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Sweet Science Series – Lockheed Martin Overview And Manufacturing And Test Facilities Tour

October 15th, 6:00-7:30 pm

RSVP By Tomorrow, October 7th

Refreshments at 5:30 pm

Lockheed Martin, 497 Electronics Pkwy, Syracuse, NY 13221 


The Sweet Science Series will be hosting an event at Lockheed Martin in Liverpool, NY.  The event will include a brief overview of the Lockheed Martin site, followed by a walking tour of the manufacturing and test facilities. 

People interested in learning more about the Lockheed Martin Syracuse facility are invited to attend the free Sweet Science Series presentation on Tuesday, October 15th, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lockheed Martin, 497 Electronics Pkwy, Syracuse, NY 13221. Admission is free and open to the public. Light snacks will be served at 5:30pm. Please note that due to security considerations, all visitors must be 18 or over, and no walk-in visitors will be allowed. RSVP to sweet.science@tacny.org by October 7th. RSVPs must include the following information for all visitors:

  • First and last name
  • Company affiliation
  • Citizenship type, and citizenship country
  • Country of birth
  • Statement declaring the attendee is 18 or over

Additionally, foreign nationals must provide passport country, passport number and expiration date.

Presenter Information

Dr. Michael (Mike) Leone is Director of Product Engineering and Advanced Materials for Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) division.  In this position, Dr. Leone oversees product development across the enterprise, partnering with the chief engineers, Center of Excellence senior leadership team, and RMS staff to achieve all program, and Engineering and Technology goals.

About Sweet Science Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, is now called the Sweet Science Series and features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere for adults of all levels of technical understanding. A minimum of six free and open to the public presentations are held each year.

About TACNY

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, see www.tacny.org

Sweet Science Series – Tesla: The Transportation Disrupter

May 9, 6:00-7:30 pm

Refreshments at 5:30

The Tech Garden, 235 Harrison St, Syracuse, NY 13202

The remarkable story of recent vehicular electrification continues to unfold at an ever increasing pace, much directly related to the forces generated by the technological and market successes of Tesla. This presentation will provide an analysis of the impact that Tesla Inc. is making within the world of surface transportation and what lies behind the disruption that’s occurring. The presentation will include both personal experiences and data available from other sources. A lively, interactive discussion is anticipated to be followed by a hands-on tour of a Tesla vehicle.

People interested in learning more about electric vehicles are invited to attend the free Sweet Science Series presentation on Thursday, May 9th, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Tech Garden, 235 Harrison St, Syracuse, NY 13202. Admission is free and open to the public. Light snacks will be served at 5:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP to sweet.science@tacny.org by May 7, 2019. 

Presenter Information

Dan Steele is a retired Systems Engineer with an engineering career spanning 42 years from 1965 through 2007.  He has been employed by GTE, General Electric, Anaren Microwave and Lockheed Martin with a wide ranging engineering technology experience, including developments associated with space satellite ground stations, sonar, radar, laser, UAVs.  Before and after retirement activities include biking (cycling), scuba diving, cross-country skiing, hiking and solar energy systems.

About Sweet Science Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, is now called the Sweet Science Series and features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere for adults of all levels of technical understanding. A minimum of six free and open to the public presentations are held each year.

About TACNY

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, see www.tacny.org

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – The Historical Heritage Of Technology In Central NY And The Rise Of TACNY

Tuesday, December 10 2013, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center



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Ed Bogucz and Howie Hollander will look back at the rich historical heritage of technology in Central New York and the history of the Technology Club of Syracuse, now doing business as the Technology Alliance of Central New York.

Dr. Ed Bogucz leads SyracuseCoE, New York State’s Center of Excellence for innovations in environmental and energy systems. SyracuseCoE is a collaborative enterprise that engages more than 200 firms and institutions to address global challenges in clean energy, healthy buildings, and sustainable communities. Prior to becoming SyracuseCoE’s Executive Director in 2003, Bogucz served more than eight years as dean of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University. Bogucz joined the Syracuse University faculty in 1985 as an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. He earned bachelors and doctoral degrees from Lehigh University, and a master’s degree from Imperial College, University of London. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Near Westside Initiative.

Howie Hollander has been president of TACNY since 2005. Retired from Lockheed Martin since 2011, where he had various engineering and program management roles, he recently rejoined the workforce part-time at SUNY-ESF where he is a program manager in the Outreach department. He earned a BE in electrical engineering from NYU and an MS in engineering management from Northeastern. He is a board member of the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology and vice president of the Central NY Jazz Arts Foundation, as well as an advisory board member of the LeMoyne College information systems program and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute information technology and web sciences program. Howie is a 2001 graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

Since 1916, the TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series has annually presented a minimum of six lectures, free and open to the public. Former speakers have included Herbert Hoover, R. Buckminster Fuller, and Jacques Cousteau.

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.