October 4, 11-12:30 pm EDT Online -
Virtual Roundtable: Translating Data Science
October 16, 11:30-1:00 pm EDT Online - Virtual Roundtable: Challenges in Harmonization for Enabling Technologies
Consortium on Translational Research in the Microbiome
November 15, 8:30-11 am EDT - Roundtable: Intellectual Property
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These sessions are designed to facilitate cross talk and collaborative discussion between individuals with diverse expertise who may not have otherwise had an opportunity to connect.
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Glen Prusky, Ph.D., Lab Director - Burke Medical Research Institute
Eileen Geoghegan, Ph.D., Research Fellow - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
By gathering representatives from the academic, industry, government, hospital, and nonprofit sectors, the Roundtable for Researchers is unearthing existing studies in discovery and clinical trials. From our explorations it is clear that regional researchers are commonly partnering with national and international collaborators who may participate virtually.
Roundtable for Researchers 2 • April 25, 2018 • More Information
Roundtable for Researchers 1 • July 19, 2017 • More Information
Our next session is October 4, 11-12:30 pm Online - Virtual Roundtable: Translating Data Science
Paul Savage, Healthcare MBA Program Director, Hagan School of Business, Iona College
Antonio Biancardi, Chief Operating Officer, DataForm Software
The dynamic environment that brings together data collection, harmonization, sharing, and analysis is opening new doors and unearthing new challenges. This thought leader roundtable meets throughout the year to share experiences and knowledge, looking for gaps that can be addressed through collaboration.
Carla Romney, D.Sc., Associate Dean for STEM and Pre-health Education - Fordham University
Amy Allen, Vice President - Westchester County Association
We bring together curriculum influencers with regional employers to explore key skills and capabilities desired in the next generation of life science drug development, and diagnostics/device inventors. In light of major development across the biocluster, it's an important time to build upon the region's collaborative environment. The Roundtable informs initiatives to raise opportunity density for early career researchers, engineers, and data scientists.
Roundtable: Educators and Employers 3 • August 7, 2018 • More Information
Virtual Roundtable: Educators and Employers 2 • May 16, 2018 • More Information
Roundtable: Educators and Employers 1 • March 1, 2018 • More Information
Sarah Epifano, Business Development Director - Skanska USA
Patricia Ardigo, First Vice President - CBRE Life Sciences Group
Diverse players are necessary to drive opportunity density in the region -- developers, builders, real estate experts, tax and legal professionals, consultants, investors and more. This group is open to researchers who provide the excitement to inspire growth.
To a company we have heard that hiring scientists is a challenge, and by listening to their concerns it is clear that issues range from housing to lab space to transportation, government incentives, etc.
Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster 3 • March 6, 2018 • More Information
Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster 2 • December 13, 2017 • More Information
Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster 1 • August 17, 2017 • More Information
Lisa Wickens-Alteri, President - Capital Health Consulting
Since the establishment of the New York State Life Sciences Initiative, in 2016, science and technology has found new life in New York. Over 47 companies have launched in New York State over the last three decades, placing NY in the #2 spot in the nation for funding biotech and life science research and development. Even with the positive influx of investment and the establishment of science and technology as a public authority in New York, the industry is still confronted by governmental barriers and bureaucratic policy.
Making a Difference Through Smart Government Relations • July 25, 2018 • More Information
Next Session is November 15, 2018, 8:30-11 am EDT - Roundtable: Intellectual Property
Scott D. Locke, Esq., Partner & Chair, Intellectual Property Department - Dorf & Nelson
Christopher C. Palermo, Esq., Senior Counsel, Harris Beach
As a researcher, engineer, or data scientist entering the entrepreneurial world, it pays to understand the steps needed to protect your discovery or innovation. If gone about the wrong way, researchers will be unable to realize the value of the inventions into which they poured their energy, and unable to attract the funding that they need to bring their discovery to market.
Michael Welling, Co-founder, Westchester Biotech Project
The specific interests and concerns of investors in the life sciences -- including diagnostics, and devices
-- reflect the complexity and impact of biomedical research itself. This by-invitation Forum is a platform for sharing perspectives, addressing challenges that may be in common but express themselves in unique ways, and helping inform our initiatives.