Category: Regional News

AEROSPACE WORKFORCE WORKSHOP

Brought to you by: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Florida Makes and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Collaborate with leaders to identify current and future challenges and critical talent needs while discovering ways to define success and create solutions! CEO Updates: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Space Coast Economic Development Commission and Florida Makes. […]

Maintaining the Momentum-Partnering for Economic Growth

Featuring: CareerSource Brevard Board member and President & CEO, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, Lynda Weatherman Exerpt from Space Coast Business Magazine, May 1, 2019: Brevard County is…a place that is large enough in the advancement of new and cutting-edge careers and large enough to have the kind of amenities everyone looks for. […]

85 Percent of Jobs that will Exist in 2030 Haven’t been Invented Yet.

Featuring: CareerSource Brevard Board member and campus President of Keiser University, Colleen Browne Exerpt from Space Coast Business Magazine, May 6, 2019: This area is poised to grow right along with the rest of Florida, which is seeing an influx of 1,000 new residents a day. Many of Keiser’s classrooms look more like an ER […]

Healthcare Workers Needed in Florida

From: Call to Action: Addressing Healthcare Workforce Shortages …Healthcare industry leaders anticipate significant increases in the need for healthcare services due to Florida’s continued population growth, the aging of Florida’s population, and increased access to care. Yet, the supply of healthcare workers is not keeping pace. It is essential that the state of Florida commits […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Businesses Create More Than 200,000 Jobs Over the Year

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s private-sector businesses created 208,100 jobs over the year and 12,600 jobs in March. The unemployment rate remained at a low 3.5 percent. The labor force continued to grow with 158,000 people entering the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.6 percent. “Florida’s economy […]

June 4-6, 2019 46th Space Congress

Space Congress® is a forum for a breadth of topics regarding current space initiatives through relevant panel discussions and prominent speakers. The Congress allows for technical interchange between aerospace professionals, faculty, students and the general public during the panel sessions. Click to Register Here! WHEN: June 4-7, 2019 WHERE: 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida […]

Elon Musk: SpaceX’s next-gen Starship will be built in and launched from Florida

By: Emre Kelly, Florida Today SpaceX’s next-generation launch system designed to take humans beyond low-Earth orbit will at least partially call Florida home, CEO Elon Musk confirmed over the weekend. When asked where the vehicle known as Starship and Super Heavy would launch from, Musk said both Texas and Florida would host liftoff and assembly operations. “Working […]

Blue Origin is expanding

Emre Kelly, Florida Today Just south of Blue Origin’s imposing campus at Kennedy Space Center, an empty patch of land will soon be transformed into a sprawling, technology-laden extension of the aerospace company’s existing rocket manufacturing facility. Labeled as “South Campus” in water management district documents obtained by FLORIDA TODAY, the 90-acre expansion will connect to the factory at Exploration Park, which […]