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East Orlando Chamber announces OPTIC event, 5 Jun 2018

Posted on May 18, 2018 in General News

The East Orlando Chamber of Commerce will host an Orlando’s Professional Technology and Innovation Collaborative (OPTIC) exclusive panel discussion on the "Commercialization of Innovation".  The Mission of OPTIC is to Connect Solution Seekers with Problem Solvers in an environment without sales pitches from ancillary service providers.  The Chamber looks to grow this organization organically providing educational and informational content.  OPTIC’s first event is Tuesday, 5 June 2018 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn East UCF Area, 1724 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32826.  Cost is $40 ($25 for government employees).  Light refreshments will be provided.  The Chamber has assembled an expert panel to discuss the Commercialization of Innovation, the panelists include:

Michael Lester
Technology Transfer Partnership Manager
NASA / KSC Technology Transfer Office

David Kusuma
VP Product Development & R&D Worldwide
Tupperware Brands Corp.
Developing innovation technologies from the ISS

Dr. Nahid Mohajeri
Founder & CEO Hysense Technology
Created leak detecting technology

Waymon Armstrong
Founder & CEO
Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS)
2010 USA Small Business Person of the Year

Moderated by
Dr. Tom O'Neal
Associate Vice President of Research & Commercialization
University of Central Florida


Register at   For more info about OPTIC go to  For additional event information click on the attached file.


Andrew Cole
Executive Director
East Orlando Chamber


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