FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2018

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE TO SPONSOR BUFFALO BUSINESS FIRST STATE OF THE REGION BREAKFAST “HOW WILL EDUCATION SUPPLY MEET BUSINESS DEMAND?”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP is proud to sponsor the Buffalo Business First State of the Region Breakfast titled, “How Will Education Supply Meet Business Demand?,” on Tuesday, September 11th at 8:30 a.m. at Phillips Lytle’s One Canalside office in Downtown Buffalo.

Phillips Lytle Partner and Education Team Leader Kenneth A. Manning, Partner Amanda L. Lowe, and Senior Associate Joanna J. Chen will moderate two panel discussions comprised of top educators and industry experts.

The Business Panel includes the following:

  • Richard P. Hershberger, Ph.D., MBA, Chief Academic Officer, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute; Dean, Roswell Park Graduate Division, University at Buffalo Graduate School
  • Thomas A. Kucharski, President & CEO, Invest Buffalo Niagara
  • Kevin B. Quinn, Head of Corporate Banking – Upstate New York & New England Region, HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
  • Kevin Reger, Manager, Recruiting, Tesla

The Education Panel includes the following:

  • Kenneth M. Macur, Ph.D., President, Medaille College
  • Gary A. Olson, Ph.D., President, Daemen College
  • Satish K. Tripathi, Ph.D., President, University at Buffalo

More than ever, higher educational institutions and industries are working together to create opportunities for students and employees alike. But, what collaboration is being done behind-the-scenes in order to meet the challenges of an ever-changing economy?

Topics of discussion include:

  • What is the future of higher education in Western New York versus other regions?
  • How do demographic changes impact higher education and recruitment efforts of area industries?
  • What effect will the next generation of students have on colleges and universities in our area?
  • How is Western New York positioned for industry growth, and what effect can businesses and higher education institutions have to further this growth?
  • Who can benefit from workforce development programs?
  • How can colleges and universities best collaborate with industries both pre-and post- graduation?

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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