Fuel & Hydrogen Cell Forum For Hartford This November, the Connecticut Green Bank will co-host a Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Forum along with the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster. The forum will take place in Hartford from November 17-18 and will feature fuel cell vehicles, manufacturers, suppliers, and investors in the industry. Forum participants hope to address climate and energy concerns relative to emerging fuel cell technologies and bring together stakeholders from all areas of the industry supply chain. For more information, check the website at www.h2fcforum. com.
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that found the industry has rebounded from the recession, now employing slightly more than 30,000 people.
The Connecticut Port Authority is a quasi-public agency created in 2014 and is responsible for marketing and coordinating the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy.
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Connecticut is home to three deepwater ports: Bridgeport, New Haven, and New London. According to a study published in 2010 by the Connecticut Maritime Coalition, prior to the onset of the “Great Recession.” Connecticut’s maritime industry contributed more than $5 billion to the state’s economy and employed more than 30,000 people. The Authority cites a Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development analysis
The Connecticut State Medical Society has recently sworn in Dr. Jeffrey A. Gordon as its new President. The CSMS, headquartered in North Haven, swore in Dr. Gordon as its 178th President. Dr. Gordon is a hematologist-oncologist practicing at The New London Cancer Center and has served in numerous leadership roles at the Society prior to his Presidency. He previously served in academic capacities as well, with both UConn and UMass.
Prospect-based artist Tony Falcone practically has a berth on a Coast Guard cutter after having been commissioned for a host of paintings and sculptures for the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London. His latest effort was to sculpt the bust of NFL Hall of Fame athlete Otto Graham. In 1963, Graham also became a Captain at the academy and as the academy’s athletic director, coached the academy’s football team. As coach, Graham led the team to their only no loss/no tie season. The bronze bust is the first of Falcone’s long career as an artist, and was unveiled recently at the opening of the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence, an historic building on campus repurposed as an athletic facility.
New Leaders to Reshape Southern New England Ports Ports in Southern New England are getting new leadership. Iftikhar Ahmad is flying in as the new director of T.F Green Airport in Rhode Island. Ahmad was most recently the CEO at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, after “flights” at airports in Houston, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. In Connecticut, Evan Matthews will be steering the Connecticut Port Authority as its new executive director. Matthews was previously port director
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