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April 15, 2014
Advanced Manufacturing Conference to take over Troy

Albany Business Review Krystle S. Morey A two-day Advanced Manufacturing Conference in Troy, NY, will bring together education and industry professionals to talk about ways to help New York state manufacturers grow. Here are the basics, followed by a breakdown of the event. When:  April 22-23 Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy What: Conference with panels, […]


April 14, 2014
Advanced Manufacturing Conference to take over Troy

Albany Business Review By: Krystle S. Morey A two-day Advanced Manufacturing Conference in Troy, NY, will bring together education and industry professionals to talk about ways to help New York state manufacturers grow. Here are the basics, followed by a breakdown of the event. When:  April 22-23  Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy  What: Conference with panels, strategy workshops and […]


April 4, 2014
Panel: Tech jobs are best learned on the job

Albany Business Review By: Krystle S. Morey The room silenced when David Larkin, asked an audience of 100, “How many people in the room have a technology background?” Less than half of the people in the room raised their hands. This was at a  Center for Economic Growth event today that focused on the diversity […]


April 3, 2014
Experts to discuss diversity of Albany, NY area tech jobs

Albany Business Review By: Krystle S. Morey Professionals in technology based industries including advanced manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, and nanotechnology will discuss the diversity of tech jobs in the region. The April 4 panel event will explore which tech sector jobs are available and the skills needed to fill them. The event, hosted by the Center […]


April 1, 2014
Troy manufacturing conference will focus on recruiting talent, robotics, supply chain management

Albany Business Review by: Krystle S. Morey Robert Soules says manufacturers need to do a better job informing students and other potential recruits just how exciting the industry can be. “I don’t know that employers have done a very good job of marketing to the students that manufacturing isn’t the same dark and dingy job […]


Conference scheduled for April 22, 23

Times Union The Center for Automation Technologies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Center for Economic Growth will host the second annual Advanced Manufacturing Conference on April 22 and 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Hoosick Street in Troy. Further details and registration: 465-8975.


March 8, 2014
New Adirondack Travel Planning App Launches for Travelers

Discover the Adirondacks Allows Visitors to Filter by Preference for Personalized Trip Planning ALBANY, NY  – The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV), Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Central Adirondack Partnership for the 21st Century (CAP-21), and Adirondack Regional Tourism Council (ARTC) announce the launch of a new travel planning app for visitors to […]


Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of Adirondack Park Recreation Website to Promote Tourism and Encourage Economic Opportunity

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new interactive Adirondack recreation planning tool to promote tourism attractions in the Adirondack Region and spur economic development opportunities. The portal, found at www.VisitAdirondacks.com, was created in partnership between cross-regional organizations—The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV), Center for Economic Growth, and Central Adirondack […]


March 3, 2014
Back to the blackboard: P-TECH schools still in development

Albany Business Review Megan Rogers In with the chief learning officer, out with the high school principal. As 16 public-private partnerships in New York plan to open P-TECH high schools this fall, they’re toying with new lingo, designing state-of-the art classrooms with the feel of a business office and planning curriculum that empowers students to […]


February 27, 2014
Creative economy poised for growth in region

Albany Business Review Megan Rogers The economic development consulting firm designing an action plan to kick start the Capital Region’s creative industries outlined the region’s strengths and challenges at the first gathering of the regional alliance for a creative economy Wednesday. “We’re convinced this is a strong creative economy and this is going to be […]


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