VIDEO RECAP: DMC Road to Recovery Webinar Series

Destination Medical Center hosted six webinars focused on the road to recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. National, regional and local leaders from a variety of industries shared examples and ideas of how key sectors of our economy can begin to reopen safely and effectively.

All webinars are available to view in their entirety:

Construction Safety: April 16, 2020

Featured Panelists:

Dr. Jack O’Horo, Mayo Clinic, infectious disease physician

Christa Seymour, Olmsted County Public Health Nurse

Molly Smith, Olmsted County Public Health Nurse

Mike Benike, Benike Construction executive vice president

Jay Vander Leest, Kraus-Anderson director of safety

Troy Blizzard, Mortenson vice president of operations

John Eischen, Rochester Area Builders, Inc. executive director

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Office Environment: April 27, 2020

Featured Panelists:

Jeremy Jacobs, managing director/market leader, Colliers International

Melany Bjorkman, project interior designer, RSP Architects

Jamie Sundsbak, director of operations, Collider co-working

Max Musicant, Founder and CEO, The Musicant Group

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Public and Private Transportation: April 28, 2020

Featured Panelists:

Charlie Zelle, chair, Metropolitan Council

John Reed, executive director, Rochester International Airport

Ia Xiong, physical development manager, City of Rochester

Laura Elwood, Chamberlain Concierge, Rochester

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Travel, Lodging and Conventions: April 29, 2020

Featured Panelists:

John Edman, director, Explore Minnesota Tourism

Joe Ward, president, Experience Rochester

Angie Richards, Area Director of Sales at Avra Hospitality

Debbie Van Ravenhorst, regional vice president, HelmsBriscoe

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Retail and Restaurants: April 30, 2020

Featured Panelists:

Andrew Zimmern, TV personality, chef, writer, teacher and social justice advocate

Maureen Bausch, CEO, Bold North Associates

Svaar Vinje, owner and operator, Knight’s Chamber Clothiers, Rochester

Jennifer Becker and Erik Kleven, co-owners, Bleu Duck Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Lizzy Haywood, CEO, People’s Food Co-op

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Outdoor Public and Event Spaces: May 1, 2020

Featured Panelists:

Tom Fisher, director of the University of Minnesota Design Center

Jerry Hammer, general manager, Minnesota State Fair

Karli McElroy, senior director of placemaking, Rochester Downtown Alliance

Mike Nigbur, Park and Forestry Division Head, City of Rochester

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