Role of Government in Fostering Innovation

Wednesday.November.02 5:30 PM - Wednesday.November.02 8:00 PM

If you care about Politics, Tech/Innovation or both, THIS IS THE FREE NETWORKING EVENT FOR YOU!
The General Election takes place less than a week after this event and buzz on both Government and Innovation is peaking. We believe it’s an optimal time to spark conversation that leads to action!
Miami’s Tech & Innovation community has come a long way in a relatively short time. We still have plenty of work to do to reach our potential. We see many players across countless community needs. We’ve noted the need for more connectedness between stakeholders and the government’s consistent role as a potential facilitator. With more genuine collaboration, Miami can get to its potential faster.

We put together representatives from key groups in the innovation community:
Government Elected Official
Corporate Innovation Leader
Youth Innovation Engagement Leader
Government Employee/Operator
Community Voice (MODERATOR)
…for you to hear from, engage and discuss with on how we can all collaborate to build an optimal innovation community.

Here’s our lineup*:
5:30pm – 6:25pm: Mix and Mingle (*Free* Snacks, Beer, and Wine)
6:25pm – 6:30pm: Welcome + Introduction
6:30pm – 7:15pm: Panel on Government, Collaboration and Innovation (Who are the stakeholders, what are key issues, why does it matter, what are the plans, and how can we get more involved?)
7:15pm – 7:30pm: Audience Q&A
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Mix and Mingle Networking Final Connections
*Lineup will start on schedule!

Parking Instructions and Recommendations
Parking and transportation suggestions, in recommended order:
• Take an Uber!
• Take the MetroRail or MetroMover: BUILDING Miami is located 3 blocks from the Brickell Station stop.
• Drive: The closest parking option is Brickell View Terrace Garage (110 SW 9th St) for a $10 flat rate. Parking is also available in Mary Brickell Village or there is limited street parking around the building.

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