Jerry’s Pick Single 15.18

Here is a special summer event worth noting. Not free, but invaluable. 

June 9
8:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Columbia University | United States Department of Commerce
Entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, government officials, and other innovation thought leaders will discuss how universities and city, state, and federal government entities are promoting new initiatives to boost startups in NYC and other major cities. Introduction by President Lee Bollinger and keynote speech by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny PritzkerSpeakers also include Vikram Pandit (University Trustee and chair, TGG Group); Tom Maniatis (director, University-wide Precision Medicine Initiative and chair, biochemistry and molecular biophysics); Sam Sia (founder,Harlem Biospace, vice dean for entrepreneurship, associate professor of biomedical engineering); Chris Wiggins (engineering faculty, co-founder of hackNY, chief data scientist for The New York Times)Marc Tessier-Lavigne (president, The Rockefeller University); Congressman Charles Rangel (U.S. representative for New York’s 13th congressional district); Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic (Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and co-founder of Epibone). Tickets: $175. Purchase tickets here. Alfred J. Lerner Hall.
Picks are campus or NYC events of high general interest to alumni, donors, and prospects. I always appreciate hearing from you about future events! 



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