Northeast Holiday Seminar 2019

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December 11, 2019 |  Pats Barn, Troy

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


9:00 am - 9:10 am | Welcoming Remarks


9:10 am - 10:00 am | Power Up!  Financing Your Municipality's Street Lighting Program 

1 CPE - GSK | 1 GFI Elective Credit

  • What is the Smart Street Lighting NY program and how does it work.
  • What financing/grant programs are available to help municipalities convert their street lighting to energy-efficient LED technology.
  • Where the program has been implemented in the Capital Region and what their experience has been
  • How municipalities can bundle their streetlight conversion project with other energy efficiency projects.

Jessica Waldorf, Sr. Business Development Representative, New York Power Authority

Michael Logan, Senior Associate, Hodgson Russ, LLP


10:10 am - 11:00 am | Workers Comp, 207 Disability and Your Municipality

1 CPE - GSK | 1 GFI Elective Credit

  • Strategies for managing workers' compensation and Section 207 disability cases.
  • Current trends in workers comp and disability claims
  • Common pitfalls and mistakes made when working with workers comp and disability cases.

Mary Lou Conrow, Esq., Partner, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP

Lars P. Mead, Partner, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP



11:10 AM to 12:00 PM | The Economy in 2020   

1 CPE – Advisory Services | 1 GFI Elective Credit 

  • What are the main drivers of change in the global and US economies into 2020
  • Prospects for economic growth in Upstate New York and the Capital/Saratoga Region
  • Where might interest rates head in the coming year

James Glassman, Managing Director & Head Economist, JPMorgan


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Holiday Networking Luncheon   

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  • 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 notices must be made in writing and may be emailed to
  • Cancellations made up to one week prior to the event will be refunded the registration fee, less an administrative charge of $15.00.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than one week before the event; the registrant is liable for the full amount of registration.
  • No Shows are liable for all registration fees.
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December 11th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   1:00 PM
Pat's Barn, Rensselaer Technology Park
110 Defreest Dr.
Troy, NY 12180
United States
Seminar Fee
2019 Fees
Member $ 60.00
Non-Member $ 85.00