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Business Incubator Association of NYS Annual Meeting 2019 – Syracuse

June 10 - June 12


BIANYS Annual Meeting:  June 10 & 11, 2019

Day 1:  Monday, June 10

Incubator/Ecosystem Tours
Opening Program at The Tech Garden – 235 Harrison St., Syracuse, NY

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
BIANYS Member and Ecosystem Tours 
InSourcing Entrepreneurship Works, 1153 West Fayette St., Syracuse, NY,http://insourcingworks.net/#
Center for Advanced Systems and Engineering (CASE), 2-212 Center of Science & Technology, Syracuse University, http://case.syr.edu/
Ichor Therapeutics, 2521 US Route 11, Lafayette, NY, www.ichortherapeutics.com
SyracuseCoE, 727 E. Washington St., Syracuse, NY, http://syracusecoe.syr.edu/
South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), 2610 South Salina St., Syracuse, NY, http://southsideinnovation.org/
TCGplayer.com, 318 S. Clinton St., Syracuse, NY, https://www.tcgplayer.com/
Digital Hyve, 126 N. Salina St., Syracuse, NY, https://www.digitalhyve.com/
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.Registration/Sign-In/Networking
4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Genius Area/TTG
Keynote:  David S. Rose, CEO, Gust.com; Managing Partner, Rose Tech Ventures; Chairman Emeritus, New York Angels
Incubator Managers Best Practice Roundtable: Open Discussion/Challenges
Moderators:  David S. Rose and Marc Alessi

  • Funding Options for Growth
  • Recruiting Startups
  • Graduation Process
  • Innovation Law Center Resources, Molly Zimmerman
5:15 – 7:00 p.m.
Genius Area/TTG
Reception:  The Tech Garden

  • Welcome:  Marc Alessi, Executive Director, BIANYS
  • Welcome:  Rob Simpson, President and CEO, CenterState
  • Welcome:  Rick Clonan, Vice President, The Tech Garden

Featuring InSourcing Startup Client Breweries:  Anything But Beer and Stout Beard Brewing Company

A free program entitled “Opportunity Zone Panel Discussion” will be held on Monday, June 10, 10:00 – Noon at CNY Biotech Accelerator to request more information or to RSVP: cnybac@upstate.edu

BIANYS Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-incubator-association-of-nys-annual-meeting-2019-syracuse-tickets-56828234780

Hotel rooms are blocked at discounted rate of $98.00 at The Genesee Grande, 1060 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, available until May 13.  To reserve, ask for the BIANYS UM Biotechrate:  315-476-4212 or reserve at  https://reservations.travelclick.com/96652?groupID=2486923

Suggested Parking for Tech Garden Opening Program:  Marriott Parking Garage, 100 Harrison Place (located across from The Tech Garden)

Day 2 – Tuesday, June 11
BIANYS Annual Meeting at CNY Biotech Accelerator, 841 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY

7:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast / Registration / Exhibits / Networking
8:15 a.m.Welcome, Introduction and Recognition

  • Welcome and Intro:  Marc Alessi
  • Welcome:  Ben Walsh, Mayor, City of Syracuse
  • Welcome:  Ryan McMahon, Onondaga County Executive
  • Recognition of Senator Martin J. Golden and Steve Taylor, Principal Analyst, NYS Senate
  • Matt Watson, Sr. Vice President, Empire State Development Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR)
9:15 a.m.A Successful Collaboration:  Building an Industry, Eric Vinal, Film Commissioner
9:45 a.m.Break / Exhibits / Networking
10:15 a.m.Success Stories from Regional Startups
Moderator:  Rick Clonan, Vice President, The Tech Garden

  • Richard Uhlig, CEO, Quadrant Biosciences
  • Jon Parry, Director of GENIUS NY
  • Steve VanDeck, Density
  • Joshua Aviv, Founder/CEO, SparkCharge
  • Seth Mulligan, Director of Fulfillment with TCGplayer.com
11:15 a.m.Investment in a Venture, Program and Place – Panel Discussion
This panel will discuss becoming investable as a company and as an incubator/accelerator program that is also a community anchor within a regional ecosystem.
Moderator:  Linda Dickerson Hartsock, Executive Director, Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University

  • Marnie LaVigne, President and CEO, Launch NY, Inc.
  • Rami Katz, COO, Excell Partners
  • John Hill, Vice President of Network, Techstars
  • Somak Chattopadhyay, Managing Partner, Armory Square Ventures (invited)
12:15 p.m.Box Lunch Grab
12:45 p.m.Post Lunch Keynote:  Chris Heivly, Co-founder of MapQuest and Entrepreneur in Residence at Techstars
1:30 p.m.Program Close:  Marc Alessi
1:45 p.m.Tour of CNYBAC
2:15 p.m.BIANYS Member Meeting

Parking is available in the lot located directly behind CNY Biotech Accelerator