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October 10, 2023
7:00 am
5:30 pm

The Baltimore Banner's iMPACT Maryland

For the first time, The Baltimore Banner is bringing together our region’s most influential leaders to tackle Maryland’s biggest challenges and envision an exciting future. The immersive, one-day event brings together top voices from key industries, creating a dialogue on the issues deeply impacting our region.

Featuring visionary speakers, compelling panel discussions, storytelling sessions, and interactive Q&As, iMPACT MARYLAND is the place for innovative ideas that will move Maryland forward. Mark your calendar for October 10, 2023 – you won’t want to miss it.

iMPACT MARYLAND offers a line-up of impressive speakers, featuring inspiring leaders from the public and private sectors. With representatives from diverse industries like healthcare, sports, education and more, the event offers a unique opportunity to hear from the people shaping our state.

iMPACT MARYLAND is a full-day, immersive event taking place on October 10, 2023. Breakfast and registration will kick off at 7am and welcome remarks will begin shortly after 8 a.m.

Afterwards, attendees can expect panel discussions, fireside chats, compelling speeches, and interactive Q&As throughout the day until 5:30pm.

VIP Pass + VIP Networking tickets include:

• Welcome continental breakfast

• Preferred Seating

• VIP lounge with coffee, bites, and productivity stations

• VIP drink reception with complimentary cocktails (to happen after the conference concludes until 7:30pm).

• 6-month subscription to The Baltimore Banner

• Access to sessions from inspirational thought leaders

• On-demand access to content

iMPACT Pass:

• Welcome continental breakfast

• Access to sessions from inspirational thought leaders

• On-demand access to content

Visit for all details of the event.

iMPACT Maryland is presented by Whiting-Turner. Pioneer Sponsors include United Healthcare, Lifebridge Health, Atlas Restaurant Group, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Carefirst, CFG Bank, Central Scholarship, University of Maryland Medical System and T.Rowe Price. Strategic Sponsors include BGE, University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs, TEDCO, Baltimore Community Foundation, MAG Partners, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Towson University, UMBC, United Way of Central Maryland, Maryland State Bar Association, CFG Arena and Oak View Group.


John P. Angelos, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Baltimore Orioles

Valerie Sheares Ashby, President, UMBC

Franklyn Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Central Maryland

Beth Blauer, Associate Vice Provost for Public Sector Innovation, Johns Hopkins University

Meryam Bouadjemi, Senior Advisor and Chair, Maryland Entertainment Council

P. David Bramble, Managing Partner, Co-founder, MCB Real Estate

John Brothers, President, T. Rowe Price Foundation and President, T.Rowe Price Program for Charitable Giving

Calvin G. Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer, Exelon

Brad Chambers, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MedStar Health

Tierra Dorsey, President, Central Scholarship Bureau

Jason Gay, Sports and Humor Columnist, The Wall Street Journal

MaryAnne Gilmartin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MAG Partners

Dan Griffis, President of Global Partnerships, Oak View Group

Carim Khouzami, President and Chief Executive Officer, BGE

Troy A. LeMaile-Stovall, Chief Executive Officer, TEDCO

Wes Moore, 63rd Governor of the State of Maryland

Neil Meltzer, President and Chief Executive Officer, LifeBridge Health

Joseph Ochipinti. Chief Executive Officer, UnitedHealthcare Mid-Atlantic Region

Brian D. Pieninck, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield

Kevin Plank, Founder and Executive Chairman, Under Armour

Dr. E. Albert Reece, Professor and Former Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Tim Regan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Whiting-Turner

Adam Rosenberg, Executive Director, Center for Hope and Vice President, Violence Intervention and Prevention, Lifebridge Health

Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer, Baltimore City Schools

Dr. Thomas Scalea, M.D., FACS, MCCM, Physician-in-Chief, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Kurt Schmoke, President, University of Baltimore

Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Professor Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

David Simon, Author, Journalist, and TV Writer/Producer

Kevin W. Sowers, President, Johns Hopkins Health System and Executive Vice President, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Brian Stelter, Former CNN Anchor, Author of “Hoax”

Shelonda Stokes, President, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore

Dr. Mohan Suntha, President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Maryland Medical System

James “JT” Timpson, Managing Director, Community Violence Initiatives, Roca Impact Institute

Thea Washington, CEO, Thea Washington Casting

Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH, Bloomberg Professor of American Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

William C. “Bill” Wiedel, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and President, CFG Bank

David K. Wilson, President, Morgan State

Katie Wunderlich, Former Executive Director, Health Services Cost Review Commission

Christy Wyskiel, Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, Sr. Advisor to the President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Admission: $225- $300

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hallrn1212 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, 21201

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