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Wednesday, July 17
New Member Orientation
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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"How East Orlando Became Innovation Way and the Challenges for its Future"
Joe Wallace, Executive Director for Central Florida Research Park
Joe Wallace is Executive Director of the 1,027-acre Central Florida Research Park, which is located next to the University of Central Florida. The Research Park consists of 126 organizations; approximately 10,000 employees; 3.7 million square feet of office, manufacturing and laboratory facilities; and two hotels. Major tenants include AT&T Mobility, SAIC, Raytheon, General Dynamics, and L-3. Research, development and procurement activities for Department of Defense simulation and training activities result in approximately $5.0 billion of annual expenditures for simulation and training systems.
Joe Wallace is responsible for the overall development and operation of the Central Florida Research Park, including governmental approvals, economic development, financial controls, legal issues, marketing and public relations. Joe’s career at the Central Florida Research Park has spanned 26 years. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1976 with a degree in public administration. He was a pilot in the Air Force for 6 years and transported military leaders and elected officials worldwide in the C-141 and the CT-39 Sabreliner. He also has four years experience in the computer industry including UNISYS Corporation before joining the Research Park.
Community and professional activities have included serving on following boards: the UCF Research Foundation, the Orlando Science Center, the Orlando Chamber of Commerce and the Association of University Research Parks.
COST TO ATTEND
Register by Monday, July 15
$20 for Members | $25 for Non-Members
After Monday, July 15, $25 for All
www.eocc.org or call (407)[masked]
Our signature event will take place on the third Wednesday of each month unless otherwise noted. Our event features fantastic networking opportunities with fellow members, a keynote speaker or panel discussion and a delicious meal. Members, be sure to pre-pay in order to get the discounted rate.