Stuff we’re thinking about going to

Sparks fly: Regional manufacturing takes center stage at the Made on Long Island conference, March 10 in Huntington.


February 19 
Long Island Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club
7-9 p.m., Farmingdale State College Campus Center 
The FSC Small Business Development Center presents the Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club’s regular monthly meeting, with MakerBot Marketing Manager Andrea Zermeno leading a discussion on 3D printing options for new-invention prototypes. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.

February 20
Van Jones: Super Tuesday and the 2020 Election 
7 p.m., Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Garden City 
The Yale-educated CNN political commentator takes the stage to discuss presidential politics, national campaigns and what to expect from one of the most consequential elections in national history, as part of the William E. Simon Lecture in American Civilization and Values series. Admission is free for Adelphi students, staff and faculty; ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

February 24
LIVP Show and Tell 
6-9 p.m., LaunchPad Huntington 
Long Island Visual Professionals presents its monthly networker, featuring a stress-free showcase of members’ creative projects. Event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Presenter applications, event registration and more information available here.

February 26 
LaunchPad Huntington Office Hours 
7-9 p.m., LaunchPad Huntington
LaunchPad Huntington presents an informal discussion between established local businesspeople and early-stage entrepreneurs, featuring Nomorobo founder Aaron Foss and ExpertFlyer founder Chris LoPinto. BYOB. Registration and more information.

February 28
LIMBA 2020 Breakfast Series: Timothy Sini 
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio on important law-enforcement issues facing the region. The 2020 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP, Gershow Recycling and Bradley & Parker. Registration and more information.

February 28
Long Island Population Health Summit 
2-4:30 p.m., Suffolk Community College, Brentwood
The Long Island Health Collaborative and the Long Island Association present an expert panel discussion and audience Q&A focused on value-based payment initiatives, and their effects on the future of healthcare. Ryan Ashe, director of VBP programs for the NYS Department of Health, is scheduled to keynote. Registration and more information.

March 3
Tech Together Happy Hour
5-7:30 p.m., The Refuge, Melville
The Long Island Software & Technology Network, the Urban League of Long Island, Shades of Long Island and Yung Hip Professionals team up for another classic evening of free hors doeuvres and Grade-A networking with a tech twist. Registration and more information.

March 4
ACIT Executive Business Breakfast 
7:30 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
Advancement for Commerce, Industry and Technology presents a breakfast networker focused on “law enforcement in the age of the active shooter,” featuring the Nassau and Suffolk county police commissioners and district attorneys in a roundtable discussion moderated by Michelle Schimel of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. Networking begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by the program at 8:30 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

March 8
Defeating Cancer: Working With Communities to Conduct Better Research 
4-5:30 p.m., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
The laboratory’s National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center continues its Roy J. Zuckerberg Community Engagement Series with a free public lecture, Q&A session and reception featuring Kevin Cassel of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Registration and more information.

March 10
Made On Long Island

7:30-11:30 a.m., Hilton Long Island, Huntington
Vertigo Media Group presents a half-day conference focused on manufacturers and related industries, featuring elite speakers on a range of topics, including strategic opportunities, business cultivation, employee advancement, environmental regulations, tax incentives and more. Event sponsors include NYIT, among others. For sponsorship details and additional information, email or call Lisa Mirabile (516) 882-5030, Ext. 2704.

March 11
The Art of War in Business 
8:30-10 a.m., Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, Ronkonkoma
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick Managing Partner Joseph Campolo leads a CMM Academy group discussion equating ancient military strategies to modern business planning. Breakfast included. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

March 12 
Long Island Trailblazers: Women in Defense 
8-10 a.m., The Mansion at Oyster Bay, Woodbury 
Women Economic Developers of Long Island presents a breakfast networker featuring a roundtable discussion with GSE Dynamics CEO Anne Shybunko-Moore and U.S. Navy Cmdr. (Ret.) Grace Mehl on the growing role women play in the national defense industries. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

March 12 
How to Grow Your E-Commerce Website 
8:30-11 a.m., SBU Small Business Development Center
The Stony Brook University SBDC welcomes Visionary Graphics & Marketing President Henry Bramwell for a free workshop on competing in online retail, including tips for maximizing DIY websites, connecting with Google Merchant and promoting businesses via social media. Registration and more information.

March 19
REI: Market-Rate Apartments Awakening on Long Island 
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., The Heritage Club at Bethpage, Farmingdale 
The Real Estate Institute presents a lunch networker focused on the state of the Long Island rental market, featuring a panel discussion moderated by Cushman & Wakefield LI Executive Director David Pannetta. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.

March 24
Innovator of the Year Awards
8-10 a.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury
Innovate Long Island presents its fifth-annual breakfast networker recognizing Long Island’s best and brightest inventors and progressive thinkers. Check-in and networking begin at 8 a.m., followed by continental breakfast and the awards ceremony. Event and awards booklet sponsorship information and event registration available here; for more information, contact Innovate LI President Marlene McDonnell at

April 22
New York State Bar Association Earth Day Event 
5:30-7:30 p.m., Sahn Ward Coschignano, Uniondale
The NYSBA’s Environmental and Energy Law Section marks the 50th annual Earth Day with networking receptions hosted by multiple firms across New York State. Attorneys, environmental consultants, contractors, nonprofit directors, laboratory representatives and law students encouraged to attend. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.

April 23 
CAPS/Bully Prevention Center 23rd Annual Spring Luncheon 
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Carltun on the Park, East Meadow 
Child Abuse Prevention Services/Bully Prevention Center presents its annual Spring Luncheon, honoring New York Jets and New England Patriots great Curtis Martin, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, successful business entrepreneur and well-known charitable contributor. Event sponsorship and e-journal advertisement opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.


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