New York, NY (October 19, 2009)—The “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Information Industry” conference will be held on Friday, October 23 at New York Law School, located at 185 West Broadway. The conference will bring together experts for a daylong exploration of today’s information industry and information needs of the future.
The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required. It is sponsored by the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) and is being coordinated by the New York State Science and Technology Law Center (NYS STLC) at Syracuse University Law School and two centers at New York Law School—the Institute for Information Law & Policy and the Center for Business Law & Policy.
The conference will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, information managers, and university technology transfer officers. Speakers include Professor Clay Shirky of New York University, author of Here Comes Everybody; Owen Davis, Managing Director of NYC Seed; Edward Reinfurt, Executive Director of NYSTAR; Jim Kollegger of Genesys Partners; Vincent Tomaselli, Deputy Director of the Columbia Center for Advanced Information Management; Daniel Shutzer, President of Financial Services Technology Consortium; and Dr. Steven Neiman, Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase. For full agenda and list of speakers, please visit the NYS STLC’s Lab to Market Web site.
About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School is an independent law school located in lower Manhattan near the city’s centers of law, government, and finance. New York Law School’s renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and human rights, labor and employment law, media and information law, urban legal studies, international and comparative law, and a number of interdisciplinary fields. The School is noted for its eight academic centers: Center on Business Law & Policy, Center on Financial Services Law, Center for International Law, Center for New York City Law, Center for Professional Values and Practice, Center for Real Estate Studies, Institute for Information Law & Policy, and Justice Action Center. New York Law School has more than 13,000 graduates and enrolls some 1,500 students in its full- and part-time J.D. program and its four advanced degree programs in financial services law, real estate, tax, and mental disability law studies. www.nyls.edu
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