Long Island Spring Seminar 2019

May 16, 2019  Hotel Indigo Long Island- East End


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Registration and Light Networking Breakfast


9:00 AM - 9:10 AM | Opening Remarks

Kristie Hansen-Hightower, Long Island Region Council Chair


9:10 AM - 10:00 AM | Special Pay Plans and Your Retirement

1 CPE (Advisory Services) | 1 GFI Elective Credit



C. Kurt Miller, Managing Director, US Bencor, Inc.

  • The components of Special Pay Plans are and how they are funded.
  • How funding Special Pay Plans benefit both the employee and employer.
  • How these plans are created and administered in the public sector.


10:10 AM - 11:00 AM | Pre-Tax Transit Benefit Programs, Your Employer and You

1 CPE (Advisory Services) | 1 GFI Elective Credit



Lisa Hannon, Vice President, WageWorks, Inc.

  • The history of Pre-Tax Transit Benefit Programs and how they work.
  • The process for employers to establish and administer these programs.
  • The program benefits and costs to employers and employees.


11:10 AM - 12:00 PM | The ABCs of Forensic Accounting and Investigations

1 CPE (GSK) | 1 GFI Elective Credit



Robert Craig, CPA, Partner, Craig, Fitzsimmons & Michaels, LLP

  • What is forensic accounting.
  • The differences between a financial statement audit and a forensic investigation.
  • When you should consult with a forensic accountant and what is addressed in a forensic investigation.


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Networking Luncheon

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Registration Policy:
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.

Cancellation Policy: 
Any cancellations before May 1, 2019 will be charged an Administrative Fee of $15.00. 
The registration fee will NOT be refunded for cancellations received after this date. 
Cancellation notices may be emailed to info@nygfoa.org.
No Shows are liable for all registration fees.

May 16th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   1:00 PM
Hotel Indigo Long Island- East End
1830 West Main Street, Rt. 25
Riverhead, NY 11901
United States