OUR NEXT GIANT LEAP
A giant leap is happening — one prepared by history and poised for the future. Game-changing pioneers and legacy powerhouses are reinventing the Space Coast into the high-tech hub of the 21st century. This exciting new chapter, decades in the making, is just beginning. Discover the EDC’s new major initiative which will continue to propel Our Next Giant Leap February 2, 2022 at the 2021/2022 EDC Annual Meeting.
5:30P.M. to 8:00P.M.
Doors open at 5:15 P.M. Program begins at 5:30 P.M.
A networking reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, spirits and beverages are included with registration, and will occur immediately after the program.
Location: Brevard Zoo, Nyami Nyami River Lodge
FEATURING PRESENTATIONS FROM:
LYNDA L. WEATHERMAN
President and CEO
EDC of Florida’s Space Coast
ELLEN WINTER, Ph.D.
Director of Philanthropy & Campaign
Recipient of the Gary R. Cunningham Distinguished Service Award for Economic Development
Union Home Mortgage
Volunteer of the Year
Hiring Our Heroes
Serving Brevard since 1958, Parrish is proud of its contributions to the physical, social, environmental and economic health and wellbeing of the community and people we serve. Our relentless commitment to assuring quality, safety and healing experiences for everyone all the time has resulted in Parrish ranking among the top hospitals in the nation for quality and safety. In 2016, with the announcement of Parrish becoming the first nationally Integrated Care certified healthcare organization by The Joint Commission, we introduced Parrish Healthcare, a regional network of collaborative health service providers. Parrish Healthcare’s collaborative network of hospitals, providers, insurers, and other allied health, social, and community-based service partners are effectively removing duplication of services and applying shared evidence-based best practices to achieve real integrated healing care for patients, families and communities. Through our county’s economic ebbs and flows, as well as the evolution and transformation of our nation’s healthcare system, Parrish has proven its resolve to its mission, vision and values:
For more information visit parrishhealthcare.com
Sidus Space is a space-as-a-service company focused on full concept commercial satellite design that enables new technologies to gain space flight operational heritage, and the ability to deliver data and predictive analytics to domestic and global customers. Sidus Space has nearly 10 years of extensive commercial, military, and government manufacturing experience combined with space qualification experience. We support commercial space, aerospace, defense, underwater marine, and other commercial and government customers. LizzieSat™ (LS) is our 3D manufactured low earth orbit (LEO) microsatellite that focuses on rapid, cost-effective development and testing of upcoming innovative spacecraft technologies for multiple customers. LS is a 100kg (220-pound) satellite with space to integrate customer sensors and technologies rapidly. By developing a standardized operating system for space, we can deliver customer payloads to orbit in months rather than years. In addition, we anticipate providing high-impact data for insights on aviation, maritime, weather, space services, earth intelligence and observation, financial technology (Fintech), and the Internet of Things (IoT). Our strategy is to build an all-inclusive space-as-a-service platform for the global space economy that expands access to commercial, government, and academic innovators. Our Cape Canaveral, Florida headquarters features a 35,000 square foot manufacturing, assembly, integration, and testing facility. We are Aerospace Basic Quality System Standard (AS) 9100D certified, International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) registered, and have received approval of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) spectrum licensing for both X-Band and S-Band frequencies.
Alpha-Omega Training and Compliance, Inc. (AOTC) is a Florida-based, Veteran-owned small business specializing in Environmental Remediation and Consulting, Environmental Engineering, Safety Training and Compliance, Industrial Hygiene services, and Emergency Spill response and recovery. Based in Brevard County for almost 13-years, we’ve served many local clients, such as local manufacturers, municipalities, military, space, and other government agencies.
AOTC has four other offices in the state to help achieve full coverage for our emergency response (ER) teams. Our main ER office is located in Newberry with three other offices in Jacksonville, Tampa and Ft. Meyers. We offer 24-hour emergency spill response services for various hazardous chemicals, materials, and products. Our spill response teams ensures fast deployment and guaranteed compliance. At AOTC, we’re committed to providing superior value and exceptional services to our clients in Florida and across the Southeast U.S.
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