Innovation Duplication: Building an InnoEcosystem

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Cities across the country are looking for the secret ingredient to create the next Silicon Valley. Leaders are trying to develop, attract, and retain top talent to compete and create an edge that allows for their city to become the next big thing. Hear from leaders are who engineering success to become the city of tomorrow. Learn how they are incentivizing innovation, using government policies to their advantage, creating a supportive environment for research and development, getting creative with capital investments and cross industry partnerships, and competing with the old guard in order to create an innovation ecosystem that represents the values and assets of their city.

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Kumar Garg

President Obama White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

Fred Hoch


Sam Liccardo

City of San Jose

Alissa Walker

Curbed, Vox Media

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