The Genesis Group held its 13th annual Elected Leaders Forum at the Radisson Hotel in Utica on Friday morning.

Elected officials from the federal, state and local levels were on hand to talk about their priorities for the year and answer questions.

Jobs, economic development and Nanotechnology were hot topics.

Participants in the forum included Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Assemblymen Anthony Brindisi, Marc Butler and Brian Miller, State Senators Joseph Griffo and James Seward, Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and Rome Mayor Jacquelne Izzo.