Past Webinars

propelling3Sponsored By: Barclay Damon, Fisher Scientific, FuzeHub, Gilroy Kernan and Gilroy, MPR Associates, and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Understanding the Testing Challenge - May 28, 2020

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  • Palani Palaniappan, Chief Innovation Officer at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, joins us to discuss the role of testing in the fight against the coronavirus and the development of a COVID-19 antibody test.
    • View the recording here.

Risk Mitigation Strategies for COVID-19 - June 4, 2020

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  • We’re joined by Larry Gilroy, CEO of Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy and Tony Piazza, Partner at Barclay Damon, both MedTech Membership Advantage partners, to talk about steps you can and should be taking to adjust your business’s risk mitigation strategies.
    • View the recording here.

Moving from New York Pause to New York Forward - June 11, 2020

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  • Our guest is Matt Watson, Senior Vice President of Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation, as we discuss New York’s efforts to support the bio/med and innovation ecospheres.
    • View the recording here.

Bringing Our Hospitals Back - June 18, 2020

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  • We talk with Robert Corona, CEO of Upstate University Hospital, about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on hospital operations and what it means to resume normal operations.
    • View the recording here.

Reigniting the Academic Research Enterprise - June 25, 2020

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  • We talk with Venu Govindaraju, Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University at Buffalo, about how research institutions are reopening their laboratories.
    • View the recording here.

Liability & Immunity in the Age of Coronavirus - July 2, 2020

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  • Our guest is Linda Clark of the Barclay Damon law firm, a MedTech Membership Advantage partner, as we discuss the legal risks faced by employers and healthcare providers for COVID-19 related claims.
    • View the recording here.

Retooling Manufacturing for the Next Challenge - July 9, 2020

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  • We talk with Randy Wolken, CEO of MACNY – The Manufacturers Association, about how companies across Upstate New York are preparing for future challenges, both expected and unexpected.
    • View the recording here.

The Impact of Pandemic on Testing and Treatment of Infectious Diseases - 
July 16, 2020

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  • Dr. Stephen Thomas, Division Chief of Infectious Diseases at SUNY Upstate Medical University discusses the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on how we diagnose and treat contagious diseases.
    • View the recording here.

Building a Safe Manufacturing Environment - July 23, 2020

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  • Jim Clemmer, President of AngioDynamics, talks about his company’s efforts to create a functional manufacturing operation in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
    • View the recording here.

Advancing Student Led Innovation - July 30, 2020

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  • We’re joined by Linda Dickerson Hartsock, the Executive Director of the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University, to talk about integrating students into the innovation ecosphere.
    • View the recording here.

Pandemic in the Land of Plenty - August 6, 2020

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  • Columbia University epidemiologist, Les Roberts, joins us to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic in the United States is like, and unlike, pandemics elsewhere in the world.

    • View the recording here.

An Investor's Perspective on the Bio/Med Industry - August 13, 2020

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  • We talk with Eric Allyn of Armory Square Ventures about venture capital in the age of coronavirus.

    • View the recording here.

Integrating the User Experience in Product Development - August 20, 2020

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  • We’re joined by Ben Zombek, Principal of BZDesign, to discuss the role of user experience in device product development.

    • View the recording here.

Returning to the Workplace - September 24, 2020

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  • We’re joined by Melinda Mack, Executive Director of the New York Association of Training & Employment Professionals to discuss the challenges of integrating the workforce into the “new normal.” The coronavirus pandemic has further complicated New York’s workforce challenges.  Melinda will talk about strategies and initiatives aimed at responding to these challenges.  This promises to be a valuable and thought-provoking discussion.
    • View the recording here.