Upcoming Conferences

NEXT Conference

November 17, 2017, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sheraton Syracuse University

NEXT provides opportunities to learn from nationally and internationally known presenters in a single day, right here in Central New York. Provocative, informative keynotes will inspire conversations throughout the day, and deliver valuable insights and strategies to take away. In addition, three workshop tracks offer intimate and interactive settings for hands-on learning targeted to your needs and interests.

Your registration fee includes:
-Dynamic informative workshops
-Morning and afternoon keynotes
-Technology Showcase
-Networking with industry, academic, and community leaders
-Continental breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception
-Free parking

Past Conferences

NEXT 2016

On October 11, 2016, at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, the NYS STLC, TDO, and CASE hosted a NEXT conference, which is a technology, manufacturing and innovation conference where fast-track companies meet and learn from top-notch business leaders and industry experts. The dynamic full-day program boasted two world-class keynotes in Brian Solis and Soraya Darabi; and delivered educational workshops in three concurrent tracks (Big Data 101, Technology Commercialization, Marketing).

NYS STLC Spring 2010 —Task Force Report: Building an Innovation Ecosystem in New York State

On June 18th, at the Welch Allyn Lodge, the NYS STLC hosted a conference to review the major findings of the Task Force Report. Attendees gathered to hear about current efforts to implement these recommendations and alternative ways in which universities, industry, venture investors, business service providers and the State can collaborate in building an innovation ecosystem in New York.

NYS STLC Fall 2008 — Commercializing University Inventions: Case Studies¬†

Held in Skaneateles, New York, the conference focused on the challenge of transforming university inventions into commercially viable products. The conference highlighted successful early-stage, New York companies and how they manage the multiple technical, market, financial, and legal challenges inherent in bringing science to market.