- Long Island tech leaders gathered at NYIT’s Long Island campus for the first LITE forum, moderated by the dean of NYIT’s College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, aimed at strengthening the Long Island tech ecosystem.
- The event featured panelists from various tech and economic development sectors, sponsored by SVAM International and Long Island Business News, and drew attendees from various organizations.
- Panelists highlighted the importance of collaboration, innovation, workforce development, and diversity and inclusion in driving the growth of the tech sector, with the aim of making the LITE Forum an annual event.
On Wednesday, Long Island’s leading tech professionals converged at a special forum aimed at discussing the current state and future of the tech industry on the island. The forum featured panel discussions and keynote speakers who shed light on various aspects of the industry, from artificial intelligence to cyber security.
One of the major themes of the forum was the importance of collaboration between businesses, governments, and academic institutions to foster growth in the tech sector. Many experts noted that Long Island has the potential to become a hotbed of tech innovation, but this will require a concerted effort to bring together all of the necessary resources.
Several prominent tech companies, including Google and IBM, were among the attendees and were given the opportunity to showcase their latest products and services. Additionally, local start-ups were invited to pitch their ideas to potential investors.
Overall, the LI tech forum was seen as a resounding success, with attendees expressing enthusiasm for the future of the industry on the island. Many noted that Long Island has a distinct advantage over other tech hubs, thanks to its highly educated population and access to capital.
The forum organizers hope that events like this will help to continue to drive innovation and growth in the tech sector on Long Island. With so many talented and experienced professionals in attendance, it seems that the island is poised for big things in the years ahead.