Wednesday, March 20
Minnesota State Capitol
Cass Gilbert Library, 317A, 3rd floor of the Capitol (to the left of the elevators, far east side of the Capitol)
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155
Hosted by EDAM and the Minnesota Association of Professional County Economic Developers (MAPCED)
Join us for education, networking, and a chance to meet with legislators.
No prior legislative or political experience necessary - this is a great way to learn more about the advocacy process and get more comfortable at the Capitol. We encourage you to invite your board chair, supervisor, colleagues, or elected officials to join you!
(Specifics subject to change)
8:30-9:00 am *
Arrive, get settled & network
9:15-10:00 am * Prepare
- Go over the flow of the day and lunch logistics
- Prepare for meetings by reviewing EDAM’s priorities and brainstorm which in the field experiences to share.
10:15 am - 12:45 pm * Programming TBD
Lunch as your schedule allows –Department of Transportation Cafeteria
We will have a few tables reserved in the far northeast corner of the Cafeteria
11:00 am - 3:00 pm – Small group meetings with legislators*
-You can use the Department of Transportation lunch tables as a homebase in between meetings if you’d like, or you can explore other committee meetings
- No formal closing
*EDAM lobbyists will help schedule legislative meetings for participants.
There is no cost to attend, but participants must pre-register.
Capitol Complex Parking Map - We recommend parking in lot AA.
This address for the church directly across from lot AA can be plugged into GPS for directions: 441 Rice Street, St. Paul, MN 55103