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“The Blue & You” Summer Series: Looking Ahead

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Throughout this Summer Series, experts have shared how industry, government, non-profit and academic partners are building on existing regional, national and global assets to make Rhode Island and Southern New England the leading global center of the Blue Economy. But what is next? During this session, we will hear what’s ahead as Rhode Island continues to strive to set a new 21st century definition for the Blue Economy; one that is, at its core, economically resilient, environmentally sustainable and centered on equitable economic development.

*Lead Presenter: Susan Daly; Strategic Advisor and Consultant

*Moderator: Pete Rumsey; Chief Business Development Officer; URI Foundation;

Leader & Acting RECO; RI Blue Economy Tech Cluster (RI BETC)

4-5 p.m.: Presentation & Q&A

5-5:30 pm.: Networking

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-blue-you-series-looking-ahead-tickets-288564493167?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

“The Blue & You: Understanding Our Blue Economy” summer speaker series will run for a second year in a row. These educational sessions, led by panels of experts, are offered to the general public. Considering Rhode Island has 400 miles of coastline, the blue economy has always been a vital component of the state and Greater Newport’s economy. In recent years, there has been a renewed focus on redefining the term and reenergizing efforts around making Rhode Island a regional hub for blue economy and blue tech. These sessions provide information that will help residents understand what the blue economy is and how it impacts them.

Organizer

Innovate Newport
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Venue

Innovate Newport
513 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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