Stuff we’re thinking about going to

Of course: Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory hosts Charting the Course: Civic Tech Suffolk, focused on collaboration between government and technology companies, Aug. 8 in Selden.

July 26: The New York State Economic Development Council has scheduled Information Security for Manufacturers, a webinar on safeguarding information assets designed specifically for small to mid-sized manufacturers, from 1 pm. to 2 p.m. Participation is free but registration is a must.

July 27: The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency has scheduled its regular monthly meeting for 12:30 p.m. in the Human Services Conference Room, third floor of the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge. Prior to the public meeting, the IDA Governance Committee will meet beginning at 11:30 a.m. Because of the change of location, those interested in attending are asked to register with the IDA at (631) 853-4802.

July 28: Long Island Metro Business Action and Campolo, Middleton & McCormick host a networking breakfast discussing the Enterprise Park at Calverton, featuring Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter and sponsored by VHB Engineering, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Ronkonkoma. Register here or call (631) 757-1698 for more information.

Aug. 2: Jericho law firm SilvermanAcampora and Jericho HR consultancy Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates team up to present The New York Paid Family Leave Act: What Employers Must Know, a live one-hour webinar discussing NYPFL laws set to take effect in 2018, scheduled to run from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Human Resources Certification Institute and Society of Human Resources Management credit available. Cost: $30. Registration and more information.

Aug. 7: Long Island Visual Professionals hosts The Magic of Mirrorless Cameras, a hands-on demonstration of Olympus products presented by Olympus Imaging America executives and co-hosted by Berger Brothers Camera, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at LaunchPad Huntington. The event, including prize raffles, is open only to LIVP members. Registration and information on joining the free digital-creativity networking group.

Aug. 8: Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presents Charting the Course: Civic Tech Suffolk, a breakfast and networking event focused on joint opportunities between local governments and technology companies, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Montauk Room of Suffolk Community College’s Babylon Student Center. To RSVP, contact Christina DeLisi at (631) 853-6377 or email

Aug. 8: LISTnet, the Ellevate Women’s Network and Innovate Long Island host another Tech Together Happy Hour, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Refuge in Melville. BYOB. Admission to the popular networker is free, register please. Registration and more information.

Aug. 9: Advancement for Commerce, Industry & Technology hosts an Executive Business Breakfast featuring Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini, Democratic candidate for Suffolk County district attorney, with a networking hour beginning at 7:30 a.m., followed by Sini’s keynote address and the rest of the program, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Registration and more information.

Aug. 12: Event company Starfish Junction presents the 2nd Annual Long Island Craft Classic, a celebration of the Island’s micro-brewing culture spotlighting 100-plus regional beers, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Heckscher State Park. General admission $55; VIP admission $75. Registration and more information.

Sept. 11: The Advancement for Commerce Industry Technology networking organization hosts its 43rd Annual ACIT Golf Outing at the Mill River Club in Oyster Bay, honoring Chris Valsamos, CEO of Castella Imports, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tickets start at $175 apiece (cocktail reception/dinner only) and various sponsorship packages are available. Event sponsors include Castella Imports, Astoria Bank, Alure Home Improvements, NYIT, Innovate Long Island and others. Registration and more information.

Sept. 27: The Long Island Capital Alliance hosts a Healthcare Capital Forum, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at RXR Center in Melville. Admission is free for LICA members, event sponsors and their guests. Ticket prices, sponsorship opportunities, registration and more information.

Sept. 28: The NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences presents its 8th Annual Cybersecurity Conference, featuring a keynote by Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security Adam Hickey and panel discussions including information-security experts from IBM, Northwell Health, Comtech Telecommunications and other major organizations, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. inside NYIT’s Auditorium on Broadway in NYC. Early-bird ticketing ends Sept. 1. Registration and more information.

Oct. 4-6: The Long Island Business Development Council has scheduled its 48th annual conference, bringing together business and government leaders for roundtable discussions and other sessions on the region’s top sectors and economic issues, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Montauk Yacht Club. Tickets, registration and more information.

Oct. 5: Stony Brook University’s Center for Integrated Energy Systems and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Center for Future Energy Systems present a workshop exploring Energy Business Opportunities in New York State, beginning at 10 a.m. at SBU’s Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology. Free admission. Registration and more information.

Oct. 5: The Middle Country Public Library has scheduled the 17th Annual Women’s Expo for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the library’s Centereach branch, and is now accepting applications from women entrepreneurs, importers, designers and artisans. For more information, contact Amber Gagliardi at or Marlene Gonzalez at, or call (631) 585-9393.

Oct. 16: LISTnet hosts the Long Island SummIT Awards, honoring the Island’s technology all-stars, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Garden City Hotel. Individual tickets start at $250. Event advertising and sponsorship opportunities available. Registration and more information.

Nov. 1-2: Stony Brook University’s Center for Biotechnology hosts Life Sciences Summit 2017, an early-stage investor and business-development conference highlighting innovation. The two-day conference is slated to be held at 10 on the Park in New York City. Tickets range from $595 to $1,595 apiece. Registration and more information.

Nov. 7-8: The New York State Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology at Stony Brook University hosts the 13th International Conference & Expo on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World, registration information coming soon, learn more here.

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