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LI Manufacturers' Symposium 2019

Join us at the Second Annual Symposium: NYSEDC's premier event

 


November 13, 2019

9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Melville Marriott, Long Island

 

 

This full day symposium brings together manufacturers from Long Island and introduce them to the various resources that exist through NYSTAR and across New York State.  Breakout session topics include: Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs), the Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs), the Centers of Excellence (COEs), state and federal funding programs, and workforce development resources.

 

  • SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    9:00AM

     

         
    Registration & Exhibit Booths Open
    10:00AM

     

         
    Welcome & Introductory Remarks

     

     

         

    General Session Salons 1-4

    Ryan Silva - Executive Director, New York State Economic Development Council

    Dr. Michael Alan Bernstein - President, Stony Brook University

    10:30AM

     

         
    Breakout Panel Discussions

     

     

         

    Stony Brook University Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs)
    Salon 5

    Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs) encourage greater collaboration between private industry and universities in the development and application of new technologies. CATs play a critical role in spurring technology-based applied research and economic development in the state; promoting national and international research collaboration and innovation and leveraging New York’s research expertise and funding with investments from the federal government, foundations, businesses, venture capital firms and other entities. Learn about the Centers available at Stony Brook University

    Moderated by: Dr. Peter Donnelly - Associate Vice President for Technology Partnerships and Interim Director Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR), Stony Brook University

    Michael Bielski, JD, MS - Capseus

    William Hanes, PhD - Center for Biotechnology

    Vyacheslov Solovyov, PhD

    Clean Energy Policies & Leveraging Energy Programs to Reduce Operational Costs and Leverage Private Sector Investment
    Salons 11 & 12

    Moderated by: National Grid & PSEG Long Island

    Alana Appenzellar - Program Manager, Economic Development, NYPA

    Adrienne Downey - Principal Engineer, Offshore Wind, NYSERDA

    John Keating - Manager, Economic Development at PSEG Long Island

    Lyle Sclair - Representative, Economic Development at National Grid

    11:30AM

     

         
    Break, Networking, and Exhibit Booths
    12:00PM

     

         
    Lunch and Panel Discussion

     

     

         

    Workforce Development
    General Session Salons 1-4

    Opening Remarks by: Legislator William J. Lindsay III - Co-chair of the LI Manufacturing Task Force

    Rosalie Drago - Regional Director at Workforce Development Institute (WDI)

    Patricia Malone - Associate Vice President for Professional Education

    1:00PM

     

         
    Breakout Panel Discussions

     

     

         

    Cybersecurity in the 21st Century Economy: Preparing and Protecting Your Company
    Salon 5

    Moderated by: Frank Cicio  - iQ4

    Eleni Delimpaltadaki - Managing Director, EQUIVIC & Chief Capital Markets Officer, National Community Reinvestment Coalition

    Barry Dynkin, Esq. - Co-Founder, Atlas Cybersecurity

    Commander Pat Lancaster - US Army War College

    Stony Brook University Centers of Excellence (COEs)
    Salon 11 & 12

    Centers of Excellence foster collaboration between the academic research community and the business sector to develop and commercialize new products and technologies, to promote critical private sector investment in emerging high-technology fields in New York State, and to create and expand technology-related business and employment. This program was created to enhance and accelerate the centers’ operations, facilitating joint university-industry research and development, product commercialization and workforce training. Learn about the three COEs housed at Stony Brook University

    Moderated by: Dr. Yacov Shamash - VP for Economic Development, Stony Brook University

    Joseph M. Ambrosio - CEO, Unique Electrical Solutions

    David Hamilton - Advanced Energy Center & Clean Energy Business Incubator Program

    David Hershberg - CEO, STS Global, Inc.

    Dr. Lawrence Weber - Center of Excellence in Wireless Information & Technology

    2:00PM

     

         
    Breakout Panel Discussions

     

     

         

    Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs): Leveraging Tradititonal Tools in an Evolving Regional Economy
    Salon 5

    Moderated by: Cara Longworth - Regional Director, Empire State Development

    Harry Coghlan - CEO/Executive Director, Nassau County IDA

    William Mannix - Executive Director, Town of Islip IDA

    Lisa Mulligan - CEO, Town of Brookhaven IDA

    Krishna Omolade - Deputy Executive Director, New York City IDA

    Tracy Stark-James - CEO/Executive Director, Town of Riverhead IDA

    3:00PM

     

         
    Closing Remarks
             

    General Salons Salons 1-4

     

  • SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

    Welcome & Introductory Remarks

    Stony Brook University Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs)

    Clean Energy Policies & Leveraging Energy Programs to Reduce Operational Costs and Leverage Private Sector Investment

    Workforce Development

    Cybersecurity in the 21st Century Economy: Preparing and Protecting Your Company

    Stony Brook University Centers of Excellence (COEs)

    Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs): Leveraging Traditional Tools in an Evolving Regional Economy

  • REGISTRATION DETAILS

    Registration

    The registration fee is $75 and includes lunch and beverage breaks
    Hotel Addres: 1350 Walt Whitman Rd, Melville, NY 11747

    Participants are responsible for their own hotel accomodations and transportation!

     

    Register Here

     

    Cancellation Policy

    Before November 6th, 2019 - Full Refund
    After November 6th, 2019 - No Refund

     

    Accomodations

    Marriott Melville Long Island

    1350 Walt Whitman Road
    Melville, NY 11747

    631-423-1600

  • EXHIBITORS and SPONSORS

    Exhibitors

    *If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, please email Emily Simmons simmons@nysedc.org*

    Center for Corporate Education, Stony Brook University
    Ignite Long Island
    Long Island Food Council
    Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC) at Stony Brook University
    Margolin, Winer & Evens, LLP
    Nassau County IDA
    National Grid
    New York Power Authority
    PSEG Long Island
    Stony Brook Small Business Development Center
    Suffolk County Community College – Advanced Manufacturing Training Center
    US Department of Commerce – Commercial Service, Long Island Office

     

    Sponsors

    Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC) at Stony Brook University
    National Grid
    NY Power Authority
    PSEG Long Island