Last week Cherry Tree & Associates and the Minnesota High Tech Association held their first joint EdTech Executives Breakfast. The event included networking, instructive presentations from local EdTech leaders, and an engaging discussion among leading innovators from education technology and online learning companies. Minnesota is a nationally-recognized cluster for education-related businesses.
Spring Conference early bird registration rates expire Friday – Register now!
The MHTA Spring Conference is known for attracting the region’s top technology leaders for a day full of in-depth exploration of emerging tech trends and innovations. This year will be no exception. Don’t miss your opportunity to attend this event at a discounted rate – early bird rates will expire on Friday!
Solving the High‐Tech Talent Shortage: New Fusion Program Combines Real‐World Residency Program with College Education
Fusion bridges the critical gap between business needs and student learning by pairing local corporations, startups and government organizations with computer science students in their third year of college for a two‐year residency that provides real‐world training to students working toward their bachelor’s degree. The new program also provides cost‐effective application and web development to employers, leading to skilled talent available for full‐time employment after graduation.
Through 2020, employment growth and retirements will require more than 9,000 new application and web developers in Minnesota, There’s a rapidly growing talent shortage of web and app developers in Minnesota, and it’s reaching crisis proportions. A groundbreaking, new program aims to alleviate this talent shortage and skills gap in Minnesota’s web and app development community.
MHTA to Co-Host the Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference
MHTA- The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) announced today that it will partner with the Minnesota Venture Capital Association (MVCA) to co-host the Minnesota Venture and Finance Conference (MVFC) in 2014 and beyond.
Spring Conference breakout sessions announced
MHTA’s Spring Conference is known for providing a window into what top technology leaders think about current and future technology and innovation trends. This year’s conference will be no exception. The May 6th event, held a the Minneapolis Convention Center, will feature 18 breakout sessions on innovation, what’s hot in IT, entrepreneurship, workforce development, leadership and best practices in business.
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