Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is an economic development organization committed to attracting new capital investments and creating regional wealth and new jobs throughout the Greater Rochester, NY region.
Monday, Nov. 8, 20049:30-10:30 a.m. Meeting in Rehovot, Israel (Rochester's Sister City)
10:30-12:30 p.m. Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, New York State Senator Joseph Robach and others meet with Mayor of Rehovot; tour of the world-renowned Weizmann Institute; meetings with biotechnology, optics and telecommunications companies.
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch Reception in Rehovot
1:30-3:00 p.m. Tour of Rehovot; tour of Sheba Medical Center; one-on-one meetings with telecommunications firms
3:00-6:30 p.m. Networking; technology demonstrations with medical center representatives; tours of business incubators
6:30 p.m. "Rochester Reunion" — dinner with more than 30 Israeli companies that visited Rochester in February and June
Tuesday, Nov. 98:45-11:00 a.m. Business Conference Kick-Off
11:00-1:00 p.m. Industry Roundtables: Biotechnology; Optics; Telecommunications; and Venture Capital
1:00-2:00 p.m. Luncheon
2:30-4:00 p.m. Individual meetings with various Israeli companies
4:00-6:00 p.m. Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, New York State Sen. Joseph Robach and others meet with Mayor of Tel Aviv
6:30-10:00 p.m. Tour of Caesarea and Dinner About GRE:Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is a public-private partnership established to professionally market the Rochester metropolitan region as a competitive, high-profile place for business location and growth. GRE will collaborate with business, academia, not-for-profit organizations and government to ensure a unified approach to regional economic development efforts.
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