Upcoming Schedule Date Topic / Speaker / Description September 7, 2017 OCL Findings / Mel Menon and Craig French What kind of work do people do in this region? What job opportunities will shape our future? OCL Study Co-Chairs Mel Menon and Craig French will present findings and recommendations from the 2016/17 OCL Study: “How CNY Works.” September 14, 2017 Aging in Onondaga County / Panel Discussion Dr. Sharon Brangman, Chief of Geriatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Janet Wilmoth, Ph.D., director of Aging Studies Institute at SU, and Cynthia Woods, director of OASIS Lifelong Adventure share statistics of aging, the future of health and wellness in our county, and how lifelong learning and staying active enhances wellbeing. September 21, 2017 Is Retail Dying? / Amanda Nicholson Are brick and mortar stores becoming a thing of the past, as the media suggests? Amanda Nicholson, associate dean and professor of Retail Practice at SU’s Whitman School of Management, talks about the demise of brick and mortar retail. Should we write the obituary now or hold off? September 28, 2017 World Canals Conference / Gil Quiniones, moderator This TMR will be held at National Grid, where the World Canals Conference is taking place. Reimagining Canals and Inland Waterways: From Hauling Coal to Driving a Low Carbon Economy—will be moderated by Gil Quiniones, President and CEO of New York Power Authority. The next generation of canalers on how they engage with canals now and in the future. Attendees must register: e-mail email@example.com or call 315-443-3292. Parking: open lot on corner of Franklin/Washington Streets or on Erie Blvd between Franklin/West Street on-ramp. You are invited to join the conversation! TMR meets from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, One Conservation Place, Syracuse, NY 13204. Dress is business or business casual. TMR can be heard on WCNY-FM, 91.3, on Sundays at 8 p.m. and at http://www.wcny.org/radio/shows/tmr/ .