University Economic Development Association


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Throughout the year UEDA hosts webinars, symposia, and our Annual Summit that supports the organization’s mission and member goals. Industry experts and UEDA members share their knowledge and expertise during these collaborative sessions, so whether you would like to learn or lead you will find something of interest.

The UEDA 2024 Summit will be in South Bend, IN October 6 – 8, 2024.  Click here for more information on the summit.

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2023 UEDA Talent, Innovation, and Place AoE Winners

December 5, 2023 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET


UEDA is inviting the Talent, Innovation and Place affinity networks for this special webinar that will feature the winners of the 2023 UEDA Awards of Excellence in the Talent, Innovation and Place categories. The Awards of Excellence are given in recognition of outstanding economic development initiatives, research, or accomplishments. Come hear the experiences and from this year’s winners and the latest details about their respective projects:

Talent: Michael H. Morris, University of Notre Dame – Urban Poverty and Business Initiative (UPBI)

Innovation: Moraima De Hoyos Ruperto & Marien Mendez Acevedo, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez – Area-Emprendedora (Area-E), A Small Business Incubator and Accelerator Program

Place: Greg Wilson, University of Georgia – Planning Rural Opportunities for Prosperity and Economic Leadership (PROPEL) Capacity Building Program

Jeff Sachse, UEDA President-Elect, CEO, Rawley Point Economic Advising

Regina Thompson, MBA, Assistant Director Strategic and Economic Initiatives FAU Wave Program, FAU Innovation and Business Development







University Economic Development Association

PO Box 97930
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
216.200.UEDA (8332)