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Media Advisory: UAlbany to Host U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton at New Jobs for New York, Inc. Telecommunications Conference

Contact: Catherine Herman (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 9, 2006)

Innovations and Opportunities in Telecommunications: A Showcase of New York State's Telecommunications Industry, sponsored by New Jobs for New York, Inc. in partnership for the Center for Economic Growth. The conference will showcase New York State's leading telecommunications companies and top research institutions. The event will include a panel discussion with leaders in private industry and investment that will give their perspective on trends and opportunities in the telecommunications sector, moderated by U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Friday, March 10, 2006; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Kermit L. Hall, president, University at Albany

Moderator: U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton

Keynote and panelist: Padmesree Warrior, chief technology officer, Motorola


  • Joshua Steiner, Quadrangle Group

  • Julie Richardson, Providence Equity Partners

  • Bob Geiman, Polaris Ventures

  • Harry Hopper, Columbia Capital

  • William Kennard, managing director, The Carlyle Group and former chairman, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Campus Center/Science Library Atrium, uptown campus,
University at Albany, Albany, New York

Event is free. Register online at or call (212) 822-7558.


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