LIASB: The Golden Rules
7:30-10 a.m., Adelphi University Conference Center, Hauppauge
The small business-networking group Long Island Advancement of Small Business presents a panel discussion offering a broad overview of critical concepts of key employment issues. For more information, call (516) 473-7202. Registration here.
Cocktails & Chromosomes: Mars and Venus? Not Quite…
7-8 p.m., Six Harbors Brewing Co., Huntington
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory presents the next installment of its Cocktails & Chromosomes series, a lively social discussion with developmental neuroscientist and CSHL Assistant Professor Jessica Tollkuhn on hormone surges, the different ways male and female brains perceive sex and other estrogen- and testosterone-driven realities. Space is limited. Registration and more information.
The Future of LIPA in a Post-Sandy World
8-9:45 a.m., Old Westbury Golf & Country Club
The Long Island Real Estate Group welcomes Long Island Power Authority CEO Tom Falcone for a breakfast discussion on LIPA’s immediate and long-term futures. Free for LIREG members. For nonmember tickets and more information, email info@LIREG.org or call (631) 721-7400.
CEWIT Incubator Showcase
9 a.m.-noon, Stony Brook University
Stony Brook’s Center for Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology presents its annual innovation celebration featuring more than 50 company exhibits (with a heavy focus on biotech, IT and clean energy) and A-list networking for innovators, investors, government representatives and entrepreneurs of every stripe. Registration and more information.
Driverless Cars: The Game Changer for Future Cities
5-6:30 p.m., One North, Jericho
The Commercial Industrial Broker Society of Long Island presents an “Ideas Worth Sharing” event covering the ripple effects of autonomous vehicles and how architects and others will need to reimagine future spaces in response, featuring Joseph Brancato, vice chairman of Gensler’s Northeast. After-program cocktail hour to follow. Program sponsors include Farrell Fritz and Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, among others. Registration and more information.
Suffolk County IDA regular 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 H. Lee Dennison administration building. Meeting is open to the public.
Social Media Day 2018
6:30-9 p.m., Marriott Residence Inn, Plainview
The Social Media Association presents its annual Social Media Day celebration, bringing together business professionals, innovators, influencers and the general public for an opportunity to connect their online networks offline in a face-to-face setting. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Registration and more information.
How to Read and Understand Financial Statements 101
8-10 a.m., Harry J. Schure Hall, NYIT, Old Westbury
Paul Strohmenger, CPA and managing partner of Nettle Bay Partners, presents a comprehensive seminar designed to familiarize attendees with the structure and contents of financial statements. Approved for 2 CLE credits. Tuition assistance available. Registration and more information.
LIMBA 2018 Breakfast Series: Jesse Powell
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents Maglev Strategies founder and President Jesse Powell in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio about maglev technology and hour it might address numerous societal problems over the next century. The 2018 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Bradley & Parker and Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP. Registration and more information.
Health Tech 2.0 Summit
8-11 a.m., SIMPLAY, Hauppauge
The Long Island Press presents guest speakers and a panel of technology, digital and healthcare thought leaders exploring how digital and personal technologies are revolutionizing patient participation and commoditizing the healthcare industry. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For registration and more information, contact Joanna Austin at (516) 284-3331 ext. 237 or email@example.com.
LIMBA 2018 Breakfast Series: Phil Eng
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents Metropolitan Transit Authority COO Phil Eng in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio about the future of the Long Island Rail Road and other MTA Initiatives. The 2018 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Bradley & Parker and Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP. Registration and more information.
Tech Together Happy Hour
5-7:30 p.m., The Refuge, Melville
The Long Island Software & Technology Network, Ellevate Women’s Network and Innovate LI team up for another classic evening of free hors d’oeuvres and Grade A networking, with a tech twist. Registration and more information.
UAS Drone Certification Class
9 a.m.-noon, Farmingdale State College Aviation Flight Center
Farmingdale State’s AFC offers a six-session drone-pilot certification program focused on the safe operation of drones in the National Airspace System. The program also prepares participants for an FAA licensing examination required to operate drones for commercial purposes. Classes slated to meet for six consecutive Saturdays, through Oct. 13. Registration and more information.
Send calendar items, changes or corrections to Gregory.Zeller@InnovateLI.com.