Developing Innovation Hubs in Smaller Cities and Towns

Cultivating an innovation economy is hard work as it is, but these challenges can be even greater for suburbs, smaller cities and rural areas. From strengthening STEM education, to building a community of local inventors and entrepreneurs, to tapping into overlooked innovation assets, in this session you will learn from practitioners working outside of the nation’s major technology centers about their efforts to develop hubs that encourage innovation, support entrepreneurship, and help boost community vitality.