Transcript Of Web Chat With Joanna Conti (CBS 4, Denver)
- CBS 4: Feel free to join this chat by asking District 6 Congressional candidate Joanna Conti questions.
Comment from Jo_Ann: Hi Joanna, I have been laid off for 2 1/2 years from Celestica. I had 19.6 years with Avaya, Lucent Technologies, AT&T and Western Electric.
Joanna Conti: Oh dear. I'm afraid there are so many people in your situation, and I am very sorry. I believe we need to be investing in the technologies of the future -- biotechnology, nanotechnology and renewable energy -- so that we are creating high-quality jobs that will not be easily outsourced during the next recession. More here
Central Michigan University President Michael Rao 'has linked nanotechnology with entrepreneurs to create new jobs and new industries' (The Saginaw News)
'Reality check' needed for unemployed (Fort Collins Coloradoan)
Grant to help Export medical equipment firm enlarge workforce (post-gazette.com)
University of Maryland tries to land a $24 million nanotechnology research center (Gazette.net)
Port officials are talking with life science, nanotechnology and biotechnology companies about leasing there (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)