The next meeting of DVRPC's Regional Community and Economic Development Forum (RCEDF) will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd in DVRPC's Main Conference Room, with coffee and networking beginning at 9:30 a.m. The meeting, titled “A Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: Investing in Entrepreneurship in the Region”, will begin with a brief presentation by Andrew Reid (U.S. Economic Development Administration) and a summary of the 2012 Annual Update of Greater Philadelphia’s Regional Economic Development Framework, followed by presentations by:
- Saul Behar (Vice President and General Counsel, University City Science Center) on new Science Center initiatives;
- Terrence Hicks (Vice President of the Investment Group, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania) on venture capital and angel investing; and
- Greg Heller (Executive Director, The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation – formerly a smart growth planner here at DVRPC!) on The Center for Culinary Enterprises.
The meeting agenda is attached. AICP CM credits will be offered for this event – if you plan to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 19th.