2011 Conference Highlights

A very special thank you to Courtney Curatolo, Conference Chair, for coordinating, organizing and making this event so valuable to FEDC members. Another special thank you to the 2011 FEDC Conference Sponsors!

June 23rd

10am           Plenary Session: How Does Florida Compete Against Other States

11am           Breakout Sessions


Water Quality Issues

Energy Efficiency and PACE Legislation

Workforce Florida Funding Opportunities

International Economic Development

12pm           Lunch 2011 Marketing and Volunteer of the Year Awards

1:30pm        Breakout Sessions:

Florida Financing Options

Talent Supply Chain and Higher Education Partnerships

Economic Development Online: Past, Present, and Future

Econ Incentives 101

2:45pm        Breakout Sessions

Grow FL and Economic Gardening

Space Florida

Target Industry Cluster Task Forces

So you want to be a CeCD? Economic Development Certification


4pm Plenary Session: Economic and Workforce Development Moving Forward

5:30pm        Florida Trend Reception

6:30pm        2011 Toni Jennings and Eunice Sullivan Professional Awards Dinner

June 24th

8am Plenary Session: The Future of Supply Chain Logistics in Florida

9:15am        Breakout Session

Economic Development Councils and City Partnerships

Economic Development Tools for Small to Medium Sized Communities

Marketing your Competitive Advantages

The Simulation Industry: What is Simulation?

Florida Banner Centers


10:30am      Closing Plenary Session: Innovation Economics featuring Ed Morrison – Purdue University