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April 29, 2020

In April 2020, the KC Tech Council reached out to a carefully-selected group of approximately three dozen business leaders representing a cross-section of the region’s technology employers. We then released the COVID-19 Impact Index v1. Three months later, in July 2020, we again reached out to measure the same group’s responses as we embark on a new fiscal quarter. Those findings are now published in the Impact Index, v2.

June 9 Policy Webinar

June 9, 2020

Newsroom Tune in to hear from KCTC’s policy team on the latest developments in tech legislation. During this quick 30-minute session, you will hear from Polsinelli Shareholders and KC Tech Council’s lobbyists Susan Henderson Moore and Rodney Gray, as well as our Policy Chair and Garmin Associate General Counsel Josh Maxfield. Listen as these policy…

A Letter From the President: Diversity in the Tech Industry

June 8, 2020

Newsroom The murder of George Floyd is a horrific tragedy and one that has most recently laid bare the systemic racism driving the forces of power across our country. A resolution to this injustice can’t wait, and neither can these eight policy reforms designed to prevent police brutality. I encourage you to speak out in…

UPDATE: KC Tech Council Signs Letter to Support High-Skilled Immigration

June 1, 2020

Newsroom 6.23.20 UPDATE Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning the use of several work visas, including H1B visas for high-skilled workers. While the administration has claimed this will open jobs for Americans, there is ample research indicating this policy will have a negative impact on our economy and the tech industry, which…

Computer Games: An Eye for Data

May 5, 2020

Newsroom On Tuesday, May 5, we launched Computer Games, an educational series that highlights the intersection of sports and tech. Our first installment, “An Eye for Data,” was hosted by Royals TV Broadcaster Joel Goldberg and feature Dr. Daniel Mack, Assistant General Manager/ Research & Development. Find out how his passion for baseball, and background…

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