New World Center
500 17 Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139
9:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
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**Due to large interest in this event, we have reached event capacity and moved to a waitlist.**If you register for a waitlist ticket, you will be notified immediately when space becomes available. The event will also be live streamed at events.theatlantic.com and video coverage will be available on the program site in the days following the event. With questions, email email@example.com.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------On February 13, The Atlantic and The Atlantic Cities will launch Start-Up City: Miami, gathering leading entrepreneurs and tech experts from London, New York, California, Kansas City, and more at the New World Center in Miami for a day of discussions about different aspects of the city’s innovation ecosystem. In partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and in association with the Creative Class Group, the inaugural program will explore the emerging models of "urban tech" taking root in cities around the world.In recent years, Miami has seen a surge in entrepreneurship and creative ventures. After a decade of rapid growth and urbanization, much work remains to be done if Miami is to become a hub for the global creative class. What short-term and long-term strategies will do the most to attract entrepreneurs and start-ups to the city? Featuring roundtables, panels, and interviews on tech, design, start-up incubators, audience Q&A, a networking lunch and more, this daylong program will give participants a 360-degree view of how to attract tech, talent, and innovation to the Miami community.PROGRAM AGENDA*February 13, 2013 | New World Center | 500 17th Street | Miami Beach, FL 33139 9:00 am Opening Remarks: Matthew Haggman, Program Director, Knight Foundation9:05 am Framing Remarks on Miami: The Entrepreneurial Mecca of the Future: Manny Diaz, Former Mayor, City of Miami 9:15 am Framing Remarks on The Urban Tech Revolution: Richard Florida, Senior Editor, The Atlantic 9:25 am Keynote Presentation on The City as the Start-Up: How to Jumpstart Movement: Tony Hsieh, Chief Executive Officer, Zappos9:50 am Keynote Interview: Tony Hsieh, Chief Executive Officer, Zappos, in conversation with Richard Florida, Senior Editor, The Atlantic10:20 am Panel Discussion: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem· Sam Arbesman, Senior Scholar in Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University· Adriana Cisneros, Vice Chairman of the Board and Director of Strategy, Cisneros Group · Brad Feld (via Skype), Author, Start-Up Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City· Eric Toone, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative, Duke University11:00 am Design Roundtable: A New Start-Up Geography· Demian Bellumio, Chief Operating Officer, Senzari· Niesen Kasdin, Former Mayor, Miami Beach · Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Dean, School of Architecture of University of Miami 11:45 am Networking Lunch12:30 pm Urbanism Roundtable: The Urban Tech Shift – Lessons from New York and London· Max Nathan, Co-Founder, Centre for Cities· Neil Kleiman, Director, NYU Wagner Innovation Labs1:15 pm Panel Discussion: Building a Transcontinental Tech Hub· Marcelo Ballona, Founder, Submarino· Juan Diego Calle, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, .co· Juan Pablo Cappello, Co-Founder, idea.me· Manny Medina, Founder, Terremark2:10 pm Innovation Roundtable: Sparking Start-Up Success· Susan Amat, Professor and Executive Director, “The Launch Pad” at the Toppel Career Center at the University of Miami· Fernando Fabre, President, Endeavor · Melissa Krinzman, Founder and Managing Director, Venture Architects3:05 pm Closing Keynote Interview: Steve Case, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution 4:00 pm Concluding RemarksFollow @Atlantic_LIVE on Twitter for programming updates and join the conversation online using #StartupMiami. With questions, email Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-266-7163. Note to Government Employees: In deference to the letter and spirit of applicable ethics regulations, this event is not intended for politically-appointed federal executive branch employees or for state and local government employees. A description of this event - written for government ethics office review - may be requested by writing Joanna at email@example.com. In Partnership With
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