The City of Pittsburgh was chosen to host the G-20 September 24-25, as it serves as a model for economic and environmental transformation in the United States and abroad. Providing a true image of reinvention, Pittsburgh has demonstrated that through the construction of a balanced, innovation-driven economy based on its technological strengths it is continuing to lead the economic renaissance.
Technology Centers of Excellence, including advanced manufacturing, financial services, information and communications technologies, health care and life sciences, education and research, and energy and environmental solutions are building up to the next technological advancement. The PTC has updated its state of the industry data on these technology centers. Get detailed information on each center of excellence right here.
CyberSecurity | Data Storage | Electro-Optics | Energy Technology | Entertainment Technology | MEMS | NanoTechnology | Robotics | Specialty Metals | SuperComputing | System-on-a-Chip | Tissue Engineering
The Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was established in 1999 to bring together systemically important industrialized and developing economies to discuss key issues in the global economy.
As an informal forum that promotes open and constructive discussion between industrial and emerging-market countries on key issues related to global economic stability, the G-20 contributes to the strengthening of the international financial architecture. Additionally, it provides opportunities for dialogue on national policies, international co-operation, and international financial institutions, the G-20 helps to support growth and development across the globe.
As leader in economic transformation and revitalization, Pittsburgh is pleased to welcome the G-20.
(This information is adapted from the official G-20 website. Visit it to learn more about the history and achievements of the G-20.)