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Lawmakers, Policy Experts to Discuss Recent Election, Preview Issues Affecting Tech IndustryDURHAM, N.C., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lawmakers and policy experts will examine what 2013 may hold for
North Carolina's technology industry at a
briefing hosted by the new
North Carolina chapter of
TechVoice is a partnership of
CompTIA, the non-profit association for the technology industry, the
Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) and participating regional technology associations, including the
North Carolina Technology Association.
The briefing is scheduled for
8-10 a.m. Friday, January 11, at The Solution Center, 1101 Slater Road, Suite 200, Brighton Hall/Second Floor,
Experts will weigh in on the impact of the 2012 elections and preview key policy battles. Discussion topics will include the Congressional "lame duck" agenda; evolving tech policy issues; the fiscal cliff; the possibility of new state taxes in
North Carolina; and other key issues in the state legislature and on Capitol Hill.
Scheduled speakers include:
Rep. David Price, representing North Carolina's Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives
State Rep. Marilyn Avila, representing North Carolina's 40 th District
Liz Hyman, Vice President, Public Advocacy, CompTIA
Brooks Raiford, President and CEO, North Carolina Technology Association
To register for the briefing or for more information, visit the
TechVoice websiteAbout TechVoiceTechVoice is a partnership of CompTIA, the Technology Councils of
North America (TECNA) and participating regional technology associations. Collectively, we represent thousands of technology companies across the country employing millions of workers. We are dedicated to empowering and mobilizing the grassroots tech community to impact legislative and regulatory issues important to growth, innovation and job creation.
About CompTIACompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, CompTIA is the recognized authority for IT education and credentials and the primary advocate for IT businesses and workers.
About the NCTAThe North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in
North Carolina. NCTA is the intersection of leadership and technology, fueling the growth of
North Carolina through executive engagement, public affairs and a knowledge workforce.