Small businesses drive both national and local economies. Join us as we bring corporations and government agencies together with small and diverse-owned businesses for a day of networking and cutting edge business education. More than networking, it’s about connecting with your community.
What homeowner wouldn’t like to live in a house that produces as much energy as it uses during the year? Such houses, termed “Zero Energy” homes (and their precursors, “Zero Energy Ready” homes) will be explained during a seminar on Friday, September 14, 2018, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno, 450 Sinclair St. The public is invited but a $10 registration fee is required.
NCET members might remember a tour of the DRI Ultra-Trace Ice Core Chemistry Laboratory at a past NCET Tech Wednesday. On September 12, 2018, there is another great opportunity to learn about this fascinating technology at the Patagonia Outlet in downtown Reno.
At its best, lighting is exciting and enticing. To achieve this, you must have environments and displays that stand out and generate consumer engagement. More than any lighting technology that has come before, LED lighting gives us the opportunity to choose a wide range of colors with great accuracy, the ability to change colors, and have complete control over the brightness of the light.
In 2013, the entrepreneurial landscape in Northern Nevada was a barren desert. Only recently removed from being rocked by the Great Recession, that year Reno-area startup companies brought in a small cluster of new jobs (50) while raising droplets of venture capital ($2 million), according to the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada. Five years later, the horizon for both entrepreneurs and investors looks vastly more fruitful and green — in more ways than one.
Girls don’t do tech is still widely believed. To change that, Microsoft has been organizing the DigiGirlz, a technology camp for teenage girls in Reno for the last eight years. This year, tech companies in the region such as Tesla, Switch, Oracle and others came together as presenters at the camp. Ninety teenage girls from different parts of Nevada and elsewhere participated in a two-day tech camp at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Join us in person for free training, demos, coaching with Googlers and more on August 6 at the Nevada Museum of Art form 9 AM until 5 PM – Drop in for 5 minutes or stay the whole day. We’ll have workshops, one-on-one coaching, hands-on demos, networking and more!