The St. Petersburg Innovation District hosted the 4th annual State of Science. This year’s event began with a look back by the Innovation District Board Members at the progress the District has made since its formation five years ago. The program then quickly moved into five fast-paced, six-minute presentations from the innovators. This year's theme was Tackling Critical Problems in St. Petersburg that have National and International Implications.
The presenters were:
Dr. Steve Murawski, USF College of Marine Science: Leading the Way in Ocean Mapping Technology
Esteban Orte, Duke Energy: Changing the Future of Power Transmission
Dr. Sean Doody, USF College of Arts and Sciences: Tracking Wildlife and Spread of Diseases Like COVID
Lorraine Parker, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg: Training the Military’s Elite to Save Lives
Dr. Geoffrey Gray, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital: Understanding the Impact of COVID on Pediatric Transplants
This event was in person and virtual.
The St. Petersburg Innovation District hosted our annual event to showcase innovators and their stories. This year we highlighted the intersections between science, technology, engineering, and art.
The St. Petersburg Innovation District, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, and USF St. Petersburg partnered to host the 2nd Annual State of Science in St. Petersburg.
The Innovation District is the professional home to hundreds of scientists and doctors. These individuals are leaders in their fields world wide but are often unknown locally. This event shares who they are and the work they do.