University Economic Development Association

Concurrent Session – The University Big Bang Theory: Exploring expansion beyond your Planet to the Academic Galaxy

Speakers: Timothy Elliott – Managing Partner & Chief Visioneering Officer, Elliott Sidewalk Communities

Innovating the Innovation HUB: Universities play a key role in creating future workforce. In today’s economic climate, Universities, as an Economic Engine, are now being challenged with also attracting Companies/JOBS to the city and region in key ways. Learn how a university, city, regional Economic Development departments, and private developer jointly create an innovative approach to Innovation HUB plan & production with $600 million in spin off economy, creating 1,000 jobs, and is attracting national and global tenant attention. Learn how Intersect East, a $300 million Pacesetter Innovation HUB is uniquely promoting campus brand and city growth.

October 10 @ 09:15
09:15 — 10:30 (1h 15′)

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