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Tech at Stern: Conferences, Workshops, and Speaker Series

Connect with insiders and expand your network with startups, investors, academics, and innovative technology firms at Stern's conferences and workshops.

The Fubon Center is proud to host several different Speaker Series, all of which are hosted by Stern Professors and feature distinguished guests: 
  • Our AI in Business Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Foster Provost.
  • Our Digital Leaders Series is hosted by Professor Arun Sundararajan. 
  • Our FinTech Speaker Series is hosted by Fubon Center Director & NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose.
  • Our Innovation Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Melissa Schilling.

PAST EVENTS

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2021 Stern Innovation Conference: Innovating Virtually

September 17, 2021 - The last year and a half have dramatically changed the work environment, and have forced us to rethink how to accomplish collaboration, innovation and productivity. This has resulted in new technologies, organizational practices and norms that have enabled fundamental changes in how we come together and create things. In this fast-paced conference will discuss managing remote innovation and/or the new technologies and practices that are enabling it.

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"Women in Wealthtech" Fintech Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Simran Kang, CEO and Founder, MyFO; Siran Cao, CEO and Founder, Mirza; and Fubon Center Director & NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose

November 16, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST Meet two entrepreneurs solving big problems in wealthtech. On November 16, we are delighted to host a conversation with Simran Kang, CEO and Founder, MyFO; Siran Cao, CEO and Founder, Mirza; and Fubon Center Director & NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose. Hear about their companies, and their entrepreneurial journeys.

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“Want my digital content? Show me the money!” Innovation Speaker Series - A Fireside Chat with Professor Nicholas Economides and Professor Melissa Schilling

December 9, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST In this Fireside Chat, Professor Nicholas Economides and Professor Melissa Schilling discuss and debate the current state of digital privacy and potential courses of action. Professor Economides is an internationally recognized expert in network economics and policy; Professor Schilling is a world leading expert in innovation strategy. Both have considerable interest and expertise in how data is collected and used.

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2022 NYU Stern Fintech Conference:Global Fintech 2022: Defi or Defy: Mainstreaming Decentralized Finance

February 25, 2022 | 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM EST - Join recognized Fintech academics, forward-looking financial institutions, innovative Fintech startups, Stern alumni, and leading Fintech investors for Defi or Defy, the Fubon Center for Technology, Business and Innovation’s annual Fintech Conference. Our unique conference connects academics and practitioners at the forefront of fintech.

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 "The U.S. Government's Strategy for Investing in Innovation", a conversation with Dr. Jennifer Gerbi of ARPA-E & NYU Professor and Fubon Director of the Innovation Technology Initiative Melissa Schilling

March 24, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is a government agency tasked with helping to advance high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment. ARPA-E funds projects focused on developing entirely new ways to generate, store, and use energy. As such, this agency has to decide how to assess projects that may be highly novel and uncertain, and provide them ongoing support.

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In conversation with NYU Stern Dean Raghu Sundaram featuring Dan Schulman, President and CEO of Paypal

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST Please join us for a conversation with NYU Stern Dean Raghu Sundaram featuring Dan Schulman (MBA ’86), President and CEO of PayPal.

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Innovation Speaker Series - Fireside Chat featuring Amy Webb, CEO of the Future Today Institute, with NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling

Monday, Apr 25, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST Amy Webb advises CEOs of the world’s most-admired companies, three-star admirals and generals, and the senior leadership of central banks and intergovernmental organizations. Amy is CEO of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures. In 2021, FTI was named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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