FWD.us and New American Economy Host #iCodeImmigration in Salt Lake City

 

Leading Entrepreneurs, Investors, Technologists, and Policy Experts Will Discuss the Critical Need for Immigration Reform in Salt Lake City and Across the Country 

Salt Lake City, UT – FWD.us will join with New Economy (NAE) to host an #iCodeImmigration event in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM (MT). Leading entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, and policy experts will discuss why immigration reform is critical to the tech and start-up community in Salt Lake City and across the country. Through the #iCodeImmigration campaign, stopping in multiple cities across the U.S., entrepreneurs will share why immigration reform is critical to the tech and start-up communities, and urge Congress to accelerate immigration reform this year.

#iCodeImmigration is part of the #iAmImmigration campaign to engage sectors across the economy and push for reform this year.  Learn more at icodeimmigration.org.

WHAT: #iCodeImmigration in Salt Lake City

WHO:

  • U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R – UT)
  • Amy Rees Anderson, Managing Partner & Founder of REES Capital
  • Ashok Joshi, President & CEO of Ceramatec
  • Bassam Salem, Chief Business Officer of inContact
  • David Elkington, CEO of Inside Sales
  • Darren Lee, EVP/GM Information Archiving & Governance Products Group of Proofpoint
  • Jim Dreyfous, Managing Partner & Founder of Pelion Ventures
  • Jordan Burke, Director of Silicon Slopes (Moderator)
  • Richard Nelson, CEO of the Utah Tech Council
  • Stan Lockhart, Government Affairs Manager at Micron/IM Flash Technologies

WHEN:

Friday, April 25, 2014
10:00 AM (MT)

WHERE:

Proofpoint Inc
13997 South Minuteman Drive
Suite 300
Draper, UT 84020

About NAE

New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. More…