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Thursday, June 18 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bucking the Hype: What Really Works in Urban Economies and Entrepreneurial Spaces SESSION IS 75% FULL

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1 Hour Panel:

Innovation happens when people come together and collaborate. But how should cities transform pieces of real estate into spaces that foster innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship? In this panel, experts talk about the growing importance of urban spaces in the innovation economy and key ingredients of developing successful spaces to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and drive economic activity.

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Luke Norris

Code for America, Director of Government Relations
Luke Norris is the Director of Government Relations for Code for America, a national nonprofit based in San Francisco who aims to help government work for the people by the people in the 21st century.  Luke lives and works in Kansas City, Mo., where he’s been recognized for his... Read More →

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Bill Fulton

Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University
William Fulton is Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University (www.kinder.rice.edu). He came to Rice after a long career in California and Washington, D.C., as an author, researcher, professor, elected official, and practicing urban planner and economic... Read More →
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Eric Gertler

Executive Vice President, New York Economic Development Corporation
Eric Gertler serves as Executive Vice President at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he is also the Managing Director of the Center for Economic Transformation (“CET”). The CET aims to strengthen New York City’s economy by diversifying and growing the... Read More →
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Timothy J Nichols

Managing Director, Impact Hub SF
My passion is for building a socially and environmentally sustainable society. Given that every system, be it economic, governmental, environmental, or social, is inextricably linked, I work within the social innovation and sustainability fields to create platforms which increase... Read More →

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Code for America

Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship
Code for America believes government can work for the people, by the people in the 21st century. We build open source technology and organize a network of people dedicated to making government services simple, effective, and easy to use. Here's how: We encourage and empower residents... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Nob Hill C: Small Business Development & Entrepreneruship

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