Friday, November 6, 2009

FPC General Members Meeting - New Date!

FPC meeting, Tuesday, 12/1/09
Location: UCF Office of Research & Commercialization 12201 Research ParkwayOrlando, FL 32826

3:00pm -- FPC Board Meeting (5th floor small conference room)

Agenda – General Members Meeting
Chair: Alex Fong, President
4:00pm – Welcome – FPC General Members Meeting (2nd Floor Large Conference Room)
4:05pm -- FPC business, if any
4:20pm -- Seminar by Tom O'Neal on "Starting a new business"– how to use SBIR/STTR in small businesses, VC funding, UCF Incubator resources, etc., with Q&A
5:00pm -- Presentation by Lisa Rice on RAWI* -- program, survey results, etc. -- followed by discussion
5:45pm -- Reception & networking; hosted by UCF Office of Research & Commercialization
7:00pm -- Adjourn. Go to dinner at local restaurant if sufficient interest

*Regional Aerospace Workforce Initiative
This is a partnership between Florida High Tech Corridor Council, Brevard Workforce, Workforce Central Florida and the Center for Business Excellence that will bring together leaders from across the region in areas of economic development, workforce, education, technology transfer and industry. The RAWI is tasked with:
- reviewing the region’s existing and emerging assets;
- obtaining feedback from community leadership;
- participating in a SWOT analysis to help guide the overall development of a regional strategy with a shared identity and vision for the regional economy.

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