Posts Tagged: Events

Maine Policy Group to Hold Tax and Budget Conference in Augusta

The Maine Center for Economic Policy (MCEP) will hold its 10th State Tax & Budget Conference on Monday, Feb. 14 at the Augusta Civic CenterFeatured speakers will include Sawin Millett, commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Millett will make a presentation on the proposed biennial budget, which is scheduled for release in early February.Other scheduled...

Conference on Immigrants as “Jet Fuel” for Jobs in Mass.

The Malden, Mass.-based Immigrant Learning Center Inc. (ILC) and Babson College will collaborate on a statewide conference for immigrant entrepreneurship to be hosted at Babson's Executive Conference Center in Wellesley, Mass. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.The ILC  says immigrants are "jet fuel" for entrepreneurship in Massachusetts, from neighborhood revitalization to increa...

Post-Election Post-Mortems Begin …

The Boston think tank MassINC will present "What just happened?" First impressions of the 2010 election results" with panelists Alison King of New England Cable News, Scot Lehigh of the Boston Globe and Steven Koczela of MassINC Polling Group, on Friday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. To register, click here.****The New England Council (NEC) will sponso...

UConn Economics Professor to Speak at Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) will  host a lecture by University of Connecticut economics professor Fred Carstensen, director of the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m., in the J. Eugene Smith Library.The lecture is part of the David T. Chase Free Enterprise Institute's Distinguished Lecture Series and is open to the public.Carstensen has ...

Rosalynn Carter to Speak at Regis College, Promote Her New Book on Mental Health

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter will speak at the Regis College Fine Arts Center in Weston, Mass., on Monday, Nov. 8, at 4 p.m. Carter will be promoting her new book, Within Our Reach, which addresses a mental health system that, Carter says, "continues to fail those in need" despite recent scientific breakthroughs in diagnosing and treating mental illnesses. Carter will sign copies of the boo...

Mismatch in the Marketplace: NEPPC Forum to Address Supply and Demand in Labor Force

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will host a free forum, titled "Mismatch in the Labor Market? Ensuring an Adequate Supply of Skilled Labor in New England," on Tuesday, Nov. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.Alicia Sasser Modestino, senior economist at the FRBB's New England Public Policy Center will describe the misalignment between the number of workers employed and the mix of skills needed in the ...

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Comes to WCSU

Jane Goodall will speak at Western Connecticut State University's O’Neill Center in Danbury, Conn., on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m., as part of her Roots & Shoots North America Training Summit. Events to be held from Friday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Oct. 10, will mark the 50-year anniversary of the anthropologist's groundbreaking scientific research on chimpanzees....

Progressive Business Leaders to Hold CEO Summit on Inventing Sustainable, Competitive Economy

Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CEO Paul Levy, Boston Globe writer Scott Kirsner, Cape Wind CEO Jim Gordon and Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone will be among speakers at the Progressive Business Leaders Network's 4th Annual CEO Summit to be held Friday, Oct. 8, from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.The four major c...

An Evening with Spike Lee

Award-winning film director, producer and writer Spike Lee will speak about his life, his work and the capacity for film to effect social change, during a talk at Boston University's George Sherman Union on Wednesday Oct. 6, at 4 p.m.The event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Admission is first-come, first-served....

Join the Conversation: #NEBHEcon

The New England Board of Higher Education's Reinventing the University: New Models & Innovations for 21st Century Realities conference is Monday Oct. 4 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.Whether or not you're attending, NEBHE wants YOU to join in the conversation!Follow @NEBHE on Twitter and make sure to use hash tag #NEBHEcon for real-time updates, live chat and more during Monday's confer...