Syracuse student discounts for NEXT technology conference

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Syracuse University students can take advantage of discounts at the NEXT Innovation Conference on November 8 at the Nicolas J. Pirro Convention Center (formerly the OnCenter) in Syracuse.  This year’s event features a Student Innovation Panel.  The conference is hosted by Syracuse University – Innovation Law Center and CASE; Upstate Medical University – CNY Biotech Accelerator; and FuzeHub.  To register as a student:  Student registration is discounted ($25.00), or students can volunteer for at least an hour and receive a fee-waived registration. If interest in volunteering, please send an email to:

Student innovation promotes opportunities beyond solving problems.  Student innovation programs inspire students to foster creation of new ventures and offers prospects for students to develop transferable job skills.  This expert panel will discuss how their various programs achieve their student innovation mission and vision.

Moderator:  Jamey Hoose, Director, Shipley Center for Innovation, Clarkson University


  • Laura Holmes, Director of Incubator Operations, Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
  • Robert Manasier, Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR), New Ventures Manager, Innovate 518
  • Richard DeMartino, PhD, Director, Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, RIT

Additional panels include UAS/Drones; IP; Women in Innovation; Sports Technology; Startup Success and Manufacturing.

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