Steve Bakken of KFYR www.kfyr.com host of “What’s on your mind” and “Energy Matters, KFYR is a member of Bakken Energy Service ww.bakkenenergyservice.com . Steve Bakken is to moderate “Community Perspectives on How to Keep-up with the Robust Growth” in Denver October 23rd – 25th , 2012 Bakken Infrastructure Finance and Development Summit www.infocastinc.com/bakken . Other Bakken Energy Service also attending as panels are Dwight Enget Bakken Staffing www.bakkenstaffing.com and Tim Fisher www.Taconia.com and co-host of “Energy Matters”.
Summit Moderator: Steve Bakken KFYR 550 AM Bismarck ND host of “Whats on your mind?” and Co-Host of “Energy Matters” with Tim Fisher , Panelist and CEO/Founder of Bakken Energy Service
Towns located in the heart of the Bakken Oil Formation are booming with jobs, but many workers can’t find affordable housing because there’s a huge housing shortage. Homeless families with children are struggling to survive in the middle of one of richest oil fields in the world. But homelessness in the Bakken isn’t just affecting people in Northeastern Montana and Western North Dakota. This panel discussion will help you gain an understanding of the Bakken’s current situation and key obstacles and inconveniences the boom has caused for local people, and discover how all the stakeholders in the region are working together to overcome them.
Identifying the housing shortages in North Dakota, America’s fastest-growing state economy.
What strategies are implemented to meet the growing demand for housing?
What are the key services needed to build new homes – water treatment plants, wastewater
treatment plants, power plants, roads and others?
What is the need for social infrastructure such as schools, hospital expansions, hotels,
Moderator: Steve Bakken, Talk Show Host, “WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND”, “ENERGY MATTERS” KFYR 550 AM BISMARCK, ND will ask questions of Panelists:
Jill Edson, Planning and Zoning Administration, WILLIAMS COUNTY www.williamsnd.com
Ken Callahan, Energy Services Manager, MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES; www.montana-dakota.com/
Immediate Past President, WILLISTON AREA BUILDERS ASSOCIATION www.willistonbuilders.com/
Shawn Kessel, City Administrator, CITY OF DICKINSON www.dickinsongov.com/
Andy Peterson, President, GREATER NORTH DAKOTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE www.ndchamber.com/
John Phillips, Development Director, BEULAH NORTH DAKOTA ECONOMIC DEVELOP www.beulahnd.org/