Thursday September 8


Depart for Canandaigua, NY

From Albany, Utica, or Binghamton, plan to leave around 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm.

From Buffalo, Ithaca, Syracuse, plan to leave around 2:00 pm or 2:30 pm.

From Rochester, plan to leave around 2:30 pm


The Lakehouse on Canandaigua, (770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424)

3:30 pm: Registration & Gathering By The Lake

Meet UVC team members in the lobby to pick up your welcome bag. 

4:30 pm: Welcome to Canandaigua, Nasir Ali

The Visual Language of the Hodinoshoni: G. Peter Jemison

5:00 pm: Break


6:00 pm: Awards Banquet, Events Barn

Upstate Ecosystem Awards

Fireside chat with Songe LaRon, Co-founder and CEO of SQUIRE Technologies

After dinner networking and drinks

Friday September 9


9:00 am: Breakfast, Event Barn

10:00 am: Session I, Events Barn

The Need for Conscious Leadership: Karen Sammon

Are You Ready For Quantum Computing?: Charles Green

Web 3.0 IRL: Savneet Singh

10:45 am: Coffee Break

11:15 am: Session II, Events Barn

The Evolving Future of Work: Strategies and Tools for Leaders Mary Malone McCarthy, Julie Baker, moderated by Greg Moran

12:00 pm: Break


12:30 pm: Lunch aboard the Canandaigua Lady

(205 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424)

After check-out, we’ll meet at the pier for our boat lunch cruise around the lake.

Upstate Venture Connect
235 Harrison Street, #41,
Syracuse, NY 13202

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