Assistive Living Technologies Conference, June 1st 2015



The Assistive Living Technologies (ALT) Inaugural Conference


Sunday, May 31, 2015

3 PM - 6 PM

Reception and Smart House Tour

Living Resources, 300 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203


Monday June 1, 2015

University at Albany School of Business, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Registration with Continental Breakfast
8:30 am–8:45 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Charles Steiner, Executive Director, Capital Region Chamber
Fredrick Erlich, CEO, Living Resources
Paul Miesing, Ph.D., Founding Director of CAUSE, UAlbany School of Business
8:45 am-9:15 am
Opening Keynote
John Robinson, Managing Partner and CEO, Our Ability
9:15 am-10:15 am
What's the Problem? The Opportunity of Healthcare, Demographics and Dollars
Dave Smingler, Government Affairs, Ellis Hospital
John Murray, President, Chairman & CEO, Rose and Kiernan
Mark Kissinger, Associate Director, NYS Department of Health
10:15 am-10:30 am
Networking Break
10:30 am-11:30 am
What’s the Solution? Innovation and Innovators
Geoff Cooper, President & CEO, Carasolva (Medical information systems)
Jonas Braasch, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, School of Architecture, RPI (sensory substitution devices)
Jonathan Muckell, Ph.D., Dept. of Information, UAlbany (3D printing, physical computing)
Peter E Raymond, CEO, Human Condition, LLC (product development with human touch)
11:30 am-11:45 am
Networking Break
11:45 am-12:45 pm
Getting it Done: Finance and Entrepreneurial Considerations (panel discussion)
Bob Schwartz, Founder & Chairman, Schwartz Heslin Group, Inc.
Rick D'Errico, Managing Director, NYBizLab & Public Relations Director, Transfinder
Michael Shimazu, Associate Vice President of Business Partnerships and Economic Development, UAlbany
12:45 pm-1:30 pm
Lunch in Living Room
1:30 pm-2:15 pm
Keynote Speaker
Robert Geer, Sr., Ph.D, Vice President, Polytechnic Institute
2:15 pm-2:30 pm
Networking Break
Choose your roundtable topic that interests you!
2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Roundtables: Guidance and Reflections
10 Networking Neighborhoods, Facilitated by speakers
3:45 pm-4:45 pm
Closing Plenary Session
Greg Wellems, COO, Director of Business Development, Imagine
Kevin Leyden, Sr. VP for Business Development & Strategic Partnership, Albany Medical Center
Michael Fancher, Associate Professor of Nanoeconomics, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

4:45 pm-5:00 pm                      Closing Remarks

                                                        Fred Erlich, CEO, Living Resources
                                                      Paul Miesing, Founding Director of Cause, UAlbany School of Business



Contact Us

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Albany, NY 12203
Main: (518) 218-0000
Fax: (518) 862-2175