Communities of Innovation 101

Pre-Conference Intensive Session - additional fees apply
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Gain insights from experienced park and innovation district executives as they cover basic elements of strategy and share their lessons learned along the way. Designed for those who are new to university research parks and innovation districts, this intensive pre-conference session will address park and innovation district organization and management with a special emphasis on development, funding, marketing and economic impact. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain these valuable insights from the pros!


 Introduction to Research Parks
• Research Parks - Working with Your University
• University Research Park Governance
• Master Planning A Park

 Research Park Economic Development
• Impact of Government Relations on the Innovation Environment
• Planning for Economic Impact & Measuring the Results
• Focus on Innovation Districts

Research Park Marketing & Business Development
• Marketing and Re-Positioning Your Park
• Incubators Programs for Growth and Success
• Business Acceleration Within the Parks

 Research Park Operations
• Financing Your Park

 

Chair:
  Erin KoshutExecutive Director, Cummings Research Park       

 

Meet the Speakers!

 
Brian Darmody
 
Jason Boudreaux
 
Kevin Byrne
 
Stephen Coulston
 
Kate Engel
 
Mitch Horowitz
 
Stephen Frayser

 
Laura Frerichs

 
Jeff Johnson
 
Julie Lenzer

Jackie Kerby Moore