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Upstate Unleashed Conference & Ecosystem Awards - September 19, 2017
Aug
25
Fri
TERTULIA en español – FREE !
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Last Friday of every month a volunteer native speaker of Spanish will lead a Spanish Tertulia (chat). Bring your lunch and come ready to interact! Our free conversation hour is open to anyone wishing to practice Spanish. Topics will be varied. No registration needed, just show up!
Interested in languages other than Spanish? We are looking for volunteers to hold similar events (once a month) in other languages. Please write to us at: info@interactlanguagecenter.com

Aug
29
Tue
Audio Anything (The Monthly Version!)
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Monthly Audio Anything Meetup! Our group meets the last Tuesday of the month to talk anything audio (and sometimes video too!) This month, our fearless leader, Fuz Eller is going to be doing a walkthrough of the free audio editing program, Audacity. Join us to get an overview, learn some tips and tricks and get your audio editing started! If you’d like for him to focus on any particular areas of the program, please let us know.
See you there!

Aug
30
Wed
Drones Over Downtown @ The Tech Garden Plaza
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

All things drones comes to TTG this summer! Fly a drone, watch drone demos and racing, meet local drone companies and even get a chance to win a drone quadcopter all while enjoying live music, local food, and drinks.

More information coming soon!

Drones Over Downtown Syracuse @ The Tech Garden Plaza
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drones Over Downtown Syracuse @ The Tech Garden Plaza | Syracuse | New York | United States
Join us for the first ever Drones Over Downtown!
Attendees will have the opportunity to fly a drone, network with local drone companies, learn about drone safety and watch live demos and presentations. There will also be live music and local food and drinks.
The first 50 attendees will receive a free t-shirt and everyone will be entered in a drawing for a drone quad-copter giveaway.
Vendor Information: Have a drone company and want to exhibit? Contact Kara Alheim at kalheim@centerstateceo.com for more information.
Aug
31
Thu
CNY Drone Club
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you curious about drones? Multirotors? UAVs? Drone Racing? Aerial Photography? FPV? Designing and flying your own aircraft? Join us and we can share what we know, demonstrate our latest projects, and even fly together!

Sep
6
Wed
1 Million Cups Syracuse
Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups Syracuse Website
On the first Wednesday of each month, companies present to their communities and learn how their community can help support their business to flourish.  We meet up at 8:30 am for coffee and networking and the program starts promptly at 9.
Local businesses present for 6 minutes followed by 20 minutes of questions and feedback from the community. Great coffee and networking always included too!

Sep
12
Tue
OpenHack Syracuse
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OpenHack Syracuse meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
What is OpenHack? It’s a meetup with a simple purpose: Code together, on anything.
You can hack on anything! Any language, framework, public/open-source, personal projects, client work… anything!You don’t need to have an idea to hack on, you’re welcome to come just to pair with someone and learn something new.We’ll kick things off with a quick round of introductions, calling for projects that need helpFood and drinks provided.Come join your fellow Syracuse developers, and let’s hack on some code!

Sep
13
Wed
40 Below Coffee Orientation Session
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Free coffee session to learn about 40Below! Join us to talk about upcoming project, how to get involved and have a cup of coffee! See you there.

Sep
14
Thu
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Free Maker Night
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come on down to SALT Makerspace at Syracuse CoWorks and hear about what’s happening in the maker world, meet other members and make stuff!
If you have materials, you can use SALT’s laser and STL files for 3D printing.

Sep
15
Fri
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Workshop for (Pre-Revenue) Startups in the Drones Profession @ The Tech Garden
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

This two-day workshop will provide action steps moving your startup to the next level. The second and final day of the workshop will be Friday, September 22.

More information forthcoming.

Email Lynn Hughes if you would like to know more about the program and its suitability for your startup: Lynn@TheTechGarden.com

Sep
19
Tue
Upstate Unleashed Conference & 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Upstate Unleashed Conference & 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown | Syracuse | New York | United States

Join us for the 3rd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards. Last year’s event sold out – register today to reserve your space!

More than 300 entrepreneurial leaders will come together on September 19, 2017. Meet Upstate NY CEOs who are building the future today. Celebrate more than 100 ecosystem builders at the Awards Luncheon.

Email nasir@uvc.org for additional information on sponsorship.

We’ll see you on September 19!

Sep
20
Wed
Free Money Smarts for Small Business Lunch and Learn Series
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a brown bag lunch and learn (bring your own lunch) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Come learn about the ins and outs of business ownership… ohh and its FREE! See you there! This months topic: Financial Management

Sep
26
Tue
The Funding Roadmap – Startup Capital @ The Tech Garden
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
The Funding Roadmap - Startup Capital @ The Tech Garden | Syracuse | New York | United States

Syracuse Innovation Connectors is a collaborative group of leaders from central New York startup spaces, programs and economic development organizations. Our mission is to Engage and Connect the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Central New York. 

On September 26, we’ll be hosting the first of two workshops.

The Funding Roadmap – Startup Capital will kick off our series with a focus on what you need to get funding! This event will feature representatives from various funding resources across CNY educating us on loan programs offered by the U.S. SBA, alternative financing such as the Excelsior Growth Fund and specialized state programs/tax credits available to young businesses.

You’ll also hear from founders who have “been there and done that.” These CEOs will share stories about bootstrapping, crowdfunding and tips on how best to apply for government grants.

Before we wrap up, guests will be presented with a comprehensive list highlighting where aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage company founders can find help across the region.

This is a not to be missed event, and of course, lunch will be served!

Ready to keep learning? Syracuse Innovation Connectors will be hosting Part 2 of the Startup Capital workshop – Acceleration Capital. This accelerated program will be held at the CNY Biotech Accelerator on October 2. Discounts are available for those who sign up for both programs.

Audio Anything (The Monthly Version!)
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Monthly Audio Anything Meetup! Our group meets the last Tuesday of the month to talk anything audio (and sometimes video too!) This month, our fearless leader, Fuz Eller is going to be doing a walkthrough of the free audio editing program, Audacity. Join us to get an overview, learn some tips and tricks and get your audio editing started! If you’d like for him to focus on any particular areas of the program, please let us know.
See you there!

Sep
28
Thu
CNY Drone Club
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you curious about drones? Multirotors? UAVs? Drone Racing? Aerial Photography? FPV? Designing and flying your own aircraft? Join us and we can share what we know, demonstrate our latest projects, and even fly together!

Sep
29
Fri
TERTULIA en español – FREE !
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Last Friday of every month a volunteer native speaker of Spanish will lead a Spanish Tertulia (chat). Bring your lunch and come ready to interact! Our free conversation hour is open to anyone wishing to practice Spanish. Topics will be varied. No registration needed, just show up!
Interested in languages other than Spanish? We are looking for volunteers to hold similar events (once a month) in other languages. Please write to us at: info@interactlanguagecenter.com

Oct
2
Mon
The Funding Roadmap – Accelerate Your Growth with Impact Capital @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Funding Roadmap - Accelerate Your Growth with Impact Capital @ CNY Biotech Accelerator | Syracuse | New York | United States

Syracuse Innovation Connectors is a collaborative group of leaders from central New York startup spaces, programs and economic development organizations. Our mission is to Engage and Connect the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Central New York. 

On September 26, we’ll be hosting the first of two workshops.

The Funding Roadmap – Startup Capital will kick off our series with a focus on what you need to get funding! 

Next on October 2, we’ll present Part 2 of the Funding Roadmap – Accelerate your Growth with Impact Capital. This intensive program will be held at the CNY Biotech Accelerator, and feature CEOs from some of the standout companies in central New York. You’ll learn from their mistakes and victories as they share how they secured funding, won competitions and took their companies to the next level.

Several out-of-state investors will also be present, including representatives from Investors Circle – the world’s largest and most active early-stage IMPACT investing network. Investor’s Circle has been finding, fostering, and funding startup innovation for over 25 years. The network’s community of angel investors, venture capitalists, foundations, and family offices have invested over $200 million into more than 300 enterprises dedicated to improving the environment, education, health and community.

Discounts are available for those who sign up for both programs. Lunch will be served.

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These programs are being brought to your by Innovation Connectors – Supporting, Engaging and Connecting CNY’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.

Oct
4
Wed
17th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium @ Crown Plaza
Oct 4 all-day

Water + Energy + Design: Innovations for Healthy, Vibrant Communities

SyracuseCoE Faculty Fellows lead multidisciplinary research teams that conduct targeted research in clean and renewable energy, indoor environmental quality, and water resources. SyracuseCoE’s 2017 Symposium will feature presentations by keynote speakers, Faculty Fellows, and collaborating researchers that target innovations in water, energy and design for healthy, vibrant communities.

For almost two decades SyracuseCoE has hosted an annual Symposium at Syracuse University, featuring the latest advances in research, development and demonstrations that accelerate innovations for clean energy, healthy buildings and resilient communities. Each year the event engages a wide audience, including industry practitioners, state and local officials and university faculty and students.

 

1 Million Cups Syracuse
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups Syracuse Website
On the first Wednesday of each month, companies present to their communities and learn how their community can help support their business to flourish.  We meet up at 8:30 am for coffee and networking and the program starts promptly at 9.
Local businesses present for 6 minutes followed by 20 minutes of questions and feedback from the community. Great coffee and networking always included too!

Oct
8
Sun
Hack Upstate Demo Day @ The Tech Garden
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Hack Upstate is open to students and practitioners, that happen twice a year (i.e. Fall & Spring) where developers, engineers and innovators from across Upstate New York come to Syracuse, NY, share ideas, form teams and build awesome projects.

It all starts at 11 AM the day before – October 7th – where people will pitch their idea and teams will be formed. For more about Hack Upstate and to register for the full day and half program please visit the following site: http://hackupstate.com/

Otherwise, plan to attend the demonstrations by either RSVP thru Tech Meet Up or contact Lynn Hughes with your plan to attend at lynn@thetechgarden.com

Hack Upstate’s mission is to unite and facilitate collaboration among the greater Upstate New York technology community. In doing so, they aim to contribute to the growth of Upstate New York’s technology sector, and to create a robust network of technologists and regional technology companies.

Oct
10
Tue
OpenHack Syracuse
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OpenHack Syracuse meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
What is OpenHack? It’s a meetup with a simple purpose: Code together, on anything.
You can hack on anything! Any language, framework, public/open-source, personal projects, client work… anything!You don’t need to have an idea to hack on, you’re welcome to come just to pair with someone and learn something new.We’ll kick things off with a quick round of introductions, calling for projects that need helpFood and drinks provided.Come join your fellow Syracuse developers, and let’s hack on some code!

Oct
12
Thu
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Free Maker Night
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come on down to SALT Makerspace at Syracuse CoWorks and hear about what’s happening in the maker world, meet other members and make stuff!
If you have materials, you can use SALT’s laser and STL files for 3D printing.

Oct
13
Fri
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Oct
18
Wed
Free Money Smarts for Small Business Lunch and Learn Series
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a brown bag lunch and learn (bring your own lunch) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Come learn about the ins and outs of business ownership… ohh and its FREE! See you there! This months topic: Managing Cash Flow

Nov
17
Fri
NEXT Conference: Technology, Manufacturing & Biotech @ Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center
Nov 17 all-day

The Center for Advanced Systems (CASE) at Syracuse University, NYS Science+Technology Law Center, CNY Technology Development Organization and CNY Biotech Accelerator have teamed up to present the NEXT Conference: A Technology, Manufacturing & Biotech Conference Focused on Cutting-edge Trends and NEXT Generation Innovation.

The conference will be held on Friday, November 17 at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center in Syracuse, NY.

Two keynote speakers, Drs. Hod Lipson and Dave Warner, have already been confirmed. The conference will also include a Tradeshow. Join 200+ attendees for a day of inspiration, education and connecting.

Sep
23
Sun
7th International Building Physics Conference @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm

The International Building Physics Conference (IBPC) is the official international conference series of the International Association of Building Physics (IABP). IBPC will be held in the United States for the first time, on September 23 – 26, 2018, in Syracuse, New York, hosted by Syracuse University and its Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE).

The theme of IBPC2018 is Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments. It will provide a forum for scientific, technological and design exchanges through multiple platforms:

• Presentations of original research and development work and findings

• Demonstrations and exhibitions of innovative green building technologies

• Discussions of future challenges and opportunities

IBPC2018 will kick-off on Sunday, September 23, 2018 with a welcome reception at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The technical program will include keynote presentations in plenery sessions, parallel sessions, and poster sessions.

Keynote speakers and parallel sessions will be featured on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Evening events include a reception and student poster competition at SyracuseCoE headquarters, an iconic LEED Plati-num research testbed, on Monday, September 24, and the conference dinner and entertainment in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on Tuesday, September 25. Closing Ceremonies will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 26, followed by a buffet lunch. There will also be a series of post conference events including the International Annex-68 project meeting, campus tours, and other excursions.

UVC Photo Gallery

Serial entrepreneur will meet with 12 startups on upstate New York tech tour
SciTech Panel at LeMoyne College
Steve Raines - UNY50 Leadership Network
Become a UVC Community Connector
Ryan Miller @ 2015 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards
13th Annual Frank Fernandez Dinner at Le Moyne College
Ecovative Founder at Cornell
Syracuse CoWorks Members
NEXUS-NY Judges
The Thrive Project Team
Aug
25
Fri
TERTULIA en español – FREE !
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Last Friday of every month a volunteer native speaker of Spanish will lead a Spanish Tertulia (chat). Bring your lunch and come ready to interact! Our free conversation hour is open to anyone wishing to practice Spanish. Topics will be varied. No registration needed, just show up!
Interested in languages other than Spanish? We are looking for volunteers to hold similar events (once a month) in other languages. Please write to us at: info@interactlanguagecenter.com

Aug
29
Tue
Audio Anything (The Monthly Version!)
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Monthly Audio Anything Meetup! Our group meets the last Tuesday of the month to talk anything audio (and sometimes video too!) This month, our fearless leader, Fuz Eller is going to be doing a walkthrough of the free audio editing program, Audacity. Join us to get an overview, learn some tips and tricks and get your audio editing started! If you’d like for him to focus on any particular areas of the program, please let us know.
See you there!

Aug
30
Wed
Drones Over Downtown @ The Tech Garden Plaza
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

All things drones comes to TTG this summer! Fly a drone, watch drone demos and racing, meet local drone companies and even get a chance to win a drone quadcopter all while enjoying live music, local food, and drinks.

More information coming soon!

Drones Over Downtown Syracuse @ The Tech Garden Plaza
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drones Over Downtown Syracuse @ The Tech Garden Plaza | Syracuse | New York | United States
Join us for the first ever Drones Over Downtown!
Attendees will have the opportunity to fly a drone, network with local drone companies, learn about drone safety and watch live demos and presentations. There will also be live music and local food and drinks.
The first 50 attendees will receive a free t-shirt and everyone will be entered in a drawing for a drone quad-copter giveaway.
Vendor Information: Have a drone company and want to exhibit? Contact Kara Alheim at kalheim@centerstateceo.com for more information.
Aug
31
Thu
CNY Drone Club
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you curious about drones? Multirotors? UAVs? Drone Racing? Aerial Photography? FPV? Designing and flying your own aircraft? Join us and we can share what we know, demonstrate our latest projects, and even fly together!

Sep
6
Wed
1 Million Cups Syracuse
Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups Syracuse Website
On the first Wednesday of each month, companies present to their communities and learn how their community can help support their business to flourish.  We meet up at 8:30 am for coffee and networking and the program starts promptly at 9.
Local businesses present for 6 minutes followed by 20 minutes of questions and feedback from the community. Great coffee and networking always included too!

Sep
12
Tue
OpenHack Syracuse
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OpenHack Syracuse meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
What is OpenHack? It’s a meetup with a simple purpose: Code together, on anything.
You can hack on anything! Any language, framework, public/open-source, personal projects, client work… anything!You don’t need to have an idea to hack on, you’re welcome to come just to pair with someone and learn something new.We’ll kick things off with a quick round of introductions, calling for projects that need helpFood and drinks provided.Come join your fellow Syracuse developers, and let’s hack on some code!

Sep
13
Wed
40 Below Coffee Orientation Session
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Free coffee session to learn about 40Below! Join us to talk about upcoming project, how to get involved and have a cup of coffee! See you there.

Sep
14
Thu
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Free Maker Night
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come on down to SALT Makerspace at Syracuse CoWorks and hear about what’s happening in the maker world, meet other members and make stuff!
If you have materials, you can use SALT’s laser and STL files for 3D printing.

Sep
15
Fri
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Workshop for (Pre-Revenue) Startups in the Drones Profession @ The Tech Garden
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

This two-day workshop will provide action steps moving your startup to the next level. The second and final day of the workshop will be Friday, September 22.

More information forthcoming.

Email Lynn Hughes if you would like to know more about the program and its suitability for your startup: Lynn@TheTechGarden.com

Sep
19
Tue
Upstate Unleashed Conference & 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Upstate Unleashed Conference & 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown | Syracuse | New York | United States

Join us for the 3rd Annual Upstate Unleashed Conference and 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards. Last year’s event sold out – register today to reserve your space!

More than 300 entrepreneurial leaders will come together on September 19, 2017. Meet Upstate NY CEOs who are building the future today. Celebrate more than 100 ecosystem builders at the Awards Luncheon.

Email nasir@uvc.org for additional information on sponsorship.

We’ll see you on September 19!

Sep
20
Wed
Free Money Smarts for Small Business Lunch and Learn Series
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a brown bag lunch and learn (bring your own lunch) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Come learn about the ins and outs of business ownership… ohh and its FREE! See you there! This months topic: Financial Management

Sep
26
Tue
The Funding Roadmap – Startup Capital @ The Tech Garden
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
The Funding Roadmap - Startup Capital @ The Tech Garden | Syracuse | New York | United States

Syracuse Innovation Connectors is a collaborative group of leaders from central New York startup spaces, programs and economic development organizations. Our mission is to Engage and Connect the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Central New York. 

On September 26, we’ll be hosting the first of two workshops.

The Funding Roadmap – Startup Capital will kick off our series with a focus on what you need to get funding! This event will feature representatives from various funding resources across CNY educating us on loan programs offered by the U.S. SBA, alternative financing such as the Excelsior Growth Fund and specialized state programs/tax credits available to young businesses.

You’ll also hear from founders who have “been there and done that.” These CEOs will share stories about bootstrapping, crowdfunding and tips on how best to apply for government grants.

Before we wrap up, guests will be presented with a comprehensive list highlighting where aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage company founders can find help across the region.

This is a not to be missed event, and of course, lunch will be served!

Ready to keep learning? Syracuse Innovation Connectors will be hosting Part 2 of the Startup Capital workshop – Acceleration Capital. This accelerated program will be held at the CNY Biotech Accelerator on October 2. Discounts are available for those who sign up for both programs.

Audio Anything (The Monthly Version!)
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Monthly Audio Anything Meetup! Our group meets the last Tuesday of the month to talk anything audio (and sometimes video too!) This month, our fearless leader, Fuz Eller is going to be doing a walkthrough of the free audio editing program, Audacity. Join us to get an overview, learn some tips and tricks and get your audio editing started! If you’d like for him to focus on any particular areas of the program, please let us know.
See you there!

Sep
28
Thu
CNY Drone Club
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you curious about drones? Multirotors? UAVs? Drone Racing? Aerial Photography? FPV? Designing and flying your own aircraft? Join us and we can share what we know, demonstrate our latest projects, and even fly together!

Sep
29
Fri
TERTULIA en español – FREE !
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Last Friday of every month a volunteer native speaker of Spanish will lead a Spanish Tertulia (chat). Bring your lunch and come ready to interact! Our free conversation hour is open to anyone wishing to practice Spanish. Topics will be varied. No registration needed, just show up!
Interested in languages other than Spanish? We are looking for volunteers to hold similar events (once a month) in other languages. Please write to us at: info@interactlanguagecenter.com

Oct
2
Mon
The Funding Roadmap – Accelerate Your Growth with Impact Capital @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Funding Roadmap - Accelerate Your Growth with Impact Capital @ CNY Biotech Accelerator | Syracuse | New York | United States

Syracuse Innovation Connectors is a collaborative group of leaders from central New York startup spaces, programs and economic development organizations. Our mission is to Engage and Connect the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Central New York. 

On September 26, we’ll be hosting the first of two workshops.

The Funding Roadmap – Startup Capital will kick off our series with a focus on what you need to get funding! 

Next on October 2, we’ll present Part 2 of the Funding Roadmap – Accelerate your Growth with Impact Capital. This intensive program will be held at the CNY Biotech Accelerator, and feature CEOs from some of the standout companies in central New York. You’ll learn from their mistakes and victories as they share how they secured funding, won competitions and took their companies to the next level.

Several out-of-state investors will also be present, including representatives from Investors Circle – the world’s largest and most active early-stage IMPACT investing network. Investor’s Circle has been finding, fostering, and funding startup innovation for over 25 years. The network’s community of angel investors, venture capitalists, foundations, and family offices have invested over $200 million into more than 300 enterprises dedicated to improving the environment, education, health and community.

Discounts are available for those who sign up for both programs. Lunch will be served.

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These programs are being brought to your by Innovation Connectors – Supporting, Engaging and Connecting CNY’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.

Oct
4
Wed
17th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium @ Crown Plaza
Oct 4 all-day

Water + Energy + Design: Innovations for Healthy, Vibrant Communities

SyracuseCoE Faculty Fellows lead multidisciplinary research teams that conduct targeted research in clean and renewable energy, indoor environmental quality, and water resources. SyracuseCoE’s 2017 Symposium will feature presentations by keynote speakers, Faculty Fellows, and collaborating researchers that target innovations in water, energy and design for healthy, vibrant communities.

For almost two decades SyracuseCoE has hosted an annual Symposium at Syracuse University, featuring the latest advances in research, development and demonstrations that accelerate innovations for clean energy, healthy buildings and resilient communities. Each year the event engages a wide audience, including industry practitioners, state and local officials and university faculty and students.

 

1 Million Cups Syracuse
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Million Cups Syracuse Website
On the first Wednesday of each month, companies present to their communities and learn how their community can help support their business to flourish.  We meet up at 8:30 am for coffee and networking and the program starts promptly at 9.
Local businesses present for 6 minutes followed by 20 minutes of questions and feedback from the community. Great coffee and networking always included too!

Oct
8
Sun
Hack Upstate Demo Day @ The Tech Garden
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Hack Upstate is open to students and practitioners, that happen twice a year (i.e. Fall & Spring) where developers, engineers and innovators from across Upstate New York come to Syracuse, NY, share ideas, form teams and build awesome projects.

It all starts at 11 AM the day before – October 7th – where people will pitch their idea and teams will be formed. For more about Hack Upstate and to register for the full day and half program please visit the following site: http://hackupstate.com/

Otherwise, plan to attend the demonstrations by either RSVP thru Tech Meet Up or contact Lynn Hughes with your plan to attend at lynn@thetechgarden.com

Hack Upstate’s mission is to unite and facilitate collaboration among the greater Upstate New York technology community. In doing so, they aim to contribute to the growth of Upstate New York’s technology sector, and to create a robust network of technologists and regional technology companies.

Oct
10
Tue
OpenHack Syracuse
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OpenHack Syracuse meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
What is OpenHack? It’s a meetup with a simple purpose: Code together, on anything.
You can hack on anything! Any language, framework, public/open-source, personal projects, client work… anything!You don’t need to have an idea to hack on, you’re welcome to come just to pair with someone and learn something new.We’ll kick things off with a quick round of introductions, calling for projects that need helpFood and drinks provided.Come join your fellow Syracuse developers, and let’s hack on some code!

Oct
12
Thu
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Free Maker Night
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come on down to SALT Makerspace at Syracuse CoWorks and hear about what’s happening in the maker world, meet other members and make stuff!
If you have materials, you can use SALT’s laser and STL files for 3D printing.

Oct
13
Fri
Medical Device Concept to Commercialization BOOT CAMP @ CNY Biotech Accelerator
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm

FEATURING EXPERT PRESENTERS ACROSS THE INDUSTRY!
AUGUST 3-4 Technology Commercialization, US Regulations and Engineering
SEPTEMBER 14-15 Design and Development, Legal and Start Up Planning
OCTOBER 12-13, 2017 Topics for Emerging Companies, Data and Resources

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Join us for three workshops designed for anyone interested in medical device product and service commercialization.
Hear from experts how medical devices are designed, regulated and marketed; gain insights into intellectual property
and licensing; learn how to develop a business plan and pitch presentation and learn about all the valuable resources
available to emerging medical device companies. Content is aimed at medical device innovators, researchers and
entrepreneurs.

Sessions are held Thursdays–Fridays and run 8 am to 5 pm each day.
Registration $100 per workshop, discounts available.
Free on-site parking. Lunch and breaks included.

Oct
18
Wed
Free Money Smarts for Small Business Lunch and Learn Series
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a brown bag lunch and learn (bring your own lunch) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Come learn about the ins and outs of business ownership… ohh and its FREE! See you there! This months topic: Managing Cash Flow

Nov
17
Fri
NEXT Conference: Technology, Manufacturing & Biotech @ Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center
Nov 17 all-day

The Center for Advanced Systems (CASE) at Syracuse University, NYS Science+Technology Law Center, CNY Technology Development Organization and CNY Biotech Accelerator have teamed up to present the NEXT Conference: A Technology, Manufacturing & Biotech Conference Focused on Cutting-edge Trends and NEXT Generation Innovation.

The conference will be held on Friday, November 17 at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center in Syracuse, NY.

Two keynote speakers, Drs. Hod Lipson and Dave Warner, have already been confirmed. The conference will also include a Tradeshow. Join 200+ attendees for a day of inspiration, education and connecting.

Sep
23
Sun
7th International Building Physics Conference @ Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm

The International Building Physics Conference (IBPC) is the official international conference series of the International Association of Building Physics (IABP). IBPC will be held in the United States for the first time, on September 23 – 26, 2018, in Syracuse, New York, hosted by Syracuse University and its Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE).

The theme of IBPC2018 is Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments. It will provide a forum for scientific, technological and design exchanges through multiple platforms:

• Presentations of original research and development work and findings

• Demonstrations and exhibitions of innovative green building technologies

• Discussions of future challenges and opportunities

IBPC2018 will kick-off on Sunday, September 23, 2018 with a welcome reception at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The technical program will include keynote presentations in plenery sessions, parallel sessions, and poster sessions.

Keynote speakers and parallel sessions will be featured on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Evening events include a reception and student poster competition at SyracuseCoE headquarters, an iconic LEED Plati-num research testbed, on Monday, September 24, and the conference dinner and entertainment in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on Tuesday, September 25. Closing Ceremonies will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 26, followed by a buffet lunch. There will also be a series of post conference events including the International Annex-68 project meeting, campus tours, and other excursions.