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  • Rebooting Europe's High-Tech Industry, Feb. 4, 6:00-7:45pm, Bay Area Council Headquarters, San Francisco
  • How Can the U.S. Lead the World in Frugal Innovation: A Discussion with Navi Radjou, Jan. 22, 5:00-6:30pm, Bay Area Council Headquarters, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Department on the Status of Women's 2015 Gender Equality Practices: Transforming Work Culture, Jan. 30, 8:30am-2:30pm, The Charles Schwab Corporation, San Francisco
  • 8th Annual Economic Forecast, Jan.16, 7:30-10:30am, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • 5th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Feb. 26, 5:30-7:30pm, The Julia Morgan Ballroom, San Francisco
  • Oakland Development Bus Tour, Jan. 29, 8:30am-1:30pm, Oakland
  • Government Relations Committee Retreat, Jan. 27, 12:00-5:00pm, Bay Area Council Headquarters, San Francisco
  • 2015 Outlook Conference: New Frontiers, May 21, 12:30-5:00opm, The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco

Blog

Milken

2015-01-30 04:01:41

COUNCIL HOSTS UNVEILING OF MILKEN INSTITUTE BEST-PERFORMING CITIES RANKING

The Bay Area confirmed its place as the nation’s hottest tech and job creation center with the release Thursday (Jan. 8) by the Milken Institute of its 2014 Best-Performing Cities Ranking that featured San Francisco in the top spot for the first time ever and a fourth place finish by San Jose. The results were unveiled at an event hosted by the Bay Area Council and featuring a discussion with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Milken Institute Chief Research Officer Ross DeVol moderated by Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman.

Micah

2015-01-30 04:01:44

LEADERSHIP CHANGE AT ECONOMIC INSTITUTE ANNOUNCED

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute this week (Jan. 5) announced that effective February 1, 2015 Dr. Micah Weinberg will become President, succeeding long-time leader Dr. Sean Randolph as he assumes the new role of Senior Director. The transition comes as the Economic Institute is enjoying a period of robust growth, in both projects and visibility.

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2015-01-30 04:01:05

CALTRAIN ELECTRIFICATION CLEARS MAJOR PLANNING HURDLE

A major milestone in improving Caltrain service was reached this week (Jan. 5) as the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board certified the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the planned electrification of the Caltrain corridor from San Francisco to San Jose, in effect taking a big step forward towards implementing the project.

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2015-01-30 04:01:25

NEW HEAD OF CA-CHINA TRADE OFFICE ANNOUNCED

Positioning California to attract a growing share of China’s massive foreign investment pool and bolstering California-China trade, the Bay Area Council joined with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) this week (Dec. 17) to announce the hiring of Ken Petrilla as the new Executive Director of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment.