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The Public Lounge at District Hall Providence is open to the public weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm as a free, drop-in workspace. Follow us online at #pvdloungehours for updates if it’s closed for a private event or holiday. Questions? Email info@districthallprovidence.org.

Café Night: Microbiome Innovation, Speech Training, Resource Tables, Office Hours, and more
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Café Night: Microbiome Innovation, Speech Training, Resource Tables, Office Hours, and more

Each week we bring together a diverse community including entrepreneurs, industry leaders, small businesses, and researchers to share new ideas, learn from one another, and launch new ventures. RSVP!

Open Office Hours | 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Connecting emerging entrepreneurs and startups with industry and sector experts for 30 minutes of free advising. Below are this week’s advisors:

Erica Guatieri – CPA providing finance, tax consulting, compliance and planning expertise
Seth Milman – Experienced intellectual property attorney helping businesses develop, monetize, and assert their IP
James Kwon – Storyteller & Business Strategist, growth-hacking companies to realize their full potential

Resource Tables | 5:00 – 7:30 PM

“What can public speakers learn from stage performers?” | 5:40 – 6:30 PM

In this interactive workshop we’ll polish your delivery skills to help you look and stay cool under pressure – even when you’re not, use your voice to keep your audience tuned in and turned on, and clarify intention to create influence and build trust. Led by Kara Lund. @SpeechRev

“Emerging Therapeutic Innovations Utilizing the Microbiome” | 6:40 – 7:30 PM

Jay Round, Entrepreneur in Residence at RI Bio, leads a discussion on how scientists are utilizing innovative therapies in the microbiome. Featuring presentations from emerging researchers including Ken Blount (Rebiotix) and Len Buckbinder (Kintai Thx).