LIFC's October Educational Series with The NYS Liquor Authority, Oct. 29, 2019
LIFC's October Educational Series with The NYS Liquor Authority
Meet the Chairman of the New York State Liquor Authority, Vincent Bradley, and members
of the SLA at an educational event focused on licensing, compliance, and regulation.
Stakeholders from food and beverage businesses along with government agencies will
provide valuable input. The panel will address issues and share resources and vital
information to help shape the economic growth of our region.
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October 29, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hotel Indigo East End
1830 West Main St, NY-25, Riverhead, NY 11901
ADDAPT's Fall Town Hall Breakfast on Cyber Security, Oct. 28, 2019
ADDAPT's Fall Town Hall Breakfast on Cyber Security
Join us for breakfast and networking at the Cradle of Aviation Museum!
Our annual fall event this year features Sikorsky and a special panel on cyber security.
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Monday, October 28, 2019
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Cradle of Aviation Museum
One Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
Cytellix Cybersecurity Webinar, Oct. 16, 2019
Webinar: Learn About New DoD Cybersercurity Requirements and How to Prepare for the
Cybersercurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Enforcement in 2020.
CMMC will become a certification requirement in 2020. Are you ready? Register now
for this informative webinar on the enforcement of cybersecurity requirements for
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:00 am EST
New York State Innovation Summit, Oct. 7-8, 2019
Join hundreds of individuals from across the state at this year's New York State Innovation
Summit being held October 7th-8th in Rochester, NY. The summit will convene world-class
technology assets and experts, manufacturing and technology companies, and other stakeholders
that are part of the state's innovation ecosystem.
New York State companies and researchers are at the forefront of emerging technologies
and new advancements in production capabilities. Underpinned by strategic investments
in high-tech clusters across the state, together they are driving technology development
and shaping tomorrow's industries.
The summit will update attendees about the capabilities that are defining the next
generation of technology and manufacturing, highlight critical innovation assets and
expertise throughout the state, and give companies an opportunity to showcase their
products and understand how to thrive and grow in New York State.
October 7-8, 2019
Rochester Convention Center
Offshore Wind Transmission, US, September 18-19 2019
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is confirmed to
speak at the upcoming 3rd conference on Offshore Wind Transmission, US.
The event will bring together leading developers, utilities, transmission companies,
RTOs/ISOs, and industry experts to discuss the grid infrastructure gaps and needs,
and permitting and legal constraints in building and integrating large-scale offshore
wind. They will present their perspective, lessons from early projects, and possible
solutions. The discussions will also address the challenge of ensuring flexibility
for interconnecting the next round of projects to be procured and their impact on
current system designs.
September 18, 2019: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 19, 2019; 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
The Westin New York Grand Central
212 East 42nd Street
New York 10017
Food Development, Safety and Regulatory Compliance Worshop, September 11 2019
If you are a new or established food entrepreneur with questions about product development,
safety evaluation, or regulatory compliance, this workshop is for you! Join us as
we explore product analysis, formulation review, product classification, & process
controls & storage with Bruno Xavier, Ph.D., from the Cornell Food Venture Center.
There is no time like the present to learn the necessary steps to safely bring a product
to market & gain formal validation for regulatory compliance.
Participants in this training program will learn food microbiology and safety basics
in order to create a viable food product. Participants will be introduced to the basic
principles of food safety, processing and the applicable regulatory requirements to
different product classifications. Course includes a hands-on activity during which
participants will be guided through the steps to evaluate regulatory classification
of their food product and learn about the process controls necessary to safely bring
their product to market and gain formal validation for regulatory compliance.
September 11, 2019
Session 1: 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Session 2: 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Taste NY at the Long Island Welcome Center
5100 Long Island Expressway (between exit
51 & 52 eastbound)
Dix Hills, NY 11746
LIFC August Meeting, August 7 2019
Non-members are welcome to attend
one monthly LIFC general meeting for a fee os $25. Members who bring a non-member
guests please email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-members who would like to attend additional meetings can visit the
Membership page on the LIFC website to join as a member.
August 7, 2019
WineUDesign, 156 Engineers Drive
Commercialization Competition 2019 Webinar, August 7 2019
Are you an early stage company looking for an opportunity to showcase your innovative
If you are considering submitting an application for FuzeHub's Commercialization Competition
2019 and want to know more about the process to apply, then mark your calendar for
this informational webinar. Topics of focus include the new grand prize award, eligibility
requirement changes, application process updates, as well as an overview of the competition
investment instrument - the Simple Agreement for Future Equity, otherwise known as
This is part of FuzeHub's Commercialization Competition.
Apply to Pitch
Register for Webinar
August 7, 2019
Workplace Wellness and Psychological Safety, July 25 2019
Mindfulness, the choice to pay attention without judgment, is not sufficient unto
itself. Learning to see and express the good in our lives, cultivating kindness towards
ourselves and others and offering compassion and forgiveness all lead to enhanced
physical and emotional well being. An overreliance on technology and fast-paced, stressful
lives are obstacles to mindfulness that can be skillfully managed. In this session,
we'll discuss how to do one's best at work while honoring one's health and offer guided
practice in easily practiced skills.
July 25, 2019
CEWIT Room 200
1500 Stony Brook Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
How Industry 4.0 Is a Game Changer for Factory Workers, July 23 2019
Thanks to technological advancements, manufacturers can achieve real-time production
visualization and gain complete visibility into manufacturing operations. The availability
of a range of sensors and edge gateways enable enterprises to collect critical production
and operational data that can be used to reduce costly downtime and increase production
According to Markets and Markets Research, the smart factory market is projected to
reach $205.42 Billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 9.3% between 2017 and 2022.
This webinar will demonstrate the capabilities of IoT and show how manufacturers can
reduce operational costs with a predictive maintenance program. Our experts will also
show how IoT can bring value to the shop floor and production line monitoring.
July 23, 2019
Long Island Workforce Development Initiative Information Workshop, July 16 2019
Save the date! Please join us for a panel discussion about the Governor's Workforce
Development initiative. Speakers and more information to follow.
Farmingdale State College
Student Center Ballroom
2350 Broad Hollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Managing Food Waste in NYS: Opportunities, Innovative Technologies, and Best Practices,
June 4 2019
With the new regulation of food waste coming to New York State, there is a growing awareness of
and interest in finding and developing cost-effective strategies and solutions to
food waste at all levels of the value chain. Managing Food Waste in NYS: Opportunities,
Innovative Technologies, and Best Practices will explore opportunities for businesses
along food value chains to reduce food waste and associated costs, while making better
use of organic resources and reducing their environmental footprint.
Who should attend
the event is ideal for any organization that is concerned about food waste generation
and its impacts, including business owners, corporate affiliates, investors, nonprofit
representatives, community leaders, academic researchers, and sustainability advocates.
Rochester Insitute of Technology
111 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
USPTO Inventors Day, June 1 2019
A one day program to introduce inventors to services and information about IP form
Concept to commercialization. Sponsored by the U.S Patent & Trademark Office,
learn from successful inventors and entrepreneurs, and intellectual property (IP)
experts who will provide practical advice and information for both novice and seasoned
inventors and entrepreneurs.
Saturday, June 1
Farmingdale State College, Campus Center Ballroom, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale,
Webinar: Investing in Cybersecurity through Preparedness Grants, May 29 2019
On April 12, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS
Preparedness Grant programs totaling more than $1.7 billion. The grant programs provide
funding to state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments, as well as transportation
authorities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector, to improve the Nation’s
readiness in preventing, protecting against, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating
terrorist attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies. Preparedness Grant recipients
can use them in part to implement activities related to cybersecurity.
Join CISA for a May 29 webinar on this topic, co-hosted by Regional Consortium Coordinating
Council (RC3) and the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating
Council (SLTTGCC). Experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the
Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), and state and local
governments will discuss how grants can be leveraged to support cybersecurity investments,
as well as grant requirements and assistance available to applicants
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
International Space Trade Summit, May 19-21 2019
The International Space Trade Summit will bring the participating countries' advanced
manufacturing, high-tech supply chain, and IT companies into the global Space Sector.
Current and future capabilities required to be in the sector, as well as available
opportunities will be discussed. Firms will be provided a better understanding of
the space sector in the 5 Eyes allied countries. Companies will be introduced to
the space agencies, OEMs, and supply chain SMEs in those countries.
Who should attend?
Summit attendees will include aerospace + defense, advanced manufacturing, IT companies
from across the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK. As this program will
provide information on what the current needs of the space sector are and ways to
get into this sector, attendees do not need to be currently selling into the space
sector to participate.
Please note: the International Space Summit is only open to registrants representing
businesses from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and
Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
CyberSecurity Workshop Training, May 15 2019
The primary purpose of our one-day 8-hour workshop is to ensure that small businesses
are aware of the cybersecurity requirements mandated under Defense Federal Acquisition
Regulations Supplement (DFARS) Subpart 204.73. We will focus on understanding the
risks associated with safeguarding controlled unclassified DoD information.
The workshops will focus on the groups of controls from NIST 800-171, with examples
highlighting what happens when these controls are not implemented. By the end of.
each workshop, you will become familiar with all 110 controls and be able to better
identify the areas you may need greater focus to meet the DoD's cybersecurity expectations.
We hope you'll join us. For convenience, each of the workshops will be offered as
an online webinar.
Nort East Region - Long Island
Melville Marriott (or Webinar)
1350 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747
Trade Winds India 2019, May 6-13 2019
This is the 11th year of Trade Winds, which has served as a proven model to help our
companies gain valuable market insights, meet with our Commercial Diplomats throughout
the region, and critically, connect with potential partners and end users for their
The Indo-Pacific region is one of the fastest growth areas in the world and offers
great opportunities for U.S. firms. The Environmental Technologies sector is one of
the top industry sectors that hold promise for U.S. exporters. Join this U.S. Commercial
Service mission and meet individually with U.S. Commercial Diplomats and key industry
contacts to gain first-hand market insight and solidify your Indo-Pacific business
strategy during the Trade Winds Forum and Mission India, May 6-13, 2019.
For questions contact:
TradeWinds@trade.gov or call Leslie Drake at 304-347-5123 or Leandro Solórzano at 954-356-6647
Deadline to Register: March 1, 2019
NYSTAR Defense Diversification Workshop, May 3 2019
Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR) will
be holding a match-maker style event, where defense focused manufacturing organizations
meet directly with hand-picked business and technology experts in one-on-one consultations.
Attendees will be given the opportunity to meet with and learn about the expertise
offered by such resources and see how this could fit into their diversification ideas
and plans. Companies are encouraged to collaborate with these resources on diversification
projects and talk about the potential support for the completion of such projects.
The Gerstner (IBM) Learning Center, 20 Old Post Road, Armonk, NY 10504
Webinar on Duty Drawback, April 2 2019
Presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Connecticut District Export Council
and International Tariff Management, this webinar is directed toward businesses that
operate in the global marketplace and want to improve their bottom line.
It will cover a law, going back to 1789, that allows for the recovery of import duties
on imported merchandise that is subsequently exported. The process is called duty
drawback and U.S. Customs & Border Protection, that administers the law, estimates
that over 2 billion dollars a year go unclaimed.
Tuesday, April 2
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) Room 200, 1500
Stony Brook Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Driving Workforce Development for Manufacturers in Mohawk Valley, March 19 2019
Accelerate your company’s opportunity for attracting talent, employee retention, skills
growth, and expansion with FuzeHub’s newest Solutions Forum for NYS Manufacturers.
Building a skilled manufacturing workforce is essential for companies to remain competitive
in the midst of industry-wide landscape changes. This event will bring together leading
regional resources who stand ready to assist your company in tackling today’s most
Addressing workforce challenges in the manufacturing sector is critical to industry
growth in New York State and across the country. At this event, experience key presentations
and one-on-one meetings that will assist your company in advancing the technical knowledge
of your team or recruiting talent.
Delta Hotel by Marriott, 200 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502
ADDAPT 2019 Founders & Futures Award Breakfast, March 11 2019
ADDAPT is a not-for-profit trade organization focused on taking the long Island Aerospace
& Defense industry into a new era of prosperity. ADDAPT does this in two ways: We
provide a strong voice for the region in the political arena; and we help our members
get contracts and increase sales! ADDAPT raises money to increase our effectiveness
and voice in he halls of Washington DC and in Board Rooms of National Prime Contractors.
Join me, Bob Botticelli, on March 11th at the birthplace of the defense and aerospace
industries as we honor our past and highlight our future. I am proud to stand shoulder
to shoulder with people like Charlie Seelinger and Zuhal Cevik as we honor their work
to advance the Long Island Defense & Aerospace industries for all of Long Island.
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd. Garden City, NY 11530
Groundbreaking Gaming: Level up with Innovative Gaming Technology in New York State,
February 27 2019
In this webinar, explore
commercially successful and groundbreaking
advances in digital gaming made possible by the New York State Centers of Excellence
in Digital Game Development. You will hear from a range of centers and learn how they
are facilitating collaboration between industry, academia, and individuals. You will
become familiar with the ways in which they provide resources and mentorship to those
entering the industry, assist established companies and developers, and grow the overall
size of the New York State games industry and community.
Aerospace Manufacturing Apprenticeship Focus Group, February 26 2019
This meeting is a "Call to Action" to cultivate a pipeline for a technical and manufacturing
base. Through a partnership with the MTRC, MACNY, ADDAPT, and WDINY, this focus group
will gather information to formulate an aerospace apprenticeship model.
Free to attend but registration is required. Please email
MTRC@stonybrook.edu with any questions.
Composite Prototyping Center, 121 Express St. Plainview, NY 11803