Wednesday April 10, 2013 0 commentsDENVER - The Colorado Technology Association and the Coalition for a Connected West will host "Colorado Technology Industry Day at the State Capitol" on April 19.
The half-day event begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Capitol building in downtown Denver and runs till 10 a.m., with optional chamber visits from 10-11 a.m.
Leaders from government and the state's technology sector will mingle and discuss current legislative issues and the needs of the technology industry in pursuit of a more business-friendly environment, CTA said.
Rep. Amy Stephens and Sen. Mark Scheffel will attend the event, along with Kristin Russell, Secretary of Technology. Representatives Linda Newell, Dan Pabon and Angela Williams have been invited to attend.
A panel discussion on "Innovation and Growing Technology Companies" will include Wyoming Sen. Cale Case; Tom Higley, CEO of Vokl, Inc.; Brian Pontarelli, Inversoft CEO; and Peter Hudson, iTriage founder and CEO.
Michael Price, executive director of the Coalition for a Connected West, will moderate the panel.
Andrew Romanoff, former Colorado representative and speaker of the House from 2005-2008, will present insight into how to impact legislation. Bill Soards, CTA president, and Sandra Hagan-Solin, will provide updates on current legislation.
For more information or to register, visit www.coloradotechnology.org or call 303-592-4070.