Agenda

September 24: EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT DAY

8:00 am

REGISTRATION

 

8:30 am

WELCOME / INTRO TO THE FLC

Valerie Larkin, FLC NE Regional Coordinator

8:45 am

WELCOME TO NEWPORT

Jamie Bova, Mayor of Newport, RI

9:00 am

INNOVATE NEWPORT

Tuni Schartner, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

9:15 am

MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIPS – GROWING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

Christian Cowan, Polaris MEP

10:00 am

BREAK / NETWORKING

 

10:30 am

PARTNERSHIP INTERMEDIARY AGREEMENTS

Joe Nicholson, City of Newport

Molly Magee, The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA)

George Nickolopoulos, University of Rhode Island Business Engagement Center

12:00 pm

LUNCH / NETWORKING

Innovative Newport Café

1:00 pm

INDUSTRY PANEL

Whitney Million, Aquabotix

Anthony Baro, PowerDocks

Drew Carey, INSPIRE Environmental

2:30 pm

BREAK / NETWORKING

 

3:00 pm

THE BLUE INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM

Toby Stapleton, Salve Regina University

3:30 pm

RHODE ISLAND TEXTILE INNOVATION NETWORK

Mary Johnson / Michael Woody

4:00 pm

TOUR OF INNOVATE NEWPORT

Tuni Schartner

4:30 pm

RECEPTION

Innovate Newport
Music by Dragonfly Marie

6:30 pm

DINNER

Parlor Bar & Kitchen,
200 Broadway, Newport


September 25: FLC MEETING

8:45 am

WELCOME

Valerie Larkin, NE Regional Coordinator

9:00 am

NATIONAL FLC UPDATE

Courtney Silverthorn, NIST, FLC Financial Officer

9:45 am

SUPPORTING MARITIME FIRST RESPONDERS

Bert Macesker, USCG R&D Center

10:15 am

BREAK / EXHIBITION TABLES

 

10:45 am

NEW BUSINESS / Q&A

Valerie Larkin

11:15 am

INTRODUCTION OF NEW CO-REGIONAL COORDINATORS / DEPUTY REGIONAL COORDINATOR

11:30 am

FLC NE AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Laurie Bagley, Deputy Regional Coordinator

12:00 pm

LUNCH

Innovative Newport Café

12:45 pm

LEAVE FOR TOUR OF NUWCDIVNPT FACILITIES

 

2:45 pm

COMPLETE TOUR / MEETING CONCLUDES