8:30 Breakfast available
9:00 Welcome and Economic Strategy Background
Karima Woods, Director of Business Development and Strategy, Office of the DC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
9:10 Overview of Trends Affecting the Economic Climate in DC and Stakeholder Feedback to Date; Q&A
Daryl Sng, Manager, Monitor Deloitte Federal Strategy
9:30 Breakout Group Discussions: Opportunities for Growth, Innovation, and Job Creation in Key Industries
10:15 Reconvene & Report Out
Transportation and infrastructure are critical components of our economy. They enable a healthy business environment and are themselves sectors that are sources of economic growth and jobs. Where are the opportunities for business growth and job creation in the transportation, infrastructure, and sustainability-related industries in DC? What opportunities does ‘smart city’ infrastructure offer in this regard? What are DC’s infrastructure strengths, and what is needed to support the current economy as well as emerging sectors?
Speaker Bio: Daryl Sng, Manager, Monitor Deloitte Federal Strategy
Daryl Sng is a Manager at Monitor Deloitte Federal Strategy. At Monitor Deloitte, Daryl has led sustainable urban development, global operations, and economic policy development projects for multilateral development bank, non-profit, global government, state & local government, and private sector clients. Prior to Deloitte, Daryl spent 12 years in Singapore’s senior civil service leadership, where he led cross-agency teams on economic competitiveness, sector development, and attracting global organizations to locate in Singapore. In the Singapore government, Daryl served as a senior diplomat at the Singapore Embassy in Washington DC, headed the Foreign Ministry’s development and human rights section, and spearheaded the creation of the climate change division of the Environment Ministry. Daryl has a Master in Public Policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard University.
Opportunities for Growth and Job Creation in Key Industries