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Discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City at 3rd annual LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts

Photo courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

Join city, state and local elected and government officials, along with business and civic leaders to discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City.

For the third year in a row, hundreds of professionals are gathering together in Long Island City for the LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts, presented by LIC Partnership. This year the event will be co-hosted by Modern Spaces and The Queens Courier.

The summit will be taking place on Tuesday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Ave., LIC).

Panels will discuss recent developments in LIC, including how LIC is evolving as a fashion district, the changing workforce and the recent changes in the transit system. The event will also include a networking breakfast and lunch.

This year’s keynote speakers are Maria Torres-Springer of New York City Economic Development Corporation; Carl Weisbrod of NYC Department of City Planning & City Planning Commission; Kathryn Wylde of Partnership for New York City; and Howard Zemsky of Empire State Development & NY State Department of Economic Development.

Additional speakers will include Eric Benaim of Modern Spaces; Peter Cafiero of MTA New York City Transit; Cameron Clark of Hornblower; Janet Corcoran of LaGuardia Community College; Angie Kamath of Per Scholas; Gary Kesner of Silvercup Studios; Paula Kirby of Plaxall; Elizabeth Lusskin of LIC Partnership; Thomas McKnight of NYC Economic Development Corporation; Luis Nava of Brooks Brothers; Joshua Schneps of Schneps Communications/LIC Flea & Food; Chris Shehadeh of Tishman Speyer; Alan Suna of Silvercup Studios; Dennis Walcott of Queens Public Library; Carrie White of GUM Studios; and Thomas K. Wright of Regional Plan Association.

This year’s sponsors include ConEdison, Citerion Group LLC, Jamestown, Jet Blue Airways, The Factory LIC, Kaufman Astoria Studios, Plaxall, Rockrose, SCNB Bank, Silvercup Studios, TD Bank, Tishman Speyer, Werwaiss & Co. Inc., Astoria Bank, Hunter’s Point South Living, RXR Realty, TF Cornerstone, Blender Box, Chase Bank, Digital Natives and Vanbarton Group.

To see the schedule and register for this event, visit lic-summit.squarespace.com or call 718-786-5300.

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