APA FL Panel Discussion: Gainesville Innovation District

november 2019

15nov3:00 pm5:00 pmAPA FL Panel Discussion: Gainesville Innovation Districtinformative discussion on the critical Public-Private Partnerships that were key in establishing the Innovation District

Event Details

SCHEDULE:

3:00pm – UF Innovate/The Hub Building Tour

3:30pm – 800 Second Building Tour

4:00pm – PPP Panel Discussion (800 Second Building, 4th floor)

DESCRIPTION:

An informative discussion on the critical Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) that were key in establishing the Innovation District. Panel participants represent a range of both public and private sector entities directly involved. They will share their first-hand experience and insights on:

The importance/advantages of PPPs,

The challenges forming PPPs,

PPPs that established the Innovation District, and

PPPs required to see the district’s continued success.

ORGANIZED BY:

The American Planning Association (APA) Florida San Felasco Section

PANELIST:

Andrew Persons, City of Gainesville Department of Doing, Interim Director

Sarah Vidal, Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area, Director

John Fleming, Trimark Properties, Managing Partner

Brian Crawford, Concept Companies, CEO

Jim O’Connell, Assist. Vice President for Commercialization and Director, UF Innovate – Tech Licensing

PANELIST MODERATOR:

Gerry Dedenbach, AICP, CHW Professional Consultants

Time

(Friday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Location

800 Second Building

800 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

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