National and International Technology Leaders Converge in Colorado for Upcoming Colorado Tech Week Statewide, Weeklong Event Draws Visionaries and Experts of the Technology

Industries of the Future



    DENVER, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Office of Economic
 Development and International Trade (OEDIT) will host national and
 international technology leaders, experts and visionaries during Colorado Tech
 Week, a statewide series of events celebrating and showcasing technology
 innovation, Oct. 17-25.
     "We are honored to host so many noted industry leaders who are lending the
 highest caliber of expertise, vision and insight to Colorado Tech Week.  These
 individuals represent a number of industries that will dictate the future of
 technology and how it affects the world," said Brian Vogt, director, Colorado
 Office of Economic Development and International Trade and acting secretary of
 technology.
     Colorado Tech Week will feature more than 30 events, spanning a number of
 industries and areas of focus including cable/telecommunication, aerospace,
 biotechnology, nanotechnology, software, Internet, storage, homeland security,
 education, radio frequency identification (RFID)/GPS, robotics, and
 alternative energy.
     Innovative Colorado-based companies, organizations, and products, as well
 as local, national and international experts with the highest degree of
 excellence in their field will represent each Industry.  The list of industry
 leaders participating in Colorado Tech Week is extensive and can be found at
 www.ColoradoTechWeek.com.  This list includes individuals such as:
 
      *  Bret Asenault, general manager U.S. national security for Microsoft
      *  Bruce Blyth, CEO of Crisis Management International, Inc. and former
         FBI and Secret Service agent
      *  Julian Brodsky, founder and vice chairman of Comcast Corporation
      *  Robert Brown, director of Nanotech Northern Ireland
      *  Sue Mencer, former director of the Office for Domestic Preparedness at
         the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (ODP) under President
         George W. Bush
      *  David Moll, CEO of Webroot, a Colorado based privacy software company
      *  Bill Mooz, senior director utility computing for Sun Microsystems
      *  Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay
 
     For the complete listing of experts, events, locations, times and
 additional information about Colorado Tech Week, please visit
 www.ColoradoTechWeek.com.
     Media are invited to attend activities at no cost.  Please contact Jonita
 LeRoy at jonita.leroy@state.co.us or 303-892-3840 to RSVP.
 
     About The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
 (OEDIT):
     The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade offers
 a host of programs and services tailored to support business development at
 every level.  For more information or to sign up for OEDIT's free eNewsletter,
 visit www.AdvanceColorado.com.
 
 

SOURCE The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

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