Oct 2-4, 2016

Sheraton Bay Point

Panama City, FL

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Featured Sessions

Engage. Connect. Grow.

Engage. Connect. Grow. - Stan Connally, President & CEO, Gulf Power

Leveraging Federal Investments for Economic Growth in Northwest Florida

Moderator - Dr. Ken Ford

Founder and CEO

Institute for Human and Machine Cognition


Dr. Morley Stone, Chief Technology Officer, Air Force Research Laboratory 

Strategy for Northwest Florida's Future - Interactive Panel

Interactive Session on Regional Transformation

Discussion Leader: Kim Wilmes, President & CEO - Florida's Great Northwest

Get Into The Goal-Setting Mindset

Daymond John

Founder & CEO, FUBU and Branding Expert & Investor on ABC's Shark Tank

Book Signing - Daymond John

A Taste of Northwest Florida Reception

Reception/Buffet dinner, featuring local chefs of Northwest Florida

Sponsored by Beggs & Lane, RLLP

Music by Art Deux

St. Andrews Terrace

Regional Economic Highlights

Rick Harper

Assistant Vice President

University of West Florida Office of Economic Development and Engagement

Zach Jenkins


University of West Florida Haas Center

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