On Thursday, February 28 Colorado Technology Association helped facilitate the first meeting of the Colorado Legislative Technology Caucus of the 2019 Legislative Session at the Colorado Capitol. The Legislative Technology Caucus provides an important venue for policymakers to hear from industry experts on various tech issues being discussed by the legislature.
If you live in Colorado, you wake up every morning in one of the most beautiful places on the planet! From the allure of our amazing Rocky Mountain ski slopes to the very active culture, it has something to offer everyone.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including action taken on tech-related legislation, new municipal action on e-bike and e-scooter rules and a new council focused on AI coordinated by Sen. Bennet's office.
There are a plethora of programs, initiatives and support systems available to students who are interested in STEM and CS fields. Preparing students for the modern workforce, and the overwhelming majority of jobs that will be dependent upon STEM/CS expertise, is the focus of most of these initiatives. What about the educators teaching these students? How are they prepared to usher their students into this future and make them aware of the careers available to them?
On Tuesday Jared Polis was sworn in as Colorado’s Governor. He will lay out his legislative agenda in detail during the State of the State address Thursday, but he did provide a glimpse of what is to come following the inauguration yesterday.
This week Colorado Technology Association hosted the inaugural Colorado Smart Cities Symposium, presented by Arrow Electronics and in partnership with the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance. "What is the smart way to build a smart city?", We asked.
Many people tell me that “recruiters spend an average of six seconds reading a resume.” What are the quick things that they look for to determine if a candidate is the right fit? I asked a recruiter who has had thousands of resumes come across his desk — Trevor Richards, Account Manager and Technology Recruiter at PeerSource. He described five of the most common resume mistakes and provided insight into how to avoid these common hang-ups.
Two weeks ago I was joined by 600 leaders at Spruce Mountain Ranch in Larkspur for Colorado Technology Association’s annual Women in Technology (WIT) Conference, and I wish we all could head back there tomorrow.
This week, the Colorado Tech Caucus in cooperation with Colorado Technology Association convened to learn more about blockchain technology. There is a strong movement behind the use and expansion of blockchain, and with that comes the need to educate policy makers on how the technology works and how regulations may impact the industry.
The Colorado General Assembly was gaveled into session last Wednesday for its 2018 legislative session. The opening week speeches tackled a slate of issues, where much of the tech discussion centered on broadband.
Happy new year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are geared up for another big year of making Colorado a leader in tech innovation. We’re grateful for an incredible 2017 and have wasted no time working to make 2018 a banner year!
During this year’s Women in Technology Conference, CTA presented the very first Million Women Mentors’ (MWM) Stand Up For STEM Colorado Award to Colorado School of Mines Computer Science Department Head Dr.Tracy Camp.
Students participated in a TechZone with nine hands-on, industry-led activities and two immersive workshops focused on solar energy, coding, augmented and virtual reality, circuitry, satellite imagery, computer hardware, and more.
Each year, more than 1,000 attendees convene at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in a high-energy night of connecting and relationship building that leads to doing good for the rapidly growing tech ecosystem accelerating Colorado’s economy.
The four-week, instructor-led class will teach modern programming concepts, introduce students to the most common coding languages and develop the soft skills and career readiness training to work in a software development environment.
Colorado Technology Association recently held its 2017 Legislative Reception at the Denver Art Museum to celebrate Colorado’s state elected officials and to thank them for their work impacting the tech community.
The Denver Broncos Tackle STEM Coach of the Month Award is in its second year, celebrating and awarding innovative STEM educators from across Colorado with a prize package to recognize innovations and breakthroughs in STEM education across the state.
CTA's Foundation is deep into its third school year partnering with Denver Public Schools to get businesses and their employees plugged into the various CareerConnect opportunities that directly support the 832 students enrolled in the TechConnect pathway
It's summertime, and we are taking the Colorado Technology Association on the road. Time to get out of Denver, cruise the awesome roads of Colorado and discover where we can get lost, without any cell coverage, in Colorado!