2019 Symposia Express Pass - Sign Up Now! 

This limited-time offer will grant access to all Symposia in 2019. You will be automatically registered for all of our upcoming Symposia, just show up! Grab yours before January 1, and join us as we aim higher than ever in 2019!

By the end of 2018, we will have held 35 Symposia, Roundtables, and Webinars. Since March 2017, we have been convening and promoting Westchester's vibrant community of researchers, engineers, data scientists and those who love them. We are already looking into 2019, with many new themes planned alongside the continuing development of current programs.

Already in the works are:

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Executive Briefing: Safeguarding Innovation in a Digital Age
February 12, TBD


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Innovation in Research 2019
March 2019, Westchester Community College


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Rare Disease Symposium
May 2019, TBD


Sustainability in Process Engineering
October 2019, TBD


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Tauopathy Colloquium
Fall 2019, TBD


2018 Key Events:

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Innovation in Research 2018
June 12, Purchase College, SUNY
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This event brought together the region's diverse community of researchers, engineers, data scientists, and those who support them for an eclectic symposium on emerging science developed through collaboration. 

In the News:
Westchester Welcomes International Biotech Boom With Forward-Thinking Symposium (Westchester Magazine)
Living to 150? Repairing the brain? Biotech community inspired by possibilities (lohud)
Old-world Venture Capital struggles to compete with new-world technology… (Medium)
Westchester County and the International Biotech Boom (White Plains Patch)

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Rare Disease Symposium
July 18, Iona College
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This event underscored key regional resources and challenges in addressing the 7,000+ diseases that impact fewer than 200,000 US patients. This Symposium served as a platform for announcing our plans for a Westchester Rare Disease Research Hub, which will mirrors existing incubator/accelerator models with particular focus on the strengths of regional researchers and companies. 

In the News:
Rare Disease "Hub" Draws Support from Drug Developers (Genetic Engineering News)
Westchester Biotech Project Aims to Become Rare Disease "Hub" (ClinicalOMICs)
- July 18 Symposium At Iona College Brings Together Global Thought Leaders to Discuss Medical Possibilities, Potential Breakthroughs (White Plains Patch)