The Economic Development Committee addresses issues relating to the New Hampshire economy and state economic development policy. The Fiscal Policy Committee examines issues around state government spending and taxation. The committees meet concurrently on the second Friday of each month at the BIA office in Concord. Meetings begin at 8:00 AM and are open to BIA members.
Meeting Schedule 2016-2017 September 9 October 14 November 11 December 9 January 13 February 10 March 10 April 14 May 12
Chair (Economic Development): Joe Murray, Fidelity Investments
Chair (Fiscal Policy): Steve Lawlor, Nathan Wechsler
BIA staff contact: David Juvet, Senior Vice President, 224.5388 x115
Meeting Agenda Friday, February 10, 2017 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Business & Industry Association 122 N. Main Street, Concord NH - 3rd Floor
Fiscal Policy Co-Chair: Steve Lawlor - Nathan Wechsler Economic Development Co-Chair: Joe Murray – Fidelity Investments
2. Kick Starting the Innovation Economy
Anthony Gillespie, founder and President of Keen Point Consulting and co-author of the New Hampshire University Research and Industry Plan will present on New Hampshire's innovation strengths in advanced manufacturing, information systems and bio-sciences and outline strategies for the state to capitalize on these opportunities to grow and accelerate the state’s innovation-led development.
The NH University Research and Industry Plan provides a road map for collaboration between the state’s research universities and industries related to advanced manufacturing, information systems and bio-sciences. This presentation will give an overview of findings and recommended actions for different stakeholder groups and discuss perspectives on the path to a stronger innovation economy in NH.
3. SB 76 - Providing a rebate option for the R&D Tax Credit Liz Grey from "Live Free and Start" will review SB 76, legislation her organization is supporting to assist start-up research and development companies to use R&D tax credits as a rebate.
4. LSR/Bill Review
A review of Legislative Service Requests/bills (LSRs-what a legislator files to have a bill drafted) that are budget, telecommunications, and/or economic development related.
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