2016 ANNUAL ECONOMIC SUMMITGreater Portland Inc’s signature event celebrates the region’s public-private partnership and puts a spotlight on our competitiveness in a global economy. The Summit brings together hundreds of regional leaders from public and private organizations for an informative and engaging event where business ideas, innovations, and regional successes are shared.
This year's keynote speaker is Kian Gohar, the founding Executive Director of the Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), a joint offering of XPRIZE and Singularity University. IPP is an innovation ecosystem for Fortune 500 senior executives to learn about disruptive technologies and business models. Kian is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of innovation experience spanning venture capital, academia and start-ups in the US, Europe and China. Read more about Kian here.
Kian will speak about the growth of exponential technology, its implications for society and how Greater Portland can utilize technology to harness and augment regional competitiveness.
This event sells out every year, so register today for your table or seat. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. A buffet breakfast will be served. Program begins at 8:30 a.m., and we will adjourn at 11:00 a.m.
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Cara Rene, VP of Stakeholder Relations.