2019 GAC Planning Session

December 06, 2018

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Please register on site



Our 2019 Government Affairs Planning session will be Thursday, December 6, from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Albany Hotel. A key date in our annual advocacy cycle, this session will be a preview of issues to be addressed in the FY 2020 Executive Budget and the 2019 legislative session, and include briefings from Business Council staff on our proposed legislative agenda for next year.  We hope you will join us for this important session. 

Staff contact: [email protected]


 Thursday, December 6, 2018

 11:30 - 12:00 p.m.

 Registration / Networking

 12:00 p.m.


 Heather Briccetti, Esq.
 President & CEO
 The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

 12:40 p.m.

 Guest Speaker
 Robert F. Mujica
 NYS Division of the Budget

 1:15 p.m.

 The Business Council Activities
  •  Website/Members Only Access - Zack Hutchins
  • 2019 Calendar of Events - Ken Pokalsky
 1:30 p.m.  2019 Legislative Session - Key Issues & Priorities
 Ken Pokalsky
 Vice President of Government Affairs

 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

 Guest Speakers
 Honorable Kevin S. Parker
 New York State Senate
 Honorable Brian M. Kolb
 New York State Assembly

 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.  Government Affairs Staff Reports
 Johnny Evers
 Lev Ginsburg
 Frank Kerbein
 Amber Mooney
 Darren Suarez
 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

 Bull Moose Club
 150 State Street
 Albany, NY 12207

 (Across the street from the Renaissance Albany Hotel)


  BEFORE 11/29/18 AFTER 11/29/18
Business Council Member $59 $69


Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $20 processing fee. If you need to cancel less than seven days prior, you may: 1) send a substitute; or 2) receive a non-refundable credit voucher good for any Business Council event, valid for up to one year from date.