The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

2017 Annual Meeting

Agenda

Ongoing Agenda updates and speakers to be announced.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Open
Sponsored by Xerox Corporation

12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Golf **
Sponsored by CHA Consulting, Inc.
Buffet Lunch Available beginning at 11:45 a.m.

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Sightseeing Boat Cruise

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Kayaking
Sponsored by Con Ed Solutions

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Set Up

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Board Investment Committee Meeting *

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Board Joint Audit & Finance / Executive Committee Meeting *

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

New Member Reception

6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

President's Reception
Food Stations / Reception Format
Dessert Station
Sponsored by National Fuel Gas Company

Monday, September 25, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Registration Open
Sponsored by Xerox Corporation

7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Exhibits Open
Networking Lounge and Prize Display
Sponsored by: Hannaford Supermarkets

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Board Membership Committee Breakfast *

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Chamber of Commerce Executives Breakfast

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet
Sponsored by O'Brien & Gere

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Opening Keynote
Gabrielle Bosché
The Millennial Solution

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.

How IBM’s Watson is Changing the Future of Health Care, Education and Business

Beth T. Smith
General Manager, IBM Watson Al

IBM Corporation

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break / Visit the Exhibitors
Sponsored by Deloitte LLP

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

ITS and Innovation in New York State

Robert (Bob) H. Samson
Chief Information Officer
New York State Office of Information Technology Services

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

The Future of Health Care Delivery, Innovation & Payment

Robert Popovian, Pharm.D., MS
Vice President,U.S. Government Relations
Pfizer Inc

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FIRST Robotics Presentation

Kenneth Daly
President
National Grid New York

Amanda Horne
FIRST Alumni

Kolel Pryor
FIRST Alumni

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch / Visit the Exhibitors
Sponsored by International Paper

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Cart
Sponsored by Hodgson Russ LLP

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Legislators’ Roundtable

Moderator: Kenneth Pokalsky
Vice President, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

Panelists:

  • Honorable Frederick J. Akshar, II , New York State Senate
  • Honorable Jesse Hamilton, New York State Senate
  • Honorable Pamela J. Hunter, New York State Assembly
  • Honorable Mary Beth Walsh, New York State Assembly

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

2018 Legislative Preview

Kenneth J. Pokalsky
Vice President
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break / Visit the Exhibits
Sponsored by National Grid

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Board of Directors Meeting *

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Cyber Security: What New York Businesses Need to Know

Steven J. Spano, Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.)
President and Chief Operating Officer
CIS (Center for Internet Security
)

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Cyber Security Insurance Solutions / Concepts

Sean L. Hickey, CPCU, RPLU, ARM
Senior Vice President, Property & Casualty Practice Leader
Rose & Kiernan, Inc.

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Beyond Diversity, Building a Multigenerational Culture

Brooke A. Manrique
Vice President of Global Human Resources & Communications
SI Group

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Anheuser-Busch, Inc.

7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Dinner
Wine Sponsored by Harris Beach, PLLC

  • Anniversary Awards
  • Member of the Year Award
  • Chamber of the Year Award
  • Corning Award

9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Hospitality
Sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

6:30 - 7:30 a.m.

5-K Run
Sponsored by Con Ed Solutions

7:00 a.m. - Noon

Registration Open
Sponsored by Xerox Corporation

7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Exhibits Open
Networking Lounge and Prize Display
Sponsored by: Hannaford Supermarkets

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet
Sponsored by BlueRock Energy, Inc.

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Board Education / Workforce Development Committee Breakfast *

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

President's Report
Annual Meeting of The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Election of Directors

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

The Future of Mobility

Josh Gold
Senior Policy Manager
Uber

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break / Visit the Exhibits
Sponsored by MVP Health Care

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

The Future of Business: How Airbnb is Changing the Game

Christopher Nulty
Head of Public Affairs for the Americas
Airbnb

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Innovations in Expanding Vision Care Access in New York

Adam Greenberg
Head of Legal and Public Policy

Jesse Shultz
Senior Manager of Social Innovation
Warby Parker

11:30 a.m.

Conclusion / Wrap Up / Grand Prize Drawing

* Board Members Only
** Additional Fees of $120/person are required

Session titles subject to change.
As of September 21, 2017