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Imagine a different sort of America. Imagine that by 2030, homes, businesses and communities will be powered by more options for clean energy. This is no longer just a pipe dream but a reality, thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) recently brought to life with the signature of President Joe Biden. And let’s not forget Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, whose pivotal vote helped get the measure across the goal line.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s partnership with AZ Technology Council brings big time benefits to local innovators
Growing Arizona technology companies can now get big business health benefits thanks to the partnership between Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC). This partnership provides exclusive insurance plans available only to AZTC members. The AZTC association health plan (AHP) is for startups, smaller businesses and growing companies who want to focus on what they do best – expanding their mission.
Future innovators and teacher of the year awardees for 2022 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation announced by Arizona Technology Council
Honoring the future innovators of Arizona’s technology industry, as well as the teachers who inspire them, the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority have announced the winners of the Future Innovators of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards for the 2022 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI). The winners will be honored during GCOI, which will take place from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at the Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. Third St., West Building, Third Floor.
Nuclear, natural gas and new tech: How Arizona’s largest energy provider aims to go carbon-free by 2050
During a recent conference in Flagstaff, Ted Geisler, president of Arizona Public Service (APS), spoke to community representatives about the power company’s goal to transition fully to carbon-free energy production by 2050. The plan includes heavy reliance on three key factors: nuclear energy, new technology and natural gas.
Arizona Technology Council celebrates its 20-year anniversary as the premier technology industry association in the state
On Sunday, August 28, 2022, the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) celebrated its 20th anniversary as Arizona’s premier technology industry association. The Council was founded when the Arizona High Tech Industry Cluster merged with the Arizona Software & Industry Association to create the Council. The Council now has over 700 members and offices in Phoenix and Tucson and is thriving alongside the state’s rapidly growing technology industry.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s August 2022 issue of TechTalk!
The Arizona Technology Council commends Congress, particularly Arizona democrats under Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s leadership, for working together to pass the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law by President Joe Biden on August 16.
Arizona Technology Council wins 2022 TECNA Innovation Award for innovation in diversity, equity and inclusion
The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the 2022 winner of the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) award for Innovation in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). TECNA, which represents approximately 60 technology associations across the United States and Canada, hosts the awards ceremony each year to honor technology council staff and teams who play a pivotal role in developing and implementing impactful work on behalf of tech associations.
It seems not long ago we all wondered why something as small as a microchip could be such a big deal in our lives, especially as we dealt with shortages that seemingly tapped the brakes on keeping up with the demand for the latest and greatest innovation in our cell phones, computers and cars. Soon all that chaos and unpredictability should be a faded memory as Arizona puts the rest of our nation in the fast lane toward the future with plenty of chips, thanks to some help from the new CHIPS and Science Act.