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'Investing in the Future' panel features Gov. Jeb Bush

November 05, 2010

A live webcast of the event "Investing in the Future: A Conversation with Governor Jeb Bush" from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 8 – co-sponsored by ASU and Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) – can be accessed here.

Jeb Bush was the governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. During those eight years, he made notable investments to improve Florida’s future. In the area of biotechnology, Bush used public dollars to lure The Scripps Research Institute to expand to Florida. In education, he gave schools a letter grade ranging from A to F and rewarded schools for success with monetary bonuses.  For the economy, he supported Enterprise Florida, a business-government partnership that works to diversify Florida’s economy and create businesses in innovative, high-growth industries.
The event's agenda is as follows:

4 p.m. Welcome – Bill Harris, SFAz and Michael Crow, ASU.

4:10 p.m. Charting a Course for Arizona’s Technology-Based Economic Development – Ross DeVol, Milken Institute.

4:25 p.m. Investing in the Future – Gov. Jeb Bush. Moderator: Michael Crow. Panel: Bill Harris, SFAz; Sue ClarkJohnson, Morrison Institute for Public Policy.

5:25 p.m. Audience questions. Moderator: Michael Crow.