Large-scale cyber breaches, election ransomware attacks, and social engineering maneuvers are just a few threats our nation faces when it comes to cyber-crimes. It is imperative we recognize and respect the importance of cybersecurity and understand how to reduce risks and stay protected. Join our panel as they discuss securing voting systems, critical infrastructure, and what the future of cybersecurity looks like.
Join us for our Annual Governor's Address to the Business Community. Governor Little will discuss COVID-19 and the economic state of the Treasure Valley.
With much of our business going virtual, today's workforce is more connected than ever before. That connectivity brings new challenges and more vulnerabilities to our virtual business climate, potentially turning our small businesses and employees into victims of numerous cyber threats and attacks. In our discussion, cybersecurity experts will share with us the best practices for employee and device protection as well as the liability and legal steps for better cyber hygiene in our small businesses.
Please join us for our 137th Annual Boise Metro Chamber Gala and Live Auction. This year's event will be streamed from the Boise Centre. Along with a great message from our keynote speaker, Garth Callaghan, there will be a live auction. Enjoy our Annual Gala from the comfort of your own home and bid on live and silent auction items!
In 2020, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released research on the lack of access to high-quality childcare and its impact on Idaho’s economy, and the results were staggering. In fact, roughly 40 percent of children in Idaho lack access to childcare, and many more cannot afford the cost of high-quality early childhood education. As a result, the state’s economy forgoes nearly half a billion dollars annually. Julia Barfield of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation joins us to share the details of this complex research project and to discuss the economic issue of quality childcare, its implications, and the solutions Idaho can take to better support its residents and growing community.
Part IV of our b|voting series will define Ada County Highway Districts' role as a countywide highway district in Idaho. ACHD Commissioners Paul Woods and Sarah Baker will discuss transportation planning and development processes, the collaboration between the state and local cities, maintaining infrastructure and opportunities for growth. Managing over 150 million dollars a year, this organization is one of the least understood elected positions in the entire valley