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Please join us for the Annual Maritime Innovation: connecting, training and advancing conference. This event will bring together leading edge marine technology companies for a day of programming aimed at providing an overview of current trends in the industry, and a showcase of start up companies to discuss their new technologies.
This event is Sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and is part of our mission to connect the university with industry, organizations, state and federal agencies, and other key stakeholders in order to grow the region's economy.
8:30 Registration & Networking
9:00 Welcome - Toby Stapleton, Assistant Vice Chancellor & Director of UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
9:10 Opening Remarks, Dean Steve Lohrenz, UMass Dartmouth School of Science and Marine Technology
9:30 Keynote Speaker: Paul M Brett, Head school of ocean technology, Fisheries and marine institute of Memorial university
10:00 Network and Coffee Break
10:30 Panel Discussion : Arctic, What are the needs today?
Moderator: Jose A. Vazquez, New Stone Soup VT, LLC
11:30 Elevator Pitches (8 Marine Technology Firms will deliver a 5 minute elevator pitch)
12:00 Lunch, buffet
Speaker, Matthew Morrissey, Vice President, Massachusetts Deepwater Wind
1:15 Workshop : “Doing Cross-Border Business”
2:15 Network and Coffee Break
2:30 Panel: Arctic, Ongoing work and market gaps?
Moderator: Carolyn Kirk, Deputy Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
3:30 Elevator Pitches (8 Marine Technology Firms will deliver a 5 minute elevator pitch)
4:15 Signing of the MOU between the Umass Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), Halifax, Nova Scotia
5:00 Networking Reception, Open Bar (wine/beer) with hot, delicious, Hor d'oeuvres
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