Keynotes

Hear inspiring industry professionals and connect with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Lisa Strama

[The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences]

Anissa Lumpkin

[Air Force Research Laboratory]

Nassir Navab

[Technical University of Munich and Johns Hopkins University]

Trinidad Hermida

[Niantic, the Pokemon Go Company]
Program Leaders

Meet our lineup of accomplished industry experts leading LSI’s six inspirational tracks.

Dave Sluberski

[RIT School of Film and Animation]

Mark F. Bocko

[University of Rochester]

Terry Clas

[NY State Division of Science, Technology & Innovation]

Rob Mostyn

[MAGIC Spell Studios at RIT]

David R. Williams, Ph.D.

[University of Rochester]

Deanine Lena

[Empire State Development, Division of Science, Technology & Innovation]
Track Presenters
Technology pioneers, academics and entrepreneurs from across the country share their latest thinking. Check back often for new presentation announcements. 

Aaron Bauer

[University of Rochester]

Aidan Markham

[Aesthetician Labs]

Andrew White

[University of Rochester]

Anissa Lumpkin

[Air Force Research Laboratory]

April Luehmann

[University of Rochester]

Ben Salzman

[Hamilton College]

Benjamin L. Miller

[Adarza BioSystems, Inc.]

Brian Olmsted, Ph.D.

[LaserMaxDefense]

Chris Clark

[Netflix]

Dan Madden

[National Security Innovation Network (NSIN)]

Dave Messinger

[Rochester Institute of Technology]

Deanine Lena

[Empire State Development, Division of Science, Technology & Innovation]

Dr. Ravish Mehra

[Facebook Reality Labs]

Edgar Choueiri

[Princeton University]

Edward White

[SUNY Polytechnic Institute]

Eric Bashford

[Tribecca Workshop]

Fuat Koro

[Bose]

Gary W. Elko

[mh acoustics]

Greses Pérez-Jöhnk

[Stanford University]

Hannah Foell

[Santa Monica Studio]

Hans Gamper

[Microsoft Research]

Ihab Mardini

[RIT, School of Design College of Art and Design]

Isai Pochtar

[VeRacity VRcade]

Jane Alexander

[The Cleveland Museum of Art]

Jannick Rolland

[University of Rochester]

John Simmins

[Alfred University]

Jon Thies

[SkyOp LLC]

Juan Carlos Minano

[Technical University of Madrid ]

Justin Mathew

[mh acoustics]

Kai Frazier

[Curated x Kai]

Kevin McComber

[Spark Photonics]

Kristana Textor

[University of Rochester]

Leslie Ann Jones

[Skywalker Sound]

Linda Liu

[Amazon]

MAJ Christian Lowry

[United States Air Force]

Mark Watters

[Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media.]

Mathew Paseltiner

[GEAR UP RIT]

Michael Heilemann

[University of Rochester]

Michael Liehr

[SUNY Polytechnic Institute]

Michele Rucci

[University of Rochester]

Nick Vamivakas

[University of Rochester]

Noah Ratcliff

[Aesthetician Labs]

Noelle Brandmier

[Workinman Interactive]

Phil Hilmes

[Amazon Lab126]

Pravina Raghavan

[ESD Division of Small Business & Technology Development]

Richard Lamb

[East Carolina University College of Education]

Robert Parada

[Syntec Optics]

Sam Cammarata

[Aesthetician Labs]

Shaun Foster

[Rochester Institute of Technology]

Steve Feiner

[Columbia University]

Thomas Koch

[AIM Photonics Technical Review Board]

Tommy Hendrix

[Decisive Point]

Trinidad Hermida

[Niantic, the Pokemon Go Company]

Victoria Van Voorhis

[Second Avenue Software, Inc.]

Zach Hobbs

[Sydor Optics, Inc.]

Zhen Bai

[University of Rochester]

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