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Celebrating and Supporting Agriculture in Santa Barbara County.

Recap of EconAlliance 2018 Ag Forum “Growing Possibilities” On Friday, February 2, 2018, nearly 300 northern Santa Barbara County agriculture and economic stakeholders gathered at the Santa Maria Fairpark for the third annual “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum (held previously in…

Northern Santa Barbara County economic stakeholders gathered Thursday, November 9, 2017 for the EconAlliance annual dinner and Future Forum this year at Hotel Corque. Program highlight this year was a panel on Artificial Intelligence (“AI – For Better or For…

Christine Peterson, Co-Founder, The Foresight Institute, Palo Alto – For the 2016 EconAlliance Future Forum/Annual Dinner, Peterson provided an overview of nanotechnology – its nature, progress and applications in energy, health care, manufacturing and transportation. She also touched on biotech…

Dan Parolek, Founder, Opticos Design – Parolek’s EconAlliance Future Forum presentation focused on the nature of and obstacles to “missing middle housing”. He described how the demand for this type of affordable, walkable neighborhood housing crosses generations and provides solutions…

The November 3 2016 EconAlliance Future Forum/Annual Dinner featured presenters Christine Peterson, Founder of The Foresight Institute, on nano and biotechnology and artificial intelligence, as well as Dan Parolek, Founder, Opticos Design, on “Missing Middle Housing”. Other program elements included…

EconAlliance is in a grant partnership with Peoples Self-Help Housing (PSHH) and United Way Northern Santa Barbara County and Assessments USA/Canada to provide literacy enrichment to targeted PSHH youth and adults, as well as career awareness and job search skills…