Stuff we’re thinking about going to

Plugged in: New York Institute of Technology's Annual Energy Conference, focused on bioenergy and "natural systems," is scheduled for June 14 in Old Westbury.



April 26
Suffolk County IDA public meeting
12:30 p.m., H. Lee Dennison Building, Hauppauge
The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency holds its regular monthly meeting in Media Room No. 184 of the county office building. Prior to the meeting, the IDA’s Audit & Finance Committee will meet in the same location, beginning at 11 a.m. Open to the public.

April 27
REI: John Kominicki Symposium
8:30-11:30 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Stony Brook University 
The Real Estate Institute at Stony Brook University’s College of Business presents a symposium subtitled Moving Forward: New Infrastructure and Business Development Projects on the Island, moderated by David Panetta of Cushman & Wakefield LI and featuring presentations by Long Island Association President Kevin Law, Suffolk County IDA Executive Director Anthony Catapano, Long Island Builders Institute CEO Mitchell Pally and others. Sponsors include Farrell Fritz. Professional credits available. In-person registration begins at 8 a.m. More information here.

May 1
Cross-Border eCommerce: The Future of Global Trade
8:30-11:30 a.m., De Seversky Mansion at NYIT, Glen Head
The New York Institute of Technology and the U.S. Commercial Service present a comprehensive World Trade Week breakfast seminar exploring e-commerce mechanics, logistics, regulations and marketing strategies, among other border-crossing topics. Registration and more information.

May 1
Tech Together Happy Hour
5-7:30 p.m., Jewel, Melville
The Long Island Software & Technology Network, Long Island Women in Tech, the Urban League of Long Island and Innovate LI team up for another innovation-focused, tech-rich elbow-rubber. Registration and more information.

May 1
6th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards
6-10 p.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
Cerini & Associates presents its annual salute to innovation and leadership in the nonprofit sector, with achievements honored in categories including Social Impact, Arts & Culture, Rising Star and Leadership Excellence. Information on sponsorship opportunities available here. Registration and more information awaits here.

May 3
Using Data Analytics to Grow your Business: What Facebook and Cambridge Won’t Tell You
8-10:30 a.m., Heritage Club at Bethpage, Farmingdale
The Middle Market Alliance of Long Island presents a panel discussion on Big Data’s business-growth secrets, featuring Wilen New York CEO Darrin Wilen, Didit Executive Chairman Kevin Lee and IntelliData Solutions founder and President Alec Smith. Sponsors include EisnerAmper and Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, among others. Registration and more information.

May 4
LIMBA Breakfast Series: Ronald Stair
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents the next in its 2018 Breakfast Series, featuring Ronald Stair, CEO of East Meadow-based employee-benefits company Creative Plan Designs, in a Q&A with LIMBAs Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio covering the effects of the new federal tax law. The 2018 Breakfast Series is presented in part by corporate sponsor Lewis Johns Avallone Aviles. Registration and more information.

May 10
Judith McEvoy Annual Governmental Breakfast
8-10 a.m., The Mansion at Oyster Bay (The Woodlands at Woodbury)
Women Economic Developers of Long Island presents its May breakfast meeting featuring Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, the ninth county executive and first woman elected to that office. Registration and more information.

May 15
How to Write a Business Plan
6-7:30 p.m., Riverhead Free Library
The Stony Brook Small Business Development Center presents a free workshop featuring Certified Business Advisor Gifty Oduro-Ostrander and a range of sample business plans for entrepreneurs ready to start or expand their small business. Registration and more information.

June 7
Business Fundamentals Boot Camp
12:45-6:30 p.m., Long Island Hilton, Huntington 
Supporting Strategies presents a choice selection of regional business leaders in a series of seminars and panel discussions on tactical and operational expertise for growing businesses. Speakers for the North Shore Long Island boot camp include patent and IP attorney Pina Campagna, partner at Melville law firm Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt. The Business Fundamentals Boot Camp national sponsor is Intuit QuickBooks, with regional event sponsorship by Woodbury-based financial services firm Hochheiser, Deutsch & Co. Registration and more information.

June 8
Long Island Healthcare Capital Forum
8-11 a.m., RXR Plaza, Melville
The Long Island Capital Alliance presents the next in its 2018 series of breakfast-networker Capital Forums, this placing early-stage healthcare companies before a panel of industry experts for short presentations and Q&As, all in front of an audience of potential investors. Event sponsors include the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency, NYIT, the Long Island Software & Technology Network and Carter DeLuca Farrell & Schmidt, among others. Sponsorship opportunities still available. Registration deadline for potential presenters is April 9. Event registration and more information.

June 14
NYIT Energy Conference: Bioenergy & Natural Systems
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury
New York Institute of Technology’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences presents its 13th annual energy conference, featuring presentations by top experts on new developments in the bioenergy field. Scheduled speakers include representatives of Stony Brook University, Columbia University, the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Brookhaven and Oak Ridge national laboratories and other major research institutions. Registration and more information.

June 16-17
Gold Coast Summers Music and Wine Festival
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn
The annual summer tradition at the former Frick “Clayton” Estate – packed with wine and champagne tastings, artisan cocktails, gourmet food and a premier jazz ensemble – revolves this year around the museum exhibit “The Jazz Age: Picasso, Matisse, Chanel, Gershwin, Joyce, Fitzgerald and Hemingway.” Registration and more information.


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