2017 Upstate Unleashed & Venture Ecosystem Awards

Over 350 entrepreneurial leaders will come together on September 19 at the 3rd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards. While this year’s event has sold out, we expect some seats to be available from our table sponsors. If you’re interested in attending, sign up for our Wait List and we will contact you as a seat becomes available.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. The Conference begins at 9 a.m. Meet Upstate NY CEOs who are building the future today. In the afternoon we’ll celebrate more than 100 ecosystem builders at the Awards Luncheon. The ceremony will adjourn at 2 p.m. Guests are welcomed to stay for pictures and networking.

Speakers & Panelists

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am Conference Begins

Upstate NY Rewards Innovation
Moderator: Mario Fallone – Partner, Harter Secrest & Emery
Brian Bauer – Program Director, 76West
Rick Clonan – VP, CenterState CEO (GENIUS NY)
John Gavigan – Executive Director, 43North
James Senall – President, HTR (Luminate Accelerator)

CEO Perspectives
David Dussault – Founder and CEO, P1 Industries
Colleen Costello – Cofounder and CEO, Vital Vio
Charles Green – President and CEO, AIS

Networking Break

Why I’m Back in Upstate NY
Moderator: Kate Brodock – CEO, Women 2.0
Martin Babinec – Founder, TriNet and UVC
Garrett Bastable – Director of Operations, Density
Michael Quigley – Cofounder and President, SpinCar

CEO Perspectives
Rachel Jackson – Founder and CEO, Rachel’s Remedies
Michael Oshetski – Founder and CEO, Micatu

Awards Lunch and Keynote
Guha and Karthik Bala (Velan Ventures)

2:00 pm Adjourn

Email nasir@uvc.org for more details on sponsorship opportunities.