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of America (ITAA) announced today that they have each approved the merger of the two trade associations' memberships and programs. The combined associations will become The Technology Association of America. The merger, which will close by the end of the year, will give rise to a stronger voice for the technology industry by bringing together the largest number of tech companies throughout the United States. "For all of its impact on everyday life, the technology industry has had insufficient clout in Washington and the state capitals - until now," said ITAA Chairman Hank Steininger, a managing ...
GM manufactures cars and trucks in 34 countries, recently employed 244,500 people around the world, and sells and services vehicles in some 140 countries. 1 By sales, GM ranked as the largest US automaker and the world's second largest for 2008, 1 having the third highest 2008 global revenues among automakers on the Fortune Global 500 . 2 On June 1, 2009, General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, which were completed on July 10 of the same year, and it was thereafter reorganized once a new entity acquired the most valuable assets. GM is now temporarily majority owned by the United States Treasury and, to a ...
Cause and effect: Helping techies find common ground — over beers
Each technology sector has its own gatherings, its own groups, its own cliques — and often they slip by each other like those sand grains, unaware that if they merged into a larger group, they could build a rock-solid foundation for economic growth, even in these dubious times. There is one bit of common ground, though, that most technology folks can agree on. They pretty much all like beer. That much was evident Wednesday night at the Santa Fe Complex, when an old group with a new name relaunched itself to a packed house with a "Beer and Gear" party in the City Different. The group, which was once the New Mexico ... market research, surveys and trends
Nine National Organizations Supporting Small Business and ...
Nine National Organizations Supporting Small Business and Innovation Join Together on Concerns about Senate Financial Reform Bill April 13, 2010 As national organizations that support the start-up and growth of innovative small businesses, the State Science & Technology Institute, Angel Capital Association, National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, National Business Incubation Association, Technology Councils of North America, Larta Institute, Association of University Technology Managers, Community Development Venture Capital Alliance and the Association of University Research Parks,  sent a joint letter to express the ... market research, surveys and trends


Career Thoughts Blog - CEA President Says Tech Industry Can Lead ...
In a speech earlier this month to the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) President and CEO Gary Shapiro called innovation and the technology industry the nation's best hope for jobs and economic recovery. He also expressed concern that government may be making matters worse as the country faces its toughest challenges since World War II. In his remarks to an audience of technology executives, Shapiro questioned government policies restricting free trade, keeping the best and the brightest out of the country and stifling innovation. "Will we continue the American tradition ... industry trends, business articles and survey research TechAmerica Press Room
AeA, ITAA, GEIA and CSIA have merged to form TechAmerica, the largest and strongest voice and resource for technology in the United States. Together, we are the industry's leading trade association, offering companies a broader array of programs and services. For press or media inquiries, please contact: Charlie Greenwald Vice President, Communications 202.682.4443 Anne Caliguiri Savoie Director, Communications 703.284.5305 06/15/10 Tech Greets Jobs Bill Vote with Mixed Feelings Contact:         Charlie Greenwald at 202.682.4443 or ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Association update: National partnerships benefit Minnesota companies
In today’s political, social and business landscape, nearly every issue has a technology component at its core: Health care, energy, homeland security and climate change immediately come to mind. When the decisions are being made, it is imperative for technology companies to be at the table. The 350 corporate members of MHTA are fortunate to be aligned with two organizations that are fighting on their behalf in our nation’s Capitol — TechAmerica and TECNA (Technology Councils of North America). TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry. Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes, it is ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Gulf oil spill: Obama names investigation panel
President Obama named five panelists to a commission tasked with finding ways to avoid a repeat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 men and started the nation's worst oil spill. They will be led by a former Florida governor and U.S. senator, Bob Graham, and a former administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, William K. Reilly. The five are: Frances G. Beinecke, Donald Boesch, Terry D. Garcia, Cherry A. Murray and Frances Ulmer. They come from backgrounds of environmental science and engineering. “These individuals bring tremendous expertise and experience to the critical work of this ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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STEM* WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT –. FUELING THE PIPELINE. * Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Boston CRITA Meeting. July 27, 2007 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone
The NSTC's Committee on Environment and Natural Resources (CENR) identified ground-level ozone as an initiative in 1995. A signing ceremony for the charter of the North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone (NARSTO) was held at the White House in February of that year. The establishment of NARSTO is a direct response to the identification by the National Research Council (NRC) of the need for a better fundamental understanding of urban and regional ozone and its call for a coordinated national program. NARSTO is a unique public/private partnership whose membership spans government, industry, the utilities, and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Community Technology Centers: Exploring a Tool for Rural Community ...
Susan, Town Administrator, Town of Sherborn. 1995. Interview by author, March 15. Notes of telephone interview. University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Allen, John C., Bruce B. Johnson, and Larry F. Leistritz. 1993. Rural economic development using information age technology: Some directions for practitioners. Economic Development Review 31 (Summer): 30-33. Alles, Patrick, Adrian Esparza, and Susan Lucas. 1994. Telecommunications and the large city-small city divide: Evidence from Indiana cities. Professional Geographer 46, no. 3: 307-316. Auerbach, Jon. 1994. Mass. well connected, study finds. Boston Globe . 18 August, 33. Bagley
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I am a Native American Indian from the Tewa Tribe Nambé Pueblo, which is located in northern New Mexico. I am the former Governor of my Tribe and was much honored to serve my community in this position. I will provide my answer, though I do not represent all Native Americans. Your question is not very specific. There are many Native American Councils. Each Tribe typically has a Tribal Council that serves as the Tribe's highest governmental leaders, similar to the United States Congress. Tribal Councils may also be made up of traditional officials within Tribal communities and provide leadership, advice and direction for ...
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