Downstate Holiday Seminar 2019

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December 18, 2019 |  Women's Club of White Plains, White Plains

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 | Economic Update 2020   

1 CPE – Advisory Services | 1 GFI Elective Credit 

  • Economic forecast for the NYC metropolitan area 
  • Where might interest rates head in the coming year
  • Current economic trends which could impact tax revenues.

Joseph Song, Director, Bank of America


10:10 am - 11:00 am | The Municipal Bond Market: A Credit Rating Agency's Perspectives

1 CPE - GSK | 1 GFI Elective Credit

  • Regional news and trends impacting municipal credit ratings.
  • Which factors are currently receiving the greatest weight when assigning a rating to a government entity's debt.
  • Update on changes to the general obligations rating process and methodology.

Robert Weber, Vice President/Senior Analyst, Moody's Investors Service


11:10 AM to 12:00 PM | Cybersecurity, Ransomware the Public Sector Liability 

1 CPE - GSK | 1 GFI Elective Credit

  • The most common cyber-attacks currently targeting public sector entities
  • What is ransomware and where has it taken place
  • How public sector entities are susceptible to cyber-attacks and their potential exposure to liability when an attack takes place

Richard A. White, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Flushing Bank


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.




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  • 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.
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December 18th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   1:00 PM
The Women's Club of White Plains
305 Ridgeway
White Plains, NY 10605
United States
Seminar Fee
Seminar Fees
Member Rate $ 95.00
Non-Member Rate $ 190.00
TEST $ 0.01