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NewWest.Net recently announced a new conference, the New West Summit on Transformation in the Rockies, which will be held June 6-8 at Big Sky, Montana. It’s an interdisciplinary event focused on the New West themes of growth and change in the Rocky Mountain West, with a special focus on four areas: political change, growth and development, energy, and entrepreneurship and the new economy. New West has put together a great line-up of speakers and an excellent schedule for this event.
Some of the speakers include Patty Limerick of the Center for the American West; Rick Holley, CEO of Plum Creek Timber Co.; Jean-Pierre Boespflug, founder and CEO of Idaho’s new Tamarack Resort; John Battelle; John O’Donnell of TechRanch; Maury Povich, talk show host and proprietor of a forthcoming Montana newspaper; and Bill Kittredge, the acclaimed writer. Among the special features are the Innovation Showcase, which will highlight great companies and initiatives form around the region and is now accepting entries.
As New West founder Jonathan Weber puts it, “The New West Summit will provide a unique opportunity to hear, meet and connect with the people who are shaping the future of the most dynamic region in the United States.” Anyone interested in supporting in positive growth and change in the Rocky Mountain Region, be it via financial investment, personal commitment, or otherwise will want to be there. Registration is currently open – I hope to see you there.