This summer, 2021, Innovate Newport will host a program called “The Blue & You: Understanding Our Blue Economy.” Each week starting July 8, Innovate Newport will host an in-person event in which an audience can hear from experts in various sectors of The Blue Economy such as marine trades, defense, blue tech, tourism & recreation, offshore wind, and research/education.
The speaker series will be held every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the gymnasium at Innovate Newport. It is a free, in-person event. Registration is required.
On July 29th, the focus will be on the defense industry as it relates to the blue economy. Panelists will include Molly Magee, Executive Director of Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance and Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium, Dave Lussier, President of SEACORP, and Victor Ricci, Chief Technology Officer at Naval Undersea Warfare Center.