The Brunswick Naval Air Station: Redevelopment and Innovation

Friday, June 12, 2015 ● 8:30 AM -12:30 PM

Southern Maine Community College at Brunswick Landing (formerly Brunswick Naval Air Station)

Sewall Street, Brunswick, Maine

Event Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 AM                  Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 AM                  Sustain Southern Maine Business Meeting/Networking

9:45 – 10:15 AM                Brunswick Naval Air Station & Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority – Context and history of the base redevelopment presented by Steve Levesque, Executive Director, Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority & John Eldridge, Town Manager, Town of Brunswick

10:15 – 11:30 AM                Bus Tour of Naval Air Station narrated by Jeffrey Jordan, Deputy Director, Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM      Concurrent Sessions

  1. Business Incubator – What’s New? – Presented by Kristine Schuman, TechPlace Administrator, TechPlace & Linda Smith, Business Development Manager, Town of Brunswick.  Learn about TechPlace, a business incubator/technology accelerator located at Brunswick Landing and the growing businesses located there.
  2. Renewable Energy Innovation – Presented by Tom Brubaker, Utilities Manager, Brunswick Renewable Energy Center & John Simoneau, Project Manager, Capital Project Administration, Bowdoin College.  Learn about the Brunswick Renewable Energy Center’s anaerobic digester, Bowdoin College’s largest-in-the-state solar array, and more.
  3. Conservation – A Seized Opportunity – Anna Breinich, Director of Planning and Development, Town of Brunswick.  Learn about the conveyance and management of over 800 acres of recreational opportunities, trails and open space transferred from Brunswick Naval Air Station to the Town of Brunswick.

12:30 PM                                  Event close. Attendees are encouraged to stay and grab lunch at one of Brunswick’s great dining establishments.

This event is free.

Space is limited, RSVPs encouraged: rschaffner@gpcog.org

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