Central Holiday Seminar 2018

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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   
   1 CPE - GSK | 1 GFI Elective Credit
  Session Learning Objectives
  • How public entities can utilize the Cloud to store data.
  • Phishing methods utilized to access public data.
  • The latest extortion methods being used when data is breached.
  • What public sector entities should do if their stored data is hacked.       

Sheila Gilroy, Risk Management Advisor, Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc.
Katie Kaczmarczyk, Assistant Vice President and Team Leader, Chubb—Financial Lines
Joshua MacDonald, Esq., Cyber Claim Director, North American Financial Lines, Chubb

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.
John Shehadi, CIPMA, Chairman, 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
Rajesh 'RC' Chainani, Director--RBC Public Fund Service, 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
Event Fee(s)
Member $ 65.00
Non-Member $ 90.00