Wednesday, Sep 5, 9:30-11:45 AM

The Geography of Innovation: The BioMedical District

Louisiana Cancer Research Center
Getting there
1700 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA

Come learn why innovation is the vision for the BioMedical District New Orleans, the Spirit of Charity, and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. The Geography of Innovation Conference will explore the development potential of innovation strategies; provide insight into the possibilities and economic impact of Innovation Districts; discuss current public incentives available for development; and offer commentary on the future impact of BioMedical District New Orleans and the redevelopment of the former Charity Hospital. We are pleased to announce that the Honorable LaToya Cantrell, Mayor of New Orleans, will provide opening remarks.
Economic development thought leader and Co-founder of New Localism Advisors, Bruce Katz will provide the keynote address.
Katz regularly advises cross-sector urban, metropolitan, national and global leaders on public reforms and private innovations that advance the well-being of metropolitan areas. He is the former Centennial Scholar at Brookings Institution. For more information on panels and speakers, please see the schedule below: FAQs What are my parking options for getting to and from the event? Parking is available in the lot attached to Louisiana Cancer Research Center. There is also overflow parking at the surface lot at St. Joseph Catholic Church (1802 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112). How can I contact the organizer with any questions? For event information contact: Sally Lindsay, New Orleans Business Alliance at For media inquiries contact: Morgan Stewart, New Orleans Business Alliance at