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Tech Committee to Review Ways to Boost Small Business Tech Sector

December 7, 2009 4 comments

UPDATE:  Testimonies and other Hearing Documents are now online at the following link.

Technology Committee to Review Ways to Boost NYC Small Business Tech Sector

Who:   Council Committee on Technology in Government, Council Committee on Economic Development, Technology Community, Entrepreneurs, and Developers

When: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 10 AM

What:  Public Hearing on Tech start-ups, their benefits to NYC, and methods to encourage digital entrepreneurship

Where: Council Chambers, City Hall

(The Hearing will be webcasted through www.livestream.com/nycctechcomm and tweeted on www.twitter.com/nycctechcomm. More details below.)

New York, NY – On Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 10 AM in the Council Chambers of City Hall, the New York City Council Committees on Technology in Government and Economic Development will hold a joint public hearing to examine how small technology start-ups are surviving in this tough economy.  This hearing will help the Council understand the dynamics behind successful firms as well as what options are available to the City in aiding these important businesses in their struggle to remain competitive and viable in a global environment.  More information is available here.

Net Neutrality Hearing – Reso. 712A-2007

November 24, 2009 1 comment

UPDATE 2 (05/07/2010/Correct link): Hearing Transcript is available here.

The New York City Council Committee on Technology in Government held an public hearing  on Friday, November 20, 2009  at the Council Chambers of City Hall in New York City.  Council Member Gale A. Brewer and the Committee considered a pending Resolution 712A-2007 that recommends the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to codify stronger net neutrality rules to preserve the open Internet.  More details on hearing can be found here.