Bill Rancic, the first winner of the reality television show "The Apprentice," will be the keynote speaker for the Iowa SMART Economic Development Conference on Thursday. The conference will include general sessions and workshops on topics such as entrepreneurialism, marketing, site certification, growing tourism and more. Gov. Terry Branstad will deliver a message, and state economic development director Debi Durham will give an Iowa economic development update. The event will take place from 8 a.m to 3:30 p.m. at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Memorial. Registration is $60 if done by today, or $70 after, and can be done at www.iowasmartconf.com.