Upcoming Events

August 13, 2017

2017 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN2017)

Santa Fe,NM
Date: August 13 - 17, 2017

The conference will be hosted by NIST and co-sponsored by NIST CNST, Sandia and Argonne National Labs. OMN is an annual conference that draws in leading researchers, from industry and academia, who harness the interaction of light, or photons, with produced structures at micro and nanoscale and engineer these interactions through structure geometry and mechanical motion. This leads to diverse applications in technology fields such as imaging, communication, sensing, and instrumentation, as well

Singularity University Global Summit

San Francisco,CA
Date: August 13 - 15, 2017

Converging technologies are accelerating human progress and creating unexpected opportunities at an unfathomable pace. This is your chance to join a world-class collection of thinkers, leaders and doers to help redefine the future of business, technology, and humanity as a whole. Singularity University Global Summit is SU’s flagship event, and is the place to meet fellow changemakers while discovering the world’s breakthrough innovations. Learn more>>>

August 14, 2017

Beyond Phase II Mentor Protege Training Week

Date: August 14 - 17, 2017

The Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) is pleased to announce the 2017 Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Beyond Phase II (BPII) and Mentor Protégé Training Week (MPTW) "Future Innovation in the DOD Marketplace." This collaborative event is designed to strengthen DOD’s commitment to the Small Business community by equipping the Defense Industrial Base and Government representatives with

International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology

Date: August 14 - 16, 2017

Our Mission is to advance the field of wildlife endocrinology by promoting stronger inter-disciplinary collaboration among wildlife and conservation biologists to optimize animal health, reproduction, and welfare in support of global conservation efforts. Our Vision is to provide an international forum that facilitates the exchange of information and development of collaborative wildlife endocrine studies. To help advance the use of non-invasive and minimally invasive sampling technologies and

Webinar: Developing Your IP and Startups Through Corporate Strategic Alliances: Corporate Needs Broadcast Series

Date: August 14, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar meets 12 times. If you missed any of the past webinars in this series, visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBfZa2r3hIZplmE1QHoxd3VeQtwJ-3Pv_ This webinar series highlights the technical and scouting needs of our Corporate Selection Committee for the University Startups Conference and Demo Day. Each session will feature speakers from open innovation, corporate venture, and R&D to talk about what they are looking for from

August 15, 2017

Florida Minority Enterprise Development Conference

Location: Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park 950 Lake Carillon Drive
St Petersburg,FL 33716
Date: August 15 - 18, 2017

SPONSORED BY THE MINORITY ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF TAMPA BAY,INC. The mission of MED Corp is to insure the coordination and continued success of MED Conference activities in the state of Florida. The event includes a business matchmaker and trade show and seminars on topics such as establishing relationships with buyers, how to do business with government and the private sector and other valuable sustaining business topics. Learn more>>>

Life Sciences Forum on Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES 2017)

Location: Walt Disney World Dolphin 1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Orlando,FL 32830
Date: August 15 - 16, 2017

Beyond Theory — Drive the Facility of the Future Utilizing MES and Continuous Manufacturing Packed with breakthrough content and next-generation strategies, CBI’s MES 2017 is dedicated to providing tangible insight on innovative applications and processes to master this advanced IT-based solution in a highly regulated environment. Learn more>>>

OWIT South Florida Tour of Port Miami

Location: Port Miami 1015 N America Way
Miami,FL 33132
Date: August 15, 2017 Time: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

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Salesforce & SBA Webinar: Finding the Right Technology for Your Growing Business

Location: Webinar
Date: August 15, 2017 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Stephen Morris, Director of Strategic Alliances at SBA and Kat Suyderhoud, Product Marketing Senior Manager at Salesforce tackle some of the common challenges for small businesses during this webinar. You will come away with the knowledge of how to evaluate the technological needs of your growing business. >Register Here

U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Webinar: Why Banking Relationships are Important

Location: Webinar
Date: August 15, 2017 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this webinar, exporters will understand the critical role of banks in the Letter of Credit process. Exporters will learn how many banks should be involved in a letter of credit transaction and the responsibilities of the banks. Exporters will also learn why banks charge fees, if banking fees are excessive, and if you can negotiate fees with banks. They will learn if banks will help you with your letters of credit and why they are not your enemy. Mr. Richard “Chip” Thomas,

Webinar: Join US Ignite to Learn How to Become a Smart Gigabit Community

Date: August 15, 2017 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

US Ignite Community - In late July, US Ignite and the Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) team announced that the organization will accept applications for additional communities to join its SGC program, a program that seeks to enable communities to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation, gigabit applications and services. The SGC program enhances local community innovation ecosystems to develop and deploy next-generation gigabit applications and services that run on

August 16, 2017

27th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews 2017

Location: Ritz Carlton Amelia Island 4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island,F 32034
Date: August 16 - 19, 2017

The 27th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews 2017 is a course dedicated to the clinical application of new research developments over the preceding year in the fields of oncology and hematology including new therapy options and management of various types of cancer such as gastroesophageal cancer, pancreaticobiliary cancers, colorectal cancer, soft tissue and bone sarcomas and prostate cancer. The 27th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology/Oncology Reviews 2017 brings together


Location: Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Road
North Ft Myers,FL 33917
Date: August 16 - 17, 2017

Citrus Expo℠ began in 1992 and has grown to become the world’s premier seminar and trade show program for citrus growers and industry professionals. Its primary goal is to provide unequalled education and industry fellowship opportunities annually for growers, industry leaders, decision-makers and vendors. Learn more>>>

Elite Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business Network (SDVOB) National Conference

Location: Disney's Coronado Springs Resort 1000 West Buena Vista Drive
Orlando,F 32830
Date: August 16 - 18, 2017

The Elite Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business Network is a Nationwide 501(c)(19) Veterans Organization with the mission of assisting Service-Disabled Veterans to start and grow their businesses. The goal of this conference is to further that cause and provide SDVOB opportunities to meet and partner with Government Agencies and Prime Vendors who understand the value of utilizing SDVOB partners. Learn more>>>

OSD & FSU Wednesday Workshop Series for Small Business

Location: Florida Department of Children & Families 1317 Winewood Blvd.
Tallahassee,FL 32399
Date: August 16, 2017 Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Office of Supplier Diversity & FSU's Procurement Services have joined together to present a Wednesday Workshop Series for Small Businesses. Join OSD and FSU once a quarter in 2017 to learn about government contracting, the systems used in procurement activities and other programs offered to help small businesses. August's topics include: OSD: Doing Business with the State of Florida, MyFloridaMarketPlace FSU: Doing Business with FSU Learn more>>>