The Buffalo Talks Speaker Series is held on the first Wednesday of the month from October through May. The event is held at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, and is free to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch.
The purpose of the event is to present timely subjects in an informal atmosphere, affording attendees a genuine interaction with the speakers. The series focuses on City and Downtown, with past series featuring Downtown Developers, Business Leaders, Waterfront Development, Cultural Heritage and Educational Leaders.
Last Season’s Talks:
Oct. 5th 2016 – Michael Schmand of Buffalo Place
Nov. 2, 2016 – Not-for-Profit Panel Discussion:
Their Mission & Community Involvement
Stuart Harper – City Mission
Marylou Borowiak – Food Bank of WNY
Thomas Lynch – Goodwill
Tara Ellis – Meals on Wheels
Dec. 7th, 2016 -Gates Circle Redevelopment Project
Guest Speaker: Christian Campos, President of TM Montante Development
Jan. 11, 2017 – Changes in Downtown Buffalo Policing
Guest Speaker: Chief Joseph Gramaglia, Chief of Downtown Buffalo B-District