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Planes, Trains, Automobiles (and Data!): Understanding the Connections between Newark’s Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Development

Planes, Trains, Automobiles (and Data!): Understanding the Connections between Newark’s Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Development

When: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Where: 
PSEG, 80 Park Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102
$35.00
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Join the Newark Funders Affinity Group for the second in a series about the city’s economic growth and issues of equity for residents and businesses. Panelists will discuss Newark’s changing infrastructure— both the built and digital landscapes—and how Newark is planning for the future.

Guests will include:
Seth Wainer, Chief Information Officer, City of Newark
Courtenay D. Mercer, NJ Director, Regional Plan Association
Otis Rolley, President and CEO, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation
Baye Adofo-Wilson, Deputy Mayor, Economic and Housing Development, City of Newark
Colette Santasieri, Civil Infrastructure Innovation and Environment, NJIT’s NJ Innovation Institute
Maureen Hassett, Senior Vice President, New Jersey Economic Development Authority

This meeting will also include updates from subcommittees on education, early learning, and Newark Philanthropic Liaison, Jeremy Johnson.

Cost: Free for CNJG Members/$35 for Non Member Grantmakers
Refreshments will be served. 

Articles of Interest
Newark’s Transformation to a Fiber Optic Hub
Venture Fund to Raise $50M to Turn Newark Around
Mayor’s Plans to Pursue Greater Investments from Newark Seaport
Can Tech Save Newark?
NJIT NJ Innovation Institute Receives $300K from JPMorgan Chase

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