2024 GAC Planning Session

December 06, 2023

11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Registration is now closed.


Our 2024 Government Affairs Planning session will be Wednesday, December 6 at the Renaissance Albany Hotel. A key date in our annual advocacy cycle, we will be focusing on key legislative issues of interest for business, as well as the political atmosphere in Albany.

Staff Contact: Paul Zuber


Wednesday, December 6, 2023
11:00 a.m.

Registration Open

11:30 a.m.


  • Heather Mulligan, President & CEO
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

Legislative Priorities from the Attorney General's Office

  • Jarret Hova, Senior Advisor
  • Giovanni Warren, Director of Legislative Affairs
    New York State Office of the Attorney General
12:00 p.m.

Buffet Lunch

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. The Business Council Staff Presentations
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Redistricting and Its Impact on the Legislature

  • David T. Imamura, Westchester County Legislator, District 12 & Attorney at Abrams Fensterman, LLP
    Former Chair of the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission
  • Honorable John Faso, Former Congressman, NY-19
    United States House of Representatives
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. The Business Council Staff Presentations (continued)
3:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker

  • Blake G. Washington, Director
    New York State Division of the Budget
4:30 p.m. Adjourn



Before 12/1/23 After 12/1/23
Business Council Member $99 $119

Registration is now closed

Cancellation & Refund Policy:  You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $20 processing fee. Cancellations received after December 01, 2023, will not be eligible for a refund. The Business Council encourages you to send a substitute in your place if you cannot attend.

*This event will be held in person. If you cannot join us in person, you may register to participate virtually. Please be sure to click the box to attend by Zoom when registering.


The Renaissance Albany Hotel

144 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

Directions and Parking Information
Directions to Renaissance Albany Hotel can be found by clicking here. Discounted self-parking is available in the hotel garage for $12 per car, per day. Individual parkers are responsible for all their own charges. To take advantage of the discount, attendees should go to the hotel reception desk, prior to departure, to pay the fee and have their ticket validated.