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Business, Government and Academia Partnerships: Paving the Way for the Region's Economic Future and Workforce Pipeline Event

What:Business and education partnerships are valuable as we all pave the way for the Capital Region's economic future and workforce pipeline. Hear from key leaders in business, government and academia on how such partnerships bring value to their organizations, how they are driving the K-12 education initiatives and how this effort is critical to our region's economic development and workforce pipeline.

Breakfast/Networking sponsored by CEG, Information Panel, Tours & Student Table Top Presentations

When: Feb. 12, 2013, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Where: TEC-SMART, 345 Hermes Rd., at the Saratoga Technology + Energy Park® in Malta

Who: Hudson Valley Community College President Andrew Matonak; Congressman Paul Tonko, Vice Chancellor Johanna Duncan-Poitier, NYSERDA President Francis J. Murray Jr., SEDC President Dennis Brobston, CEG President F. Michael Tucker, Chamber Presidents, School District leaders, and invited panelists from business and industry.

Additional information:


  • From I-87, take exit 12 for Route 67 east toward Malta.
  • After crossing Route 9, Route 67 becomes Dunning St. Follow through several traffic circles, continuing east.
  • Nearly a mile after the second traffic circle, Dunning curves sharply to the left. Turn right here on Hermes Road to enter the STEP campus. Follow signs for TEC-SMART.


Alan Wechsler, NYSERDA, 518-937-2713,

Deborah Renfrew, Hudson Valley Community College, 518-629-7180,

Stuart Williams, Ballston Spa Central School District, 518-884-7195,