Central Holiday Seminar 2018


9:00 - 9:30 am  Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 - 9:40 am  Opening Remarks | Karen Christie, Central Region Council Chair
9:40 - 10:30 am
Stormy Weather: Mitigating the Risks of Storing Public Sector Data in the Cloud   
   1 CPE - GSK | 1 GFI Elective Credit
  Session Learning Objectives
  • The pros and cons of storing government data in the Cloud.
  • The cyber insurance options available to mitigate risks involved with utilizing the Cloud.
  • The newest and most common methods used to breach data stored in the Cloud.
  • The responsibilities of public sector entities to ensure their data stored in the Cloud is protected from hackers.       

Sheila Gilroy, Risk Management Advisor, Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc.
Katie Kaczmarczyk, Assistant Vice President and Team Leader, Chubb—Financial Lines
John Loyal, Claims Supervisor, Chubb—Cyber Claims

10:40 - 11:30 am
Tax Reform Impacts in New York  
  2 CPE – GSK | 2 GFI Elective Credits
  • The ongoing impacts of the Tax Reform Act on New York State and its local governments.
  • Actions the State and the IRS are implementing in response to tax reform (especially the limitations on the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT) on federal income taxes).
  • Strategies for issuing debt in markets transformed by tax reform.  

Elaine Brennan, Senior Vice President, Roosevelt & Cross, Inc.
Ben Maslona, CIPMA, Vice President, Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc.
C. Todd Miles, Partner, Harris Beach PLLC
Richard Wojciechowski, CPA, Partner, The Bonadio Group, LLP

Note:  This session will be presented in two parts. 

11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:20 pm
Tax Reform Impacts in New York  (continued)
1:20 - 1:40 pm Coffee Break
1:40 - 2:30 pm 
2019 Economic Forecast   
  1 CPE - Advisory Services | 1 GFI Elective Credit
  • Employment forecast for Central New York.            
  • Interest rate trends for the region and nation.            
  • Current economic trends which could impact tax revenues

Adam Moldavan, Relationship Manager, New York Liquid Asset Fund
Chase Byler, Relationship Manager, New York Liquid Asset Fund



Thank You to our Sponsors!


Payment should be made in advance or brought with you to the seminar. Pre-registration is preferred. On-site registrations are accepted; however there will be an additional fee of $10.00.

December 7th, 2018 9:00 AM   through   2:30 PM
Genesee Grande Hotel, Syracuse
1060 E Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13210
United States
Member $ 65.00
Non-Member $ 90.00