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Ted Conner

Vice President of Economic Development and Community Sustainability
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2014 State of the Research Triangle Region

Industry and community leaders will gain a perspective of the region's economy at the State of the Research Triangle Region event on May 22 at the Sheraton Imperial.  The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), along with naming sponsors PNC and the Research Triangle Foundation, will present the annual event. This year the event will focus on the impact of higher education on the Triangle's economic growth and business trends.

May 22, 2014 |
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Utility Analytics Summit 2014

Utilities today face challenges that were not part of the equation for most of the industry’s 100-year history. With the realization of the smart grid — and its two-way communications networks and millions of intelligent devices — utility staffers are at the forefront of not only how to manage the influx of data, but how to leverage it for business improvement across many different functions.

April 12, 2014 |
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Syngenta Biotechnology Inc.

“We’ve grown and evolved over the years. We believed we could get up and running more competitively and quickly here at Research Triangle Park than other locations around the world.”

Stephen Goldsmith, director of corporate affairs at Syngenta

February 4, 2014 |
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Healthy Air Means a Healthy Economy

When I tell people I work for an air quality education program that is housed within an economic development organization, I often get surprised looks.  It’s an opportunity to explain the vital connection between the two topics:  good air quality means strong economic development potential.

October 28, 2013 |