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Business Analytics Panel Discussion                   

A panel discussion to focus on the emerging field of business analytics, how some industries are being transformed through analytics, and how organizations are creating value through business analytics and the challenges they face.
Brenda Deitrich, Fellow and Vice President, IBM
William Kelly, President, Treo Solutions,

Inder Thakural, CEO, Boston Analytics
Greg Moran, President and CEO,


Friday, April 26, 2013

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
rsvp requested

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - BioTech Auditorium

Think Smart Make Value                              
The Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS) at Rensselaer and the Center for Economic Growth are jointly hosting the first annual Advanced Manufacturing Conference. The conference brings together leaders from industry, government, and academia to address the challenges facing regional manufacturers. The conference will give small, medium, and large manufacturers a strategic look at emerging ways to leverage the power of automation technologies, business best practices, and take advantage of available state and regional resources to better compete and succeed in the global marketplace.
April 16 & 17
Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY
There's still time to register.
5 RPI Student Teams Advance to States
The New York Business Plan Competition has grown substantially over the past three years. This year, coordinators added a regional round of competition to narrow the field evenly across 10 economic development regions in the state. Those 10 smaller preliminary competitions will create a pool of 120 teams who will advance to the state finals on April 26. The event will be held at the College for Nanoscale, Science and Engineering at U. of Albany and the public is welcome to attend.

Visit for more details.
Scientist to CEO
Rutvik Mehta

Rutvik Mehta '11 PhD,
Co-Founder and CEO of ThermoAura Inc. has been on the journey from Scientist to CEO for the past two years.  His insights into his own development along with that of his company's will be of interest to the local start up community.


Come and hear about this amazing new company in the Capital Region, and Rutvik's lessons learned. 


  Entrepreneurs' Breakfast
7:30 AM
Register here
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