November 24, 2009
SEIDENBERG SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
NEWS BYTE #30
WANT TO BE IN ON THE NEXT BIG THING?
Come Hear from the Pros about how NYC is Emerging as the Center for Media and Tech Internet Start-ups

On Thursday, December 3, prior to the Pace Pitch finals, the Seidenberg School will host a seminar "The Next Big Thing: New York as the Emerging Center for Internet Start-ups" from 2:30-4:00 pm in Room W-513, One Pace Plaza.

Carl Lavin, managing editor of Forbes.com, will open the seminar with remarks on the growing momentum of technological entrepreneurship in New York City including what Forbes is doing to encourage entrepreneurship.  A panel discussion featuring individuals "in the know" will follow the keynote. Panelists  include Dan Hunter, PhD, an expert in Internet law from New York Law School; Matthew Knell (BS/IS '00), director of emerging and social media strategy at www.cafemom.com; and Ernest von Simson, president of Ostriker von Simson, Inc., a technology consulting firm.

The event is open to students, faculty, staff and alumni as well as guests attending and participating in the Pace Pitch Contest. For additional information, please contact Dr. Jonathan Hill at jhill@pace.edu.