Events By Category: “Speaker/Lecture/Seminar”

  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This two-hour virtual seminar will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Learn about the journey from pre-venture to start-up to opening your business and cover: Business legal …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • Why the Blackstone Launchpad

    Virtual

    Your network is your net worth, and we want to help you know and grow a successful career.  Whether you have a business idea or are looking to gain traction in your job search, we are here to help you learn the smartest ways to leap ahead in your success. Join this session to see all of the great opportunities …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • SBA Workshop: Small Business Programs for Underserved

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    We look forward to seeing you in person at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. Basic in-person workshop: This presentation provides an understanding of the various certifications impacted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and discusses eligibility criteria and the application process. Your business should obtain the proper certifications, if available, to aid your business to make effective connections with the …

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long term growth. Please note: Certain device’s operating systems (e.g. Windows S mode), browsers, programs/features, applications, firewalls, …

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  • Study Abroad 101 (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This is a presentation for students interested in studying abroad. We will review the students' options for majors, locations and universities. There will be former study abroad students in attendance to answer questions. 

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  • Pathways 2024: Virtual Artist Talks (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    "Virtual Artist Talks" with the Pathways 2024 finalists: Each artist will present their creative practice and research. Attendees can participate in a Q&A following the artists' presentations. The event is free but registration is required. Pathways 2024 Virtual Artist Talk: Patricia L. Cooke, Tenee’ Hart, and Diego Alejandro Waisman June 11 at 6 p.m. EDTRegister Here Pathways 2024 Virtual Artist Talk: …

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  • CREOL Seminar: Mircea Mujat, Physical Sciences Inc.

    CREOL: A214 and Virtual

    Title: High-Resolution Retinal Imaging: Technology Overview and Applications Abstract: Adaptive optics (AO) has been used in many applications, including astronomy, microscopy and medical imaging. In retinal imaging, AO provides real-time correction of the aberrations introduced by the cornea and the lens to facilitate diffraction-limited imaging of retinal microstructures. Most importantly, AO-based retinal imagers provide cellular-level resolution and quantification of changes induced …

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  • UCF History with Dr. Stacey Malaret

    Virtual

    Learn about your university and the history of UCF with the director of the LEAD Scholars Academy, Dr. Stacey Malaret.

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  • Market Research: Your Business and Competition

    Virtual

    As part of its ongoing Expert Speaker series, the Florida APEX Accelerator at UCF is pleased to host the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting – Area III to discuss best practices on how to use market research to make one’s business more competitive. Procurement Center Representative Jessica Gaskins will provide resources and guidance on how to conduct …

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This two-hour virtual seminar will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Learn about the journey from pre-venture to start-up to opening your business and cover: Business legal …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • Marketing Basics (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This webinar will provide an overview of the marketing process for small business, as well as a close look at all elements of a marketing plan. Marketing is the driver of revenue growth and an imperative for small business success. Topics include the traditional four “P’s” of marketing — product, place, promotion and price — as well as three new …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • SBA Workshop: Disaster Recovery (Sometimes Gray Clouds Bring a Silver Lining!)

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    We look forward to seeing you in person at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. If you reside in Florida, you are subject to floods, storms and other natural events on an annual basis. When FEMA is activated, emergency contracting will be needed, and if you are registered in the SAM.gov disaster registry your firm may be considered for those short-fused …

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  • Market Research: Set-Asides and Responding to Research Requests

    Virtual

    As part of its ongoing Expert Speaker series, the Florida APEX Accelerator at UCF is pleased to host the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting – Area III to share how research can help one’s business better target and respond to Sources Sought Notices and Requests for Information. Procurement Center Representative Jessica Gaskins will review: How targeted responses …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • CREOL Seminar: Volker J. Sorger

    CREOL : 103 and Virtual

    Title: CHIPS Act and Florida’s Semiconductor Ecosystem: Partnerships, Photonics, and AIAbstract: In this seminar I will share the unique opportunity of Florida to lead the nation in ‘Specialty Electronics’. After a Chips Act 101, I will share how the various R&D and manufacturing funding programs relate to photonic technologies especially. Then, I will share some of our latest work in …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • SBA Workshop: How SBA Can Help Your Small Business Achieve the American Dream

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    We look forward to seeing you in person at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. This presentation will provide an overview of programs available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to support the establishment and growth of small businesses. These programs include loan guaranty and venture capital programs to enhance small business access to capital, contracting programs to increase small business …

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long term growth. Please note: Certain device’s operating systems (e.g. Windows S mode), browsers, programs/features, applications, firewalls, …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • SBA Workshop: Federal Surplus Property Program for 8(a) and Veteran-owned Firms

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    We look forward to seeing you in person at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. This webinar will explain the Small Business Administration (SBA) federal surplus property programs currently available to 8(a) firms and veteran-owned small businesses. We will address the regulatory guidance applicable to both programs, eligibility criteria and the role of the SBA district office monitoring these programs if …

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