Today at Stambaugh auditorium … A special seminar was held on public policy in the Youngstown area. The conference was put on by Impact Ohio. Topics being discussed include Increasing manufacturing competitiveness, Military affairs and the importance of the Mahoning River. The conference was organized by Impact Ohio in partnership with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer Flatter, Impact Ohio: “WE PARTNER WITH PEOPLE WHO CARE. WE WORK WITH CHAMBERS IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES, WITH LOCAL NEWS ENTITIES, UNIVERSITIES OFTENTIMES. WE ARE ABLE TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER AT THE LOCAL LEVEL TO TALK ABOUT ISSUES.” IN addition to local leaders.. the conference also brought together state officials to discuss issues in the youngstown area. The conferences are held around the state every year. The next event is in Dayton.