The Arizona Technology Council in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) present the third annual Smart City + IoT Conference on Thursday, September 12, 2019, where attendees will discover how technology can be harnessed for more successful and sustainable cities.
It’s not often we get the opportunity to be on the ground floor of something that will help shape all our lives. I encourage you to join me and contact your members of Arizona’s congressional delegation to ask them to support the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2019. This is our defining moment.
Phoenix College and Maricopa County Community College District are unveiling plans to create a Maricopa IT Institute at Phoenix College, utilizing a currently vacant building located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The institute will prepare students for high-demand careers and help meet labor market demands within the field of information technology.
As the Greater Phoenix region gets closer and closer to becoming a major tech hub, it’s important that Arizona embraces renewable energy technologies that not only have a much lower environmental impact but also provide energy security for existing businesses and tech startups, increase energy independence, and help drive economic development.
Top priorities include improving the business climate for technology-based companies by providing more sources for risk capital, supporting STEM-focused education, attracting STEM talent, improving the state’s tax and healthcare system, and supporting efforts to advance autonomous vehicles.
In this issue of TechConnect, we highlight some of the players, innovators, technologies and stakeholders focusing on smart city technology in Arizona.
As TechConnect readers know, every issue has a theme that focuses on timely topics, but for this issue, we wanted to do something a bit different. We decided to devote our pages to those centers of innovation where ideas born today will help shape our society for years to come. We’re talking about our public […]
The Arizona SciTech Festival Community Stakeholder Summit is just under one month away, and we are thrilled to announce an incredible lineup of speakers, presentations, workshops, demos, discussions, and more. The event content is intended to provide local leaders and STEM enthusiasts the tools they will need to engage in the 2019 Arizona SciTech Festival […]
Arizona Technology Council: Director of Finance + Administration The director will oversee all finance and accounting functions, administration, and human resources for the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Technology Council Foundation, 501c(3) and 501c(6) organizations, respectively. The person selected should be a forward-thinking, strategic financial leader responsible for forecasting financials, trends, and projections that identify […]
More than 1,200 leaders in business, industry, education, government and other sectors are expected to attend the largest collaborative STEM conference in the state when the Eighth Annual Arizona SciTech Kickoff Conference: Community Stakeholder Summit is held Oct. 3. Also included in the all-day event at the Mesa Arts Center will be more than 60 […]