New & Emerging Technology

The CompTIA Federal and State Emerging Technologies Committee supports new and emerging technology platforms through impactful policies creating an advantageous policy environment that allows emerging technology platforms to mature at both the Federal and State level.

Committee Focus

Lobbying
At the federal and state level, CompTIA provides daily interaction with government officials, staffers, and the Administration to help provide a nurturing environment for emerging technologies. We send out regular emails requesting feedback when priority bills are introduced and hold calls when necessary.

Webinars
The Emerging Technologies Committee holds regular webinars on issues of key importance to the community.

Legislative Outreach
The Emerging Technologies Committee has held a series of ongoing briefings to the Congressional Technology Staff Association (CTSA) on key issues. The CTSA is an association of over 150 congressional staffers that have technology issues in their portfolio.

Emerging Tech Legislative Tracker
CompTIA tracks both the federal and state legislative and regulatory environment, providing the very latest on bills and regulations that impact emerging technology.

Events Calendar
CompTIA will keep committee members updated on the very latest events that are relevant to industry.

Please contact Kelly Hitt is the Director, Government Affairs for more information about the Federal and State Emerging Technologies Committee and how you can get involved at khitt@comptia.org.

Events

There are currently no events scheduled for this community. Check back later!

Blog Posts

  • Cyberstates Report Shows How Critical Technology Sector Is to U.S. Economy

    by Roger Hughlett | May 07, 2019
    There were more than 11.8 million people with technology jobs in the United States last year – an increase of 260,865 jobs between 2017 and last year. And while most of these jobs continue to be concentrated in major tech hubs, a solid number of states from the South and Midwest ranked within the top ten for total net tech employment, according to the new Cyberstates™ report from CompTIA.
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  • CompTIA Applauds Governor Brown for Reaffirming Need for Online College in May 2018 Budget Revision

    by Kara Bush | May 14, 2018
    The California State Legislature retained funding in the May 2018 state budget revision for Governor Brown’s bold proposal for a new 115th community college to be offered completely online. The online college addresses a critical gap in higher education in California by providing access to skills, training and credentials millions cannot otherwise obtain.
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  • CompTIA Testifies in Support of California After School Coding Grant Program

    by Kara Bush | Apr 27, 2018
    On Wednesday, April 25th CompTIA testified before the California State Assembly Committee on Education in support of AB 2098 by Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento). CompTIA and TechNet are co-sponsoring the measure which would establish a three-year pilot for a 21st Century After-School coding grant program within the After-School Education and Safety (ASES) framework.
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Press Releases

CompTIA Security+ Surpasses 500,000 Certified Milestone

Aug 13, 2019

CompTIA CEO Outlines a Framework for the Future

Aug 07, 2019

‘Connected Communities’ Populated with Business Opportunities, CompTIA ChannelCon 2019 Attendees Told

Aug 06, 2019