Gathering of Cluster Initiatives & Networks

03 Nov 2016
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Elijah Pierce | Lobby Level

Gathering of Cluster Initiatives & Networks

This 3rd Annual Cluster Initiatives & Networks Convening will provide organizations using industry clusters as an economic development tool with an opportunity to meet, discuss and learn from colleagues about operating a successful cluster initiative or approach. Lasts until 4:30 P.M.

Agenda

1:30 P.M. – 1:55 P.M. | Opening Remarks: Updates from SSTI, EDA, and the SBA

1:55 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. | Presentation: Global lessons learned in cluster initiative collaboration

2:15 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. | Facilitated Discussion: Unlocking investment for regional industry clusters

3:00 P.M. – 3:10 P.M. | Networking Break

3:10 P.M. – 3:50 P.M. | Facilitated Discussion: Building awareness for clusters and cluster initiatives

3:50 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. | Facilitated Discussion: Continued refinement of common evaluation tools and metrics