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Events

Mar
30

7th Annual STEM Professional Association Event

This gathering of Tampa Bay students, parents, educators and professionals features a presentation on diversity and inclusion in STEM education, as well as a robotics demonstration.

Thursday, March 30

Tampa, FL

Presented by: Middleton High School Pre-Collegiate STEM Academy

Click here to register.

Mar
30

Florida GovCon Summit

Themed “Teaming for the Bigger Federal Deals,” Florida GovCon Summit will focus on small business strategies for the federal marketplace.  Keynote speakers include Sid Fuchs, president and CEO of MacAulay-Brown and author of “Get Off the Bench,” and Jeff Piersall, CEO of SCB Marketing, and author of “Dogs Don’t Bark at Parked Cars.”  Additional conversations will engage thought leaders on machine intelligence, information technology, cyber and data analytics and federal contracting strategies.

Wednesday, March 29 — Friday, March 30

Tampa, FL

Presented by: Solvability, Inc.

Click here to register.

Apr
03

Florida Center for Cybersecurity 2017 Research Symposium

Event Time: 8:30 a.m.

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity is hosting a symposium April 3-4 to highlight emerging cybersecurity research happening right here in Florida. The 1 1/2-day symposium, held on the campus of the University of South Florida, will feature keynotes by cybersecurity experts, Seed Award program presentations, breakout sessions, panels and more.

Monday, April 3 – Tuesday, April 4

Tampa, FL

Presented by: Florida Center for Cybersecurity

Click here to register.

Apr
04

A Celebration of Innovation Startup Showcase

A Celebration of Innovation is a unique opportunity to see startup companies commercializing the latest life science, medical device, and cutting-edge technologies generated as a result of the more than $700 million in research conducted annually at UF.  Those interested in licensing, commercializing, investing or otherwise becoming involved with getting new discoveries to the marketplace will want to mark their calendars to attend.

Tuesday, April 4

Gainesville, FL

Presented by: University of Florida (UF)

Click here to register.

Apr
05

BIO Legislative Day Fly-In

BioFlorida members are invited to participate in the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Legislative Day Fly-In, a two-day trip filled with legislative briefings and advocacy to engage U.S. Congressmen in conversations about the most important legislative issues facing the biotechnology industry.

Tuesday, April 4 – Wednesday, April 5

Washington, D.C.

Presented by:  BIO

Click here to register.

Apr
06

Pasco EDC NetFest 2017

NetFest is a unique, western-themed networking festival, where economic development and community leaders will enjoy a chili cook-off, barbecue and music.

Thursday, April 6

Odessa, FL

Presented by:  Pasco Economic Development Council

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Apr
07

State of the County – Orange County

Mayor Teresa Jacobs will provide citizens and guests with an overview of Orange County Government’s highlights and achievements from 2016, as well as plans to enhance the economy and job growth over the next year.

Friday, April 7

Orlando, FL

Presented by:  Orange County Government

Click here to register.

Apr
08

Gulf Coast MakerCon

Tampa’s oldest and biggest independent maker festival, Gulf Coast MakerCon, showcases innovative products created by more than 400 technologist, artists, craftsmen and engineers who exemplify the “DIY inventive spirit.”  This year’s event includes a drone race, robotics competition, workshops and more.

Saturday, April 8

Tampa, FL

Presented by:  Gulf Coast Makers

Click here to register.

Apr
13

The Innovation Awards

The Innovation Awards is a lucrative business plan competition for emerging Florida companies.  Business owners showcase their products and services to an audience of potential investors and strategic partners to compete for cash prizes of up to $100,000.

Wednesday, April 12 to Thursday, April 13

Pensacola Beach, FL

Presented by: Florida Small Business Development Council

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Apr
27

SBIR/STTR Phase I & II Proposal Workshops

Ideal for small businesses engaged in research and development, these workshops at the University of Central Florida Business Incubator in Volusia County will provide an extensive overview of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Wednesday, April 26 – Thursday, April 27

Daytona Beach, FL

Presented by:  UCF Business Incubator

Click here to register.