Lake Campus summit to look at global strategies

How local businesses prosper in a global economy will be the topic of the third annual Wright State University-Lake Campus Regional Summit.

“Global Reach, Sharing Innovative Strategies” will be held Friday, February 22, 2013, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in James F. Dicke Hall.

President David R. Hopkins with Lake Campus Dean Bonnie Mathies

Hosted by Lake Campus Dean Bonnie Mathies, the program will include remarks by Wright State President David R. Hopkins. Featured speakers include:

• Pat Carus, director of sales, Emerson Climate Technologies
• Sharyl Gardner, chief administrative officer, Midmark Corp.
• David Cahill, managing partner, Avanulo

The speakers will be followed by an optional panel discussion offering an individual perspective on opportunities and challenges facing organizations engaging in global outreach.

A complimentary lunch will be provided.

Since its establishment at the Lake Campus in 2010, the Regional Summit has provided a networking opportunity in which the region’s business, political, community and university leaders discuss how higher education can be a partner in creating opportunities for the region. The summit also allows for exhibits. Organizations wishing to illustrate their global success are invited to apply to present their materials; limited tables are available by request.

For more information, to register, or to apply for exhibit space, please go to or call the Lake Campus at 419-586-0300.

Registration is FREE; however, seating is limited. Priority will be given to participants who register prior to February 1.

For more information, contact Sandi Holdheide, 419-586-0300.



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