2018 Inventor of the Year2018-05-30T16:12:59+00:00

2018 Inventor of the Year — June 12, 2018

Since 1976, RIPLA has recognized as “Distinguished Inventor of the Year” an individual or team of individuals from the local community for their contributions to the useful arts. The RIPLA Distinguished Inventor of the Year award winners represent a wide cross-section of fields of endeavor — from academia and independent entrepreneurial efforts to Fortune 500 corporate research and development organizations.

With Master of Ceremonies
Maureen McGuire
Co-anchor of News 8 at WROC-TV Channel 8

And Keynote Address by
Dr. David C. Munson
President, Rochester Institute of Technology

June 12, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

4:00-5:00 p.m. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
5:00-6:00 p.m. Keynote address, followed by awards presentation
6:00-7:00 p.m. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

Casa Larga Vineyards

Per person: $40 | Pay Now

Reservation of one table seating eight with sponsorship recognition:
$500.00 | Pay Now

Send completed registration form to Stephanie Nott at nott@abramslaw.com

Mail check and completed registration form to Stephanie Nott at:

Abrams, Fensterman, et al., LLP
160 Linden Oaks, Suite E
Rochester, New York 14625


Reservations should be received on or before June 4, 2018.

Note: Either payment method may be used for individual or table registrations.
Please provide your corporate logo when purchasing a table. Multiple “per person” registrations may be made by check only.


Steven A. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center

Wayne H. Knox, Ph.D.
The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Xiaohui “Ed” Wang, Ph.D.
Manager Advanced Clinical Systems & Applications
Carestream Health

David H. Foos
Chief Technology Officer
Carestream Health

Christopher Mackey
Senior Scientist
Harris Corporation

James R. Schueckler
Previously, Kodak and Imaginant, Inc.

Bruce Smith, Ph.D.
Director, Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology