The 2017 GSDC transportation Summit 

April 11

7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom, Kelly Inn, St. Cloud


What does the future hold for transportation?

Join us as we hear from transportation industry leaders and internationally known futurist Glen Heimstra This is a half day event convening business leaders, elected and appointed officials, and transportation enthusiasts. We will be challenged to think beyond the present and create a prioritized plan of action to achieve our preferred future.


  7:30 AM     Registration, event sponsor exhibits and light breakfast

 8:00 AM     Welcome

                 Mini-Keynote Presentations
                   - Dan Boivin, Metropolitan Airports Commission Chair
                   - John Hauslauden, Minnesota Trucking Association President
                   - Michael Gaynor, GoRail Assistant Vice President

 9:00 AM     Keynote Presentation
                     Glen Hiemstra, Futurist

10:00 AM     Break: Event sponsor exhibits and refreshments

10:20 AM     Business Leader Engagement
                   "A Call To Action: Determining Our Preferred Future and Outcome"

11:00 AM     Legislative Panel
                   "The Future of Transportation is Us!"

US Representative Tom Emmer (confirmed)

State Officials - pending confirmation

12:15 PM     Closing Remarks

12:30 PM     Light lunch & casual conversation

 1:00 PM      Summit Concludes


Registration is Open!  

Our thanks to these event sponsors:

Keynote Speaker: Futurist Glen Heimstra  info at

Keynote Speaker:

Futurist Glen Heimstra

 info at

Please contact Leslie Dingmann with questions:  or 320-252-5247