Upcoming Events

2017 Fall Policy Conference

November 15, 2017

CED's 2017 Fall Policy Conference will take place on November 15, 2017 at The Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event will convene national thought leaders from the business, policy and academic sectors....

Advancing Women in Leadership

November 20, 2017

Women currently earn more advanced degrees than men and make up half the workforce. Yet, despite their economic and educational punch, women still hold far fewer leadership positions than men.      ...


Previous Events

Southeast Wisconsin Economic Development Summit

September 25, 2006

CED, along with 33 additional sponsors , hosted an economic development summit focusing on investments in young children. The summit, which was made possible with support from the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, was held at the offices...

Kearney, NE Early Education Forum

April 03, 2006

On April 3, 2006, CED, along with the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, and United Way of the Kearney Area hosted a Kearney, Nebraska luncheon...

George Kaiser Keynotes Tulsa Early Education Forum

March 02, 2006

CED, in partnership with the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce, hosted over 400 business, policy and academic leaders at a Tulsa, OK luncheon discussion focusing on the economic benefits of investing in early education programs. This...