The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

2018 CANYS Winter Conference

Agenda

Monday, January 22

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Registration

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

The Business Council’s Government Affairs Meeting/Executive Budget Overview

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch / Keynote Speaker
Assessing the FY 2019 Executive Budget
Edmund J. McMahon
(Bio), Research Director, Empire Center for Public Policy

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Role of Chambers in Regional Economic Development

  • Robert J. Duffy (Bio), Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark Kilmer, Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Al Samuels (Bio), Rockland Business Association

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

New York State of Politics 2018

  • Dave Catalfamo, Managing Director, Park Strategies LLC
  • Bruce Gyory (Bio), Senior Advisor, Manatt Phelps and Phillips LLC

4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Chamber Executive Roundtable
All participants

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

CANYS Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Annual Legislators Reception

Tuesday, January 23

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast / Visit the Vendors

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Legislative Presentations

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Break

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

Public Infrastructure: Funding Needs and Options

  • David Friedfel (Bio), Director of State Studies, Citizens Budget Commission
  • Patrick Orecki (Bio), Research Associate, Citizens Budget Commission

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Effective Workforce Development Efforts

Moderator:
Amber L. Mooney (Bio), Manager of Government Affairs, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

Panelist:

  • Michelle DeGraff (Bio), Senior Manager of Community Advancement, ACCE
  • Melinda Mack (Bio), Executive Director, New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP)
  • Todd M. Oldham (Bio), Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development, Monroe Community College

1:00 p.m.

Lunch / Keynote Speaker
Heather C. Briccetti, Esq.(Bio), President & CEO, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

 

As of January 18, 2018