Educational event: Delaney and Vitti to talk shop at JAXUSA event
Duval Superintendent of Schools Nikolai Vitti and University of North Florida President John Delaney take the stage together Sept. 24 to discuss education at the JAXUSA Partnership quarterly luncheon at the Hyatt Downtown.
The event is designed as a conversation between Vitti and Delaney, who chairs the JAXUSA Partnership, which is the chamber's economic-development division.
Have a question for Vitti or Delaney about education? Here's a chance to ask it.
Those attending can submit their questions about education or talent development upon registration. Questions will be reviewed and those accepted will then be chosen at random.
The event is scheduled 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Costs range from $45 to $70 for individual tickets. For information, visit myjaxchamber.com.
Swoope headlining Clay Chamber
Gray Swoope, Florida secretary of commerce, keynotes this week at the Clay County Economic Development Council quarterly event.
He is scheduled to talk about local and state efforts to expand the economy, especially in Clay County.
The lunch event is scheduled 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts Conference Center at 283 College Drive in Orange Park.
The cost is $35 in advance and $40 that day. For information, visit claychamber.com.
Choosing Jacksonville the topic for NAIOP/ULI
The NAIOP commercial real estate group and Urban Land Institute North Florida chapter will present "Making the First Coast the First Choice" at noon Sept. 12 at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel.
Speakers are Thomas Alcide, Saft America; Richard Caplin, HCI Group; and Michael Ianella, Deutsche Bank.
City Office of Economic Development Executive Director Ted Carter will moderate the panel.
Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $35 for members and $50 for nonmembers and guests. Information: naiopenefl.com.
World Affairs Council starts series with Singer
Peter Singer, a senior fellow with the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, kicks off the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville Global Issues Evenings series at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at the University of North Florida Herbert University Center.
His topic is "Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century." The event is co-hosted with the UNF Distinguished Voices Lecture Series. The event is free.
For reservations and information, visit worldaffairscounciljax.org.
Women entrepreneurs the topic for ACG
The North Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth starts the program year with a panel discussion about "Women Entrepreneurs: Building Successful Companies in Jacksonville."
Panelists are Jennifer Linville, founder and CEO of MedAxiom; Teresa Meares, founder and CEO of DGG Taser & Tactical Supply; and Susan Cuthbertson, founder and CEO of Cuthbertson & Associates.
The moderator will be Tammie Nemecek, director of the GrowFL program of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida.
The event is scheduled 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 19 at The River Club. Costs are $35 for chapter members and JAX Chamber members, $45 for chapter member guests and $60 for non-members.
For information, visit acg.org/northflorida.
Economist business editor visits Sept. 27
Matthew Bishop, The Economist U.S. business editor and New York bureau chief, speaks to the World Affairs Council and The Gate Governors Club Global Business Luncheon at noon Sept. 27 at The River Club. His topic is "An Update from The Economist." Cost is $50 for members and $75 for non-members.
For information, visit worldaffairscounciljax.org.