MHTA – The non-profit organziation MinneAnalytics is planning a conference for May 21 at Medtronic. The event is called Predictive & Social Media and the World of Big Data. It will begin at 8:00 a.m.
MinneAnalytics plans Big Data conference
Smart grid trade mission planned
MHTA – Funding is available to qualified small businesses interested in taking part in a smart grid trade mission to Canada later this year. Many countries are developing a smarter grid as part of their energy future, but few as actively and creatively as Canada.
Pace picks up at the Capitol
MHTA – Legislators are working fast and furiously to conclude the session by Monday, April 30. Despite the headlines about the Vikings stadium, much work is going on behind the scenes on issues about which MHTA has been advocating.
Unemployment edges higher
MHTA – The state unemployment rate edged 0.1 percent higher in March to a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state remained well below the U.S. unemployment rate of 8.2 percent.
Minnesota lawmakers eye April 30 adjournment
MHTA – Many of MHTA’s legislative agenda items remain wrapped up in a Minnesota House and Senate Tax Conference Committee. Lawmakers are continuing to push toward an April 30th adjournment.