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Testimonials: Why Join The AeA?

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The testimonials speak for themselves: "We rely on AeA to lead the way on a wide variety of public policy challenges around the world" -- Xerox "AeA's education series fills a local gap for Board of Directors. It allows them to continue to increase their knowledge to lead & govern more successfully. www.koodooz.com

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AeA Mix, Mingle and Win!

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AeA/LA. Thursday, September 18, 2008 -- Mixer/Networking Event. Mix, Mingle and Win! See [link] (more

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AeA GREEN initiatives.in the press.

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Chris Hansen, AeA’s new President & CEO, has got his finger on the pulse of the high tech community. On February 11th, he brought AeA’s environmental policy efforts to the forefront by announcing Ms. Holly Evans (President, Strategic Council LLC) as an advisor to the association. Lee Fox, Founder KooDooZ, Inc. www.koodooz.com

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AeA OC Technology Business Showcase

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 -- AeA Orange County's Technology Business Showcase. Kick off the new year with great connections by plugging into the Orange County technology community to meet honest-to-goodness, real life, established, payroll paying, revenue producing companies. See [link] (more

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AeA Los Angeles Council on Facebook!

AeA Los Angeles Council

You can now see all of the AeA Los Angeles Council events on Facebook ! 03/20/08 - Green Event @ UCLA (lots of details in below blog entry!

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U.S. technology industry in jeopardy?

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On June 24th, the AeA released their annual Cyberstates report , with a not-so-subtle warning. AeA President & CEO Christopher Hansen says that the technology industry is on its way back to employment levels enjoyed in the "pre-bubble" levels of the late 1990's. We’re feeding off past success rather than investing in our future.

Environmental Stewardship

AeA Los Angeles Council

The AeA O.C. PRIOR GREEN EVENTS: 03/20/08 - "How Going Green Affects The Bottom Line" From green-building & solar energy to business drivers & branding, the Los Angeles Council AeA event touched on a variety of ways firms can employ a successful approach to environmental stewarship. Register for this Orange County event.

OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011

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Historically, industry organizations such as the AeA formed to champion the interests of their early-stage members. Events will commence Monday, May 16th, with an exciting evening networking mixer open to the public at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine, CA. Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served poolside to the beats of a local DJ.

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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Great post by John Shiple. He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.

STEM - How important do you think it is?

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To see the AeA's position on STEM education, please visit their website for more information. AeA is a non-profit technology association that is highly active in supporting legislation that will improve the quality of education, especially in the areas of Math & Science. On an international scale, the U.S. global competitveness?

Web 2.0 & eHealth

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Eysenback for the Journal of Medical Internet Research ) “The high tech industry is a strong supporter of eHealth initiatives such as ePrescribing that lower healthcare costs and improve the safety and delivery of care,” said Matthew Kazmierczak, Vice President, Research and Industry Analysis, AeA. billion in 2013. Source: G.

Are we creating a vibrant future for California?

AeA Los Angeles Council

The AeA Los Angeles Council is proud to announce a FREE EVENT on July 11th, 2008 , to provide our local technology community with the opportunity to meet the newly-appointed State of California Cabinet-level Chief Information Officer (CIO), Teresa (Teri) Takai. While the growth of Web 2.0 Click to register ) Ms. billion dollars over 11 years.

STEM - Building A Better Tomorrow

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The AeA, along with 140+ other firms, signed a letter to our U.S. On June 30th, 2008 , the AeA Los Angeles Council is putting on a golfing event and dedicating part of the proceeds to charities invested in furthering STEM education in our schools. Click here to register. www.koodooz.com

High Tech is Hot -- and CA is on fire!

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According to the AeA 2008 Cyberstate's report, California's technology workers earned an average wage of $101, 200 (112% above the state's average private-sector wage.) By the numbers, California has 940,700 high-tech workers, a high-tech payroll of $95.2 billion and 43, 400 high-tech enterprises. See his interview with Fox Business News.

CEOs shoulder the blame

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The AeA Los Angeles Council proudly brings Bob Fox to the table tonight to examine not only that question, but to identify the common traits and characteristics of what turns a CEO from savior to barbarian. ( See keynote descriptor ) -Lee Fox, Founder KooDooZ, Inc. CEO’s shoulder nearly 60% of the blame for a company crisis.

2009, a new year for innovation

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More than half of those jobs, the report claims, would be in small businesses. ( see article ) I have personally been a long-time proponent of “grassroots to global” initiatives and commend the leadership of Chris Hansen, AeA President & Chief Executive Officer, alongside Phillip J. Tags: innovation AeA ITAA Bondi. Get involved.

CEOs - Barbarians or Heros?

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The AeA Los Angeles Council is hosting a “Dinner for Decision Makers” at the Water Garden’s new restaurant, Prego (formerly Bizou Gardens) on March 11th 2008 in Santa Monica, California. To RSVP, click here , or call JoElla Lapiana (Executive Director of the AeA Los Angeles Council) at 818. and why! 226.3800. www.koodooz.com

Greening the Workplace with TELEWORK

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source: AeA Telework Report ) One clear benefit is that companies which embrace telework programs enjoy higher retention rates and can leverage this flexible work-style alternative as a powerful recruiting tool. days a week. Telecommuting is perceived as a significant benefit by employees. One-third listed it as the best way. www.koodooz.co

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In-Box or Out? New Anti-Spam Law draws supporters & opposition

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Over the last few years, the fight to curb the ever-increasing amount of unsolicited spam email has generated a lot of debate and just as much state & federal legislation. Lee Fox, Founder KooDooZ, Inc. www.koodooz.com

What You Need To Know About Upcoming Legislation

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As part of our Dinner for Decision Makers Series.join your LA Council and other colleagues in your local AeA community. Guest Speaker: Roxanne Gould, Senior Vice President of State Government Affairs from AeA Sacramento Office. Thursday, January 22, 2009 -- What You Need To Know About Upcoming Legislation. See [link] (more

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sales vs marketing

AeA Los Angeles Council

On 04/22/08, the AeA Los Angeles Council is sponsoring " 50 NEW ideas in 50 Minutes " which will show business leaders how they can immediately improve performance within their sales & marketing departments. But there's a high price to pay when you consider that it affects the well-being of your company culture. Who should attend?

Navigating The Legal Minefield

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Guest Speakers will also include: Joe Gregorich; Roxanne Gould, SVP AeA State Govt. Friday, January 23, 2009 -- Navigating The Legal Minefield: How To Keep Your Company Safe In 2009. We look forward to seeing you at Maggiano's in Woodland Hills for an intimate gathering. Affairs. See [link] (more

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H.E.A.R.T. Holiday Networking Event

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TechBizConnection, AeA, AWT and TCVN HEART Holiday Event. Wednesday, December 3, 2008 -- H.E.A.R.T. Holiday Networking Event. mingle. celebrate. You are cordially invited to our Holiday Event and Annual Roundup of Technologists. Enjoy a fantastic evening of food and networking and make this holiday evening one to be remembered.

Growing Revenues and Profits in Challenging Times

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Join AeA/Los Angeles members/non-members for an informative evening and networking with Guest speakers: Lewis Stanton President of Stanton and Assoc., Thursday, September 25, 2008 -- Growing Revenues and Profits in Challenging Times. Greg Horton President of Stellar Microelectronics. Email dotty_kaminsky@aeanet.org.

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Current State of the Banking Industry

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Friday, February 20, 2009 -- "Current State of the Banking Industry" AeA. Panelists include: First California Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, Wells Fargo. Join other CFO colleagues at this informal breakfast meeting. These CFO roundtable meetings are offered on the third Friday of every month. See [link].

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The State of Banking Today:

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AEA CFO Breakfast Series. Friday, January 16, 2009 -- The State of Banking Today: Does Banking As We Know It Still Exist? Come hear our panel of bankers discuss the current situation and their prognosis for the future. Scheduled speakers include: First California, Silicon Valley Bank and Wells Fargo.

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OC Innovation 2008

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AEA and Orange County Innovation. Thursday, October 2, 2008 -- Innovation and Globalization In Green. October is Orange County's "Innovation Month", spotlighting the county's leadership in innovation. The 2008 Innovation and Globalization in Green event will launch the month of festivities. See [link] (more

OC Innovation 2008

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AEA and Orange County Innovation. Wednesday, October 1, 2008 -- Innovation and Globalization In Green. October is Orange County's "Innovation Month", spotlighting the county's leadership in innovation. The 2008 Innovation and Globalization in Green event will launch the month of festivities. See [link] (more

Corporate Social Responsibility & High Tech

AeA Los Angeles Council

As chair of a non-profit technology association -- known as the AeA ( www.aeanet.org ) -- I am leading a local effort to educate high tech executives & future decision makers on the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility. million employees. Nationally, our primary purpose is helping our members top & bottom lines.

Risks That Threaten to Expose Sensitive Data

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Friday, March 20, 2009 -- "Risks That Threaten to Expose Sensitive Data: What Your Company Should Know To Proactively Asses And Mitigate The Risk" TechAmerica (formerly AeA) CFO Roundtable Breakfast Series. series of monthly breakfast meetings for Senior Financial Executives (CFO, VP Finance etc.) See [link] (more

La Jolla Research and Innovation Summit

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Developed in partnership with leading organizations in San Diego including BIOCOM, AeA, CleanTECH San Diego, CommNexus, San Diego Venture Group and the San Diego Software Industry Council. Thursday, April 2, 2009 -- La Jolla Research and Innovation Summit. Scientists from the regionÂ?s See [link].

Leading and Organization Through Major Change

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008 -- "Transformation at JPL: Leading and Organization Through Major Change" AeA/LA. The rules of the game are changing. How will your company adapt? Gain inspiration from a technology company that has been there and came out on top. See [link].

Best Corporate Citizens GO GREEN!

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From boardroom to classroom, I am pleased to say that Intel has agreed to be a GOLD SPONSOR for the AeA Los Angeles Council "green" event on 03/20/08. By viewing sustainability "though a business lens," Intel’s has begun answering the question "How Does Going Green Impact The Bottom Line?" In 2006, Intel joined the U.S. www.koodooz.com

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INNOVATION - A Scientist's Perspective

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With Dr. Drapeau's permission, the AeA Los Angeles Council is furnishing this insightful speech below: I'm sure that all of you understand that what I'm going to talk about today is my own informed opinion, and not the official position nor policy of the U.S. government. Washington is run by a CEO reporting to a 535-member Board of Directors.