Adelphi University Women in Science and Computing Conference
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Adelphi Performing Arts Center, Garden City
Adelphi University presents its first conference designed specifically to encourage girls and young women to explore careers in competitive STEM fields, featuring student poster presentations, expert discussion panels, a mini hackathon and topic-specific professional-development workshops. Admissions is free but pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.
Business Partnerships – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
8:30-11:30 a.m., SBU Small Business Development Center
The Stony Brook University SBDC presents a free workshop on the importance of partnership agreements, particularly when doing business with family and friends, featuring Bohemia attorney Lisa Renee Pomerantz. Registration and more information.
ACIT Distinguished Business Leaders and Awards Luncheon
11:30 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
Advancement for Commerce, Industry and Technology presents its 2019 awards luncheon, featuring four-time New York Yankees World Champion Tino Martinez. This year’s honorees include SUNY-Old Westbury President Calvin Butts III, Cameron Engineering & Associates founder John Cameron, TD Bank Vice President Maryellen Ferretti and Steiner Sports Marketing & Memorabilia founder Brandon Steiner. Sponsors include Adelphi University, NYIT, SUNY-Old Westbury, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek and Innovate Long Island, among others. Sponsorship opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Lunch and Learn for Foodpreneurs
Noon-1 p.m., East End Food Institute, Southampton
The EEFI presents its monthly snack-and-study for food-focused entrepreneurs, centered this time on managing business finances. Locally sourced lunch on the menu. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
The Art of Networking
9:30-11:30 a.m., Farmingdale State College Conference Center
The FSC Small Business Development Center presents a dynamic workshop focused on relationship-building, information-sharing and the art of making powerful professional connections, featuring presenter Terry Morris of the Dream and Lead Academy. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
WEDLI Holiday Luncheon
Noon to 2 p.m., The Mansion at Oyster Bay, Woodbury
Women Economic Developers of Long Island present the business organization’s annual holiday social, featuring great food, networking, raffles and a goody bag for all. Donations of gently used, “interview appropriate” clothing will be accepted on behalf of Dress for Success Brookhaven. Ticket pricing, registration and more information right here.
LIMBA 2019 Breakfast Series: Steve Englebright
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents NYS Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-East Setauket), chairman of the Assembly’s Environmental Conservation Committee, in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio on Long Island environmental issues and their socioeconomic effects. The 2019 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP, Gershow Recycling and Bradley & Parker. The Dec. 13 meeting is co-sponsored by ULC Robotics. Registration and more information.
Best-Kept Secrets for Growing Your Business & Workforce on Long Island
8:30-10:30 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Business Center
Portnoy Messinger Pearl & Associates presents a free workshop on methods for filling positions with the right candidates, featuring Rosalie Drago, Long Island director for the Workforce Development Institute, and Rebecca Sanin of the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island. Pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.
2020 State of the Region Executive Breakfast
8-11 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
The Long Island Association presents its annual New Years kickoff featuring A-list networking and a roundtable chat with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. Sponsors include Farrell Fritz, Ruskin Moscou Faltishchek, the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency and Hofstra University, among others. Event is sold out, but the LIA is still accepting waiting-list reservations. More information here.
LIMBA 2020 Breakfast Series: Philip Eng
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio on myriad railroad improvement projects and the future of Long Island mass transit. The 2020 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP, Gershow Recycling and Bradley & Parker. Registration and more information.
Hack@CEWIT 2020: Machine Learning, Blockchain & Security
Friday-Sunday, Center for Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology, Stony Brook
Stony Brook University’s CEWIT presents its fourth-annual interdisciplinary hackathon, combining 300 regional hackers and $40,000 in industry sponsorships for two days of hands-on tech talks, workshops and professional networking, with more than $5,000 in prize money at stake. Registration and more information.
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