walk to
                     Cocktail Reception

6:30 p.m.      Cocktail Reception at Eleven at
                     The Cap, Short North District

7:30 p.m.      Group dinners in
                     The Short North

(see your nametag for restaurant assignment)

9:00 p.m.      Explore the Short North on
                     your own; Day 1 concludes