Check out the events that are happening downtown at the NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences and with our innovation partners.
It’s always happening at UB - from dance to drama; from athletics to lectures – entertainment and learning. Check the UB Calendar of Events.
Exporter Forum: Expand Your Sales in New Markets
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
At Hotel Lafayette, 391 Washington St. Buffalo, NY 14203
Please join the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, Erie Country Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) and the Department of Commerce (USDOC) Export Assistance Center at this forum to learn about:
• Obtaining protection against the risk of nonpayment
• Extending credit to your buyers
• Accessing vital working capital
• Finding new markets and customers
• Understanding how to use government resources to export
No Cost, but reservations are required.
This event is tailored to address the needs of small and medium-sized businesses with 500 or less employees.
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zebro Room, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14203
The life sciences field in Buffalo-Niagara is growing - with new job opportunities every day! Steve Kimmel-Hurt from Superior Group, will lead a panel discussion featuring AMRI, Harmac Medical, Catholic Health, Kinex Pharmaceuticals, and Graphic Controls, who will discuss workforce needs and why this is a great time to pursue a career in these exciting fields.
To register, click here.
This lecture will take place in Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Zebro Conference Room and will be followed by Beakers n' Beer at the Double Tree Club Hotel.
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc. and Phillips Lytle LLP will host a panel presentation focusing on cross-border investment, commercialization initiatives and impact, and opportunities on both sides of the U.S. – Canadian border.
Hear from a diverse international panel of experts involved in venture capital, industry, and public/private partnerships about key considerations and challenges in international expansion and funding.
Dan Magnuszewski, Chief Principal Innovationist, Z80 Incubator Labs
Jeff Chesebrough, CEO, Innovate Niagara
Nick DiPietro, President & CEO, Natacor Inc.
Michael Petri, Principal, Summer Street Capital
A Free Energy Seminar for Business, Not-For-Profit and Multifamily
Thursday, May 30th, 2013 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Buffalo State University, Campbell Student Union, Room 302
1300 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Free lunch and information session to learn about reducing energy costs.
Register onlie at RenewErieCounty.org or call 1-866-495-2959. Walk-ins welcome up to 100 attendees.
Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Buffalo Niagara Partnership 665 Main St, Suite 200 Buffalo, NY 14203
Join us to learn how the Partnership works on your behalf to strengthen our community and how our programs, events and services can help grow your business. This is your opportunity to hear about our advocacy, business development, marketing opportunities and events in an intimate setting. Plus, meet our staff and connect with your peers.
This program is free, but registration is requested, either online by clicking on the registration link or by calling 716.541.1770. Continental breakfast will be served.
Friday, June 21st, 2013 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Artisan Kitchens & Baths 200 Amherst St Buffalo, NY 14207
Tickets: $50.00 members $100.00 non-members
Power Up! will take place June 21 at Artisan Kitchens & Baths, featuring keynote speaker Jacquie Walker and a panel session designed to energize, educate and empower business women at every stage of professional development. Learn from and share with emerging and established women contributing to local business, industry and community.
Samantha Bonano, president, Buffalo Filter
Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, incoming president & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Partnership
Maureen Link, regional vice president, Time Warner Cable Business Class
Stephanie Simeon, executive director, Heart of the City Neighborhoods
Shandra Spicer, president & CEO, The Spicer Group
The Becoming a Leader in the Life Sciences program offers a curriculum tailored to meet the professional development needs for those seeking careers and career advancement in the emerging life sciences industry. The program stays current with best practices and rapid advancements in the industry through a partnership with the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.