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Engaging state, federal policymakers is topic of May 10 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon
May 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Learn how the Wisconsin Technology Council and its partners work with members of the Wisconsin Legislature, the U.S. Congress and others on issues affecting the startup and scale-up economy at the Thursday, May 10 meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Appleton.
This Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon is in partnership with the Forum for Innovation, which will focus on high-growth companies in the region, and NEW North, the regional economic development group. It will be held at the Fox Valley Technical College D.J. Bordini Center, 5 N. Systems Drive, conference center BC112A.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for individual members, students and returning veterans, $20 for general admission and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.
Tech Council President Tom Still and Steve Lyons will talk about recent legislative initiatives, future priorities on the policy agenda – and seek input from entrepreneurs and emerging businesses. They will be joined by veteran investor Charlie Goff from the Fox Cities region as well as Juan Gomez from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.’s entrepreneurship and innovation arm.
“The Tech Council’s collective voice reflects the input of our board of directors and members from across the state. It helps us to provide solid, bipartisan advice on a number of issues important to the tech economy,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. “We’ll also learn more about the state of Wisconsin’s early stage investment scene.”
This Tech Council Innovation Network/FINN event is supported by Fox Valley Technical College. The Tech Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and Legislature, with events, publications and outreach that build Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. To join, go to www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com or call 608-442-7557.