Orser Lecture: Dave Stephenson, CFO of Airbnb “How Stakeholder Capitalism Enabled Airbnb to Thrive During and After the Pandemic” – 11/16 – Montana State University – Bozeman

Montana State University, Procrastinator Theater (Strand Union Building) 751 W. Grant St., Bozeman, MT

Stephenson will discuss how Airbnb used the principles of stakeholder capitalism to navigate challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. He will share insights into key decisions that were made from the beginning of the pandemic when the company lost 80% of its revenue to when the company went public and reached a valuation of over $100 billion.


Webinar to focus on climate extremes in Montana – 11/16 – 7PM – “We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator.”

Online Webinar

This webinar will look at the extreme weather events that occurred in Montana over the past year or so, and what we can expect in the future, and how people are responding to these changes, with particular reference to Missoula, Helena, Bozeman, and Billings, and on the tribal reservations across the state.

Tackling Housing Needs in Small Towns – 11/30 – Online

Online Webinar

oin us for the webinar "Improving Aging Housing Stock, Maintaining Supply" as part of our webinar series aimed at helping people in
rural communities take action on their housing challenges. Who should attend? Concerned citizens, school board members, healthcare administration, realtors, business owners, bankers, economic developers, investors. Everyone is welcome.

Housing webinar series tailored to rural communities – Online

Online Webinar

MSU Extension has partnered with NeighborWorks Montana to host a webinar series tailored to rural communities.  The topics were chosen based on feedback from Extension’s August housing webinar that featured Ben Winchester.  Consider hosting a “watch party” with concerned citizens in communities in your regions.  Please contact Kaia Peterson at NeighborWorks Montana or myself for more information. 

Montana Governor’s Housing Task Force – 11/30 – Online

Online Webinar

Public input on the recommendations is an important part of developing the final report. As has been the case at all task force meetings, there will be an opportunity for public comment at the November 30 meeting.