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In this panel discussion, you’ll hear from leaders of Creative Village, City of Orlando, University of Central Florida, and Valencia College, who will discuss details about Creative Village, the $1 billion private-public partnership that aims to transform the old NBA arena site into a vibrant downtown innovation district. The University of Central Florida and Valencia College’s new campus will serve as the intellectual anchor of Creative Village, scheduled to open in Fall 2019, bringing about 7,700 UCF and Valencia students to study and work just west of Interstate 4.

Creative Village will be an innovative mix of higher-education institutions, high-tech companies, and startups, plus housing and other amenities for the people who will work, study and play there. The downtown campus is one of the largest and most impactful economic development projects in Orlando’s history, and the UCF and Valencia partnership will ensure innovative new pathways to higher education in Central Florida.

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