Miami, the City of Innovation: Executive Briefing

Miami, the City of Innovation: Executive Briefing

Date: January 22, 2020
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am
Location: Hyatt Regency
(By invitation only)


"In 2014, “The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America,” documented an emerging urban geography of innovation that sits at the intersection of economy-shaping, place-making, and network-building. The growth and rapid evolution of this new geography is in response to broader economic and demographic forces including the pervasiveness of technology." – The Evolution of Innovation Districts: The New Geography of Global Innovation    

In partnership with The City of Miami, Converge Miami and Florida Organization of Regenerative Medicine, 'Miami, the City of Innovation: Executive Briefing' will be held during Advanced Therapies Week. 

This is an executive breakfast meeting and we are delighted to invite Thomas Osha of the Global Institute of Innovation Districts and a carefully selected group of stakeholders, to share their vision to help the City of Miami achieve it's potential.

This event is by order of invitation only. To apply to attend, please contact


  • Welcome video
  • City Manager Emilio Gonzalez, PhD welcoming
  • City Commissioner Chair Ken Russell welcoming
  • A round of introductions
  • Innovation Districts - presented by Thomas Osha
  • Discussion regarding how Miami can leverage its assets to build a vibrant innovation district
  • Determine next steps: actions items and stakeholders
  • Closing remarks from Mayor Francis Suarez
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