Cornell University

As part of the university's commitment to economic development and outreach, CTL hosts a variety of events to create connections between the Cornell campuses, industry members, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Event Information


Tech Career Connection

April 9, 2014 Emerson Suites, Ithaca College

The 2014 Upstate NY TechCareer Connection featured experienced panelists who shared their advice on finding a career in science and technology and an exhibitor session with STEM companies from a 15-county region in Upstate New York. Companies and attendees networked with one another and learned what Upstate NY has to offer in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields.

Read a bio of our Keynote Speaker, Patrick Ambron

Tech Carreer Connection Agenda

1:00pm - 1:30pm:
Attendee Registration

1:30pm - 2:00pm:
Keynote Speaker, Patrick Ambron, CEO of

2:00pm - 3:00pm:
Panel Presentations, choose a panel to attend!

    Panel 1: How to Land a Job
    Panelists Include:

    • Amber Alpizar, Global Human Resources Manager, Quintiles
    • Christine Hannon, Plant Manager, Albany International
    • Tammy Hillman, Recruiter, Chobani
    • Mary Kay Marks, Recruiting Manager, CBORD

    Panel 2: Branching Out with Your Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Degree
    Panelists Include:
    • Ron Crawford, Engineering Leadership Development Program, Lockheed Martin
    • Dan Frank, Senior Sales Rep, VWR Internationa
    • Yihua Lee, Team Leader, STCR, Inc.
    • Anne Schneiderman, Partner, Harris Beach, LLP

3:00pm - 5:00pm:
Exhibitor and Networking Session

Exhibitors included: