Speaking

Speaking

Mr. Schjeldahl is a frequent presenter at professional meetings and contributor to industry-specific publications and location selection journals including Area Development, Business Facilities, Site Selection, and Solar Industry. Recent articles include, “When Making Location Decisions it’s Time to Rethink Energy,” appearing in the September 2012 issue of Trade and Industry Development Magazine; “Renewable Energy Coming of Age,” in the January 2011 issue of Expansion Solutions Magazine, "Location Matters in the Age of Sustainability," which appeared in the March/April 2010 issue of Trade and Industry Development Magazine and “Capturing Market Share via Strategic Plant Locations” in the June 2010 issue of Solar Industry Magazine.

Mr. Schjeldahl has appeared more than 100 times before professional groups and community stakeholders addressing economic development and site selection. Schjeldahl draws on over 30 years site selection experience working with mature as well as emerging industries to discuss the challenges of economic development within the context of historical trends in technology, regulation, energy and the global economy.  These presentations are designed to instill awareness of the site selection process and to build consensus among stakeholders on the components of effective economic development strategy.

  Affiliates
and Organizations:
  The Site Selectors Guild   Competitive Ready