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01-07-22 VA Political Outlook & Panel Discussion
Friday, January 07, 2022, 9:45 AM EST
Category: Events

2022 Virginia Political Outlook & Panel Discussion
Friday, January 7, 2022
Virtual Only

Kick of the new year with VSAE's most popular monthly seminar! The expert on all things Virginia politics, Dr. Bob Holsworth, with DecideSmart, will enlighten us with his analysis of the recent statewide elections and his prognosis for 2022. This will be followed by a panel discussion, "Navigating a Sea of Change", comprised of government relations experts examining the issues, challenges and unknowns of lobbying in 2022. 

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  1.50 CAE Credits



Moderator: Kyle Shreve - Executive Director, VA Agribusiness Council



  • Bob Holsworth, Ph.D. - Managing Partner, DecideSmart
  • Ellen Davenport, Ph.D., CAE - Assistant Vice Chancellor, VA Community College System
  • Mike O'Connor, CAE - President & CEO, VA Petroleum, Convenience & Marketers Association

Dr. Bob Holsworth is a Managing Partner of DecideSmart, a company that focuses on enabling innovation to succeed. His observations on national and Virginia politics have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and numerous other papers and news magazines. Dr. Holsworth was the founding Director of both the Center for Public Policy and the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He was the Executive Director of the Governor’s Commission on Efficiency and Effectiveness. He has been the Director of the Virginia Executive Institute and Co-Staff Director of the Commission on the Future of Virginia’s Urban Areas, a gubernatorial commission that examined how Virginia’s urban areas could become flourishing parts of regional economies.



10:00 - 10:30 am        Presentation from Dr. Holsworth
10:30 - 11:30 am        Panel Discussion - VA Political Outlook: Navigating a Sea of Change



FREE for VSAE members | $29 for non-members. No refunds for cancellations. Substitutions encouraged. 


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Contact: Pamela Flynn - [email protected] - (804) 249-2244