Strap on your goggles...It's a whole new game!

Submitted by Betsey Merkel on Sat, 06/17/2006 - 12:16.

Strap on your goggles...It's a whole new game!

Presented with the generous support of Cleveland State University Nance College of Business Administration

The old rules don't apply anymore. We're living in a networked world where innovation and entrepreneurship matter most. Looking ahead, what is the legacy we leave to future generations? What can we do today to transform Northeast Ohio?

Join us for three days of Open Source Economic Development presentations and interactive working groups.

You will learn about:

- Regions building open networks of collaboration

- Our research roadmap

- Stories from Midtown entrepreneurs

- Building new connections

- New practices and tools for Open Source Economic Development

Day One: Wednesday, June 28

Building Innovation Zones in Northeast Ohio. Northeast Ohio will be transformed by open, collaborative networks of innovation with colleges, universities and libraries embedded in these networks.

Date: Wednesday, June 28

Time: 8:00 A.M. to Noon

Place: Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Nance School of Business

Fee: $5.00 per person, includes continental breakfast

Program, registration & parking information here.

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Day Two and Three: Thursday, June 29th & Friday, June 30th

Open Source Economic Development: New Practices and Tools for Economic Development. Open Source Economic Development is a new approach to economic development that shows you how to develop the open networks that drive innovation in a two-day curriculum.

Dates: Thursday, June 29 & Friday, June 30

Time: 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Place: Baldwin Wallace College,Strosacker Hall College Union

Fee: $295.00 for both days, including meals and parking. Scholarships available: email Susan Altshuler at SusanAltshuler [at] gmail [dot] com

Register here.

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Resources:

Read the I-Open Whitepaper, written by Ed Morrison. The paper provides an overview and guide to new practices in Open Source Economic Development. Your can download a copy to your desktop here.

Download you copy of the Midtown Innovation Zone Report 1st Qtr. here.

For information and to register, contact:

Betsey Merkel, Network Development

The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)

Cleveland Midtown Innovation Center

4415 Euclid Ave., Suite 310

Cleveland, OH 44103 USA

Tel. 216-246-2447

Email: BetseyMerkel [at] gmail [dot] com

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