WALKER -- The Cass County Economic Development Corp. annual dinner meeting will be Nov. 3 at Northern Lights Casino and Hotel, Walker.
The event will begin with a social time at 5:30 p.m. and a dinner at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in the economic development of Cass County is invited to attend. The program theme is "Jumpstart Your Business Into The Future."
Speaker Jack Uldrich will talk about how nanotechnology will affect business in the coming years. Uldrich is president of The NanoVeritas Group, a consultancy that focuses on helping businesses, venture capitalists and governments understand, evaluate, prepare for and profit from nanotechnology.
In addition to "The Next Big Thing Is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business" (2003), Uldrich has written numerous articles on the topic of nanotechnology in The Futurist, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, CityBusiness, The Futures Research Quarterly, Minnesota Business and The St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Uldrich is a frequent speaker on the nanotechnology lecture circuit and has spoken before the Foresight Institute, The 2002 NanoBusiness Conference, The Piper Jaffray Investment Forum, The Homeland Security Conference, The World's Futurist Society and numerous trade associations and investment clubs.
He is a regular guest on the award-winning program, "Almanac," and has appeared on CNN numerous times. Uldrich formerly served as the director of the Minnesota Office of Strategic and Long Range Planning under Gov. Jesse Ventura, is a senior associate of the Foresight Institute and a charter member of the NanoBusiness Alliance. He is a former naval intelligence officer and served as a policy analyst in the Pentagon.
In addition to the speaker, Dave Johnson, Cass County EDC chair, will inform the group of the past year's activities and the projects that are in process at the present time.
Cost of the dinner and program is $20 per person. RSVPs are requested by calling the Cass County Economic Development Office at (218) 587-8287 by Oct. 27.
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