Blue Stone Strategy Group (BSSG) the Indian-owned economic and governmental development consulting firm, is collaborating with Native Nation Events to host the V Annual Native American Economic Development Conference.
Held in conjunction with the IV Annual Renewable Energy Projects in Indian Country Conference, the conferences will run June 20-22 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.
Several BSSG executive team members will serve as moderators and speakers on economic development, including Alvin H. Warren, former lieutenant governor of the Santa Clara Pueblo and current Tribal Council member and BSSG partner and vice president; Brian Patterson, Oneida Nation of New York member, current president of United South and Eastern Tribes, and BSSG senior strategist ; Tim Keller, BSSG principle; and Jamie Fullmer, former chairman of the Yavapai-Apache Nation and BSSG chairman and chief executive officer.
"Blue Stone Strategy Group is a firm supporter of economic development in Indian Country and we recognize the need to diversify tribal economies," Fullmer said in a statement. "As the co-sponsor of the Native American Economic Development Conference and the Renewable Energy Project in Indian Country Conference, it is our hope that we come together to share ideas and create stronger networks, and that we can look forward to developing strong economies in Indian Country."
The three-day conference will tackle national topics such as the tribal enterprises, business development, new environmental goals, working in Indian Country, financing for future projects, leadership, health care and renewable energy issues as well as a range of renewable and clean energy technologies with a focus on Native American developments.
In addition, on Monday, June 20, the economic development conference will include the Women Leaders in Native American Economic Development Symposium and Awards Banquet, which is free with registration to the Native American Economic Development Conference.
To learn more or to register for the conference, visit nativenationevents.org.