North Carolina TechVoice Chapter: Post-2012 Election Briefing

CompTIA NC Technology Assoc
Date:   Friday, January 11, 2013
Time:   8:00 – 10:00 am
Speakers:   Congressman David Price
Representing North Carolina’s #4 District

State Representative Marilyn Avila
Representing North Carolina’s #40 District

Liz Hyman
Vice President of Public Advocacy, CompTIA

Ed Turlington
Partner, BrooksPierce

Moderator: Brooks Raiford
President & CEO, North Carolina Technology Association

Address:   The Solution Center
1101 Slater Road, Suite 200
Brighton Hall/2nd Floor
Durham, NC 27703
Register:   Complimentary Advance Registration
($25 at the door)
Why Attend:   Join us for an important overview of what the North Carolina technology industry can expect in 2013 from the governor, state legislature and U.S. Congress. We’ll discuss updates on the possibility of new state taxes in North Carolina and what was accomplished in the congressional lame duck session. We will also provide insight on what issues are likely to impact the technology industry in the state legislature and Washington in 2013.
David PriceDavid Price represents North Carolina's Research Triangle, that includes Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding communities, serves on the House Appropriations Committee and is the Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. He is a member of the Appropriations Subcommittees responsible for housing, transportation, and legislative branch appropriations. As the Ranking Member of the House Democracy Partnership and an outspoken advocate for Middle East peace, Price is also a recognized leader on foreign policy issues. In North Carolina, his constituents know him as a strong supporter of education, accessible health care, affordable housing, clean air and water, and improved transportation alternatives.
Marilyn AvilaState Representative Marilyn Avila was elected to the 40th Senate District in 2006 representing Wake County, home of the state capital. Avila co-chairs the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on IT as well as the chair of the House Subcommittee on Science & Technology. Senator Avila also chairs the Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services, Unemployment Fraud Task Force. She also sits on nine other committees and subcommittees including those focused on education, commerce and job development.
Elizabeth HymanLiz Hyman is the vice president of public advocacy for CompTIA. Hyman is responsible for the association’s outreach to members of Congress, the Executive Branch, government agencies. Prior to joining CompTIA, Hyman worked for PC manufacturer Lenovo, and for the Consumer Electronics Association. She has also held various positions in the federal government, including special assistant to the attorney general, associate counsel to the vice president, and assistant counsel at the United States Trade Representative’s Office. Hyman is a graduate of Tufts University and holds a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University.
Ed TurlingtonEd Turlington advises businesses and individuals on corporate and legal issues and represents clients before government agencies at the federal, state and local level. He has a distinguished record of public service, having served as Chief of Staff to both the Governor and Lt. Governor of North Carolina, as Special Assistant/Counsel to a United States Senator and as a national advisor to three presidential candidates. Turlington represents businesses in the fields of media, telecommunications, healthcare, transportation and finance. He advises technology companies on legal matters, including contracts, procurement and taxation.


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