Emeritus Center

Spring 2021 Speakers Program

Dates, Speakers, and Tentative Topics

All programs will be offered remotely as a Webinar, beginning at 1:30 PM and concluding at approximately 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Details regarding registration and an invitation link will be sent out approximately one week before each presentation. Each presentation will be recorded, and a link will be posted for those who were not able to participate.

Sanjay Goel: “Technology Evolution and the Emerging Cyber Security Threats”
Professor in the School of Business and Director of Research at the New York State Center for Information Forensics and Assurance at the University
February 15, 2021
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Amy Klein: “ Why Good Food Shouldn’t be a Privilege?”
CEO Capital Roots
March 1, 2021
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Dean Robert P. Griffin: “A Mirror into Our Soul: What reflections of January 6th says about the State of America”
Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
March 15, 2021
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Dr. Don Levy: “Understanding 2020 Pre-Election Polling and the Road Ahead”
Director Siena Research Poll
March 29, 2021
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Gretchen Moore Simmons: “It's OK to Get old!”
Assistant Executive Director at Senior Services of Albany, now LifePath
April 12, 2021
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JoAnne Malatesta: “Building a Coordinated Student Success Model”
Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies
April 26, 2021
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Justin Maine, President & Co-Founder of MagicWig Productions Inc. and Paul Grondahl, Director of the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany
"PASSAGES: Creating & Presenting the Region’s First Large-Scale Projection Mapping Show to Launch the Inaugural Albany Film Festival”
May 20, 2021
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