Articles and multimedia from Peninsula Press staff about Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s 2014 State of the Valley Conference. Topics include income inequality, investment, society, education and gender.
State of the Valley Conference
Paul Saffo, managing director of foresight at Discern Analytics, says it was time for the Bay Area to rethink its relations with counties, states, and even the rest of the world.
Peninsula Press reporters Jessica Parks, Stephanie Soderborg and David Ruiz headline this week’s Peninsula Report, giving updates on stories they have recently published.
New economic data from this week’s Silicon Valley Index report headlines this week’s Peninsula Report radio show. Reporters also weigh in on the growing number of cities banning plastic grocery bags and HIV preventative drug testing.
Silicon Valley leaders discussed how to make the region green at today’s State of the Valley Conference. Clean tech investment doubled last year, but experts agree more can be done to create green jobs, clean technologies and change consumer behavior.
Richard Daley, former mayor of Chicago, was a featured speaker at today’s State of the Valley conference in San Jose. He presented six directives he says will help Silicon Valley retain its competitive edge and commit to green tech and conservation.
Constraints on new and small businesses are threatening Silicon Valley’s innovation and global competitiveness, said a panel of experts at today’s 2012 State of the Valley Conference.