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TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – Bioterrorism, Threat Agents, And Detection Assays

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Networking starting at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:15 p.m.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center



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Dr. Huda Suliman will present an overview of bioterrorism, current biological threat agents, and SRC’s advancements in biological detection assays.

Those interested in learning more about bioterrorism and related topics are invited to attend the free TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture on Tuesday, March 10, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Onondaga Community College. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org by March 6, 2015.

Presenter:

2014-04-02-dl-assay1jpg-092e4f7c678079a2Dr. Huda Suliman is a Research Scientist working for the Chem-Bio Defense group, part of the Defense and Environmental Solutions division of SRC, Inc. Dr. Suliman has been at SRC for 4 years and is responsible for the development of innovative assays for the detection and identification of biological threats. Dr. Suliman was a principal inventor for three unique biological assays, which has led to the development of an entirely new product line for SRC with three patents pending. The SRC assays can be used in a variety of civilian and government applications that include: biosurveillance, chemical and biological defense, food and water monitoring, homeland security against bioterrorism, and public health monitoring.

Dr. Suliman received a B.A. in chemistry from Manhattanville College, and her Ph.D. in biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. She is currently enrolled in an MBA program at SUNY Oswego.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

For more information about TACNY, visit www.tacny.org.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – Preparing Powerful Public Presentations

Tuesday, February 10th, 5:30 – 8:00pm
Networking starting at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:15 p.m.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center



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Diana Wolgemuth will discuss tips for preparing powerful public presentations.

Those interested in learning more about public speaking are invited to attend the free TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture on Tuesday, February 10, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Onondaga Community College. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org by February 6, 2015.

Presenter:

3d66efaDiana Wolgemuth is the Director of Professional Development for Dale Carnegie of CNY. She joined the company in February 2009. Diana has received several awards with Dale Carnegie including Silver Award Recipient for 4 consecutive years for Top Sales Growth and consistent independent production of over $300,000.00 in her first year as well as in 2011 & 2012, and she achieved $422,000.00 in sales in 2013.

Prior to joining Dale Carnegie, Diana was employed as the Learning and Development Manager at Hand Held Products (known today as Honeywell) in Skaneateles for 7 years. She also worked in a variety of capacities at Welch Allyn. Diana has delivered programs for TACNY, IEEE, ACEC, NSBE at SU, Rotary Clubs in Syracuse and Utica, PMI Chapters in Syracuse and Binghamton, Career Connections in Syracuse as well as for the Youth Group/eCuse for CNY Works programs. She is a past President of the Board of Directors for the CNY Chapter of American Society of Training and Development, and currently serves as the Executive Vice-Chair for CNY Works Board of Directors.

Diana makes her home in Baldwinsville with her husband, Mark. Their 22 year old twins, Amanda and Zachary, recently graduated from college and are now pursuing their professional careers.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

For more information about TACNY, visit www.tacny.org.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – The Invention Process And How IP Laws Impact The Process

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Networking starting at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:15 p.m.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center



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George McGuire will highlight the invention process and how the intellectual property laws impact the process. To that end, a discussion of the best practices for documenting and preserving rights to your inventions will be provided.

Those interested in learning more about IP laws are invited to attend the free TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture on Tuesday, January 13, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Onondaga Community College. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org by January 8, 2015.

Presenter:

McGuire_G_copyGeorge R. McGuire is a registered patent attorney with Bond, Schoeneck & King Attorneys, and chair of the firm’s intellectual property and technology practice. He concentrates his practice in all facets of intellectual property law, including, for example, patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, litigation involving intellectual property issues, patent and trademark clearance opinions, patent novelty, validity and (non)infringement opinions, due diligence investigations in merger and acquisition, asset purchase, or other financial transactions, proceedings before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, negotiations and drafting of technology transfer and license agreements, and computer law matters. George practiced for five years as a patent agent before receiving his law degree.

In addition to his practice, George is also an adjunct professor at Syracuse University Law School where he teaches computer law, internet law and entertainment law, and has taught and lectured on trademark and unfair competition law, intellectual property and technology transfer. George has a BS in Aerospace Engineering, and a JD, magna cum laude, both from Syracuse University.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

For more information about TACNY, visit www.tacny.org.