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Doermer Dialogue with Business Leaders

The Richard T. Doermer School of Business and Lake City Bank present: Doermer Dialogue with Business Leaders: "The Business Impact of Health Care Reform" on Friday, September 24, 2010 in the Rhinehart Recital Hall in the John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center, IPFW Campus.


7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00-8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:15 - 9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker
9:15-9:30 a.m. Break
9:30-10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
10:30-11:00 a.m. Question and Answer Discussion

Keynote Speaker: Steven L. Jackson, Partner, Baker & Daniels

  • How will the Healthcare Bill affect the bottom line of local business?
  • What are the costs of the healthcare legislation and who bears them?
  • What is the timing of the various elements of the new law?
  • What was the rationale for the timing?
  • What strategies can companies undertake to address their concerns on healthcare?

Moderator: Steve Corona, President, JobWorks


  • Greg Zoeller, Indiana Attorney General
  • Jay Gilbert, President, PHP
  • Dawn Rudolph, CEO, Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Parkview Hospital Person
  • Stephn Smith, Ph.D., CEO/Gm, Alilied Physicians
  • Mike Landram, President, Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce

Seating is limited
RSVP to 260-481-6461 or by September 20, 2010

Additional support provided by IPFW Alumni Relations, Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, and the Better Business Bureau of Northeast Indiana.

Driving directions to the IPFW campus:

From I-69: Take Coldwater Road South (exit 112A). At the first light, turn left onto Washington Center Road. Go 1.9 miles to St. Joe Road and turn right. Go 1.1 miles to Crescent Avenue and turn right. Go .5 miles to IPFW’s main entrance.

From I-469: Take IN-37 (exit 25) toward Fort Wayne. Take IN-37 for six miles to IPFW’s main entrance.

Recommended Parking for the Rhinehart Music Center:

During the Doermer Dialogue with Business Leaders, there will be construction on campus affecting access to, and parking near, the Rhinehart Music Center. The Gates Sports Center parking lot will be closed. Only drop-offs and eight handicapped parking spaces will be available in the front of the Rhinehart Music Center. Convenient parking lots, shown on the map above, are located around the Medical Education Center. The dotted lines indicate walking routes to the Rhinehart Music Center.

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