Dean of Touro College’s Graduate School of Business to Participate In Panel Discussion, “The Stimulus Package: Update 2010,” March 24

Date: March 09, 2010
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New York, N.Y. - Dr. Michael Williams, Dean of Touro College’s Graduate School of Business, will participate in a seminar titled, “The Stimulus Package: Update 2010,” on Wednesday, March 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Pfizer Auditorium, 5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn.

Presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Seminar Committee, the seminar will address how businesses can benefit from stimulus funds. The seminar will be streamed on the web at

“This seminar is invaluable for small business owners and entrepreneurs who wish to learn how their ventures can thrive in this era of rapidly changing business and economic models,” Dean Williams said. “This is new territory for everyone and naturally, the rules of engagement have changed. Businesses need to learn new ways to leverage resources in order to optimize performance if they want to be successful in the 21st century.”

Other distinguished panelists include Ann Kayman, CEO of New York Grant Company, and Bruce Niswander, director of the Office of Innovation, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship at Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Ryan Mack, CNN Contributor and president of Optimum Capital Management, will moderate the panel.

The topics of discussion will include:

  • Stimulus program recap: winners and losers
  • Is there still time to benefit from the stimulus?
  • The unveiling of President Obama’s new small business initiatives
  • Cash flow coping strategies and “hidden” ways to save money
  • Impact of proposed 2011 government spending freeze 

The free seminar is open to all businesses. A complimentary cocktail breakfast will be served. Those interested in attending are asked to respond by March 22 by e-mail to Ken Varga at