Northeast Holiday Seminar 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Virtual Seminar

10:00 am | Seminar Begins 

10:00 am - 10:10 am | Welcoming Remarks

10:10 am - 11:00 am | State Retirement System Update   

NYSLRS Executive Deputy Comptroller Colleen Gardner will discuss recent changes to the reporting system, common input errors by employers, and answer questions pertaining to the setting of contribution rates.  Learn the latest and bring your questions!

1 CPE Specialized Knowledge (Gov't) | 1 GFI Elective Credit

Colleen Gardner,  Executive Deputy Comptroller, New York State and Local Employee Retirement System

11:00 am - 11:10 am | Break

11:10 am- 12:00 pm | 2021/22 Economic Update - Post Pandemic Challenges  

Supply chain disruptions, inflation pressures and a tight labor market are just some of the challenges being faced as the nation and world slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Gain perspective on where the economy is, what financial indicators are indicating for 2022 and the prospects for the Upstate New York economy. 

1 CPE - Advisory Services | 1 GFI Elective Credit

Michael Marino,  Relationship Manager, New York Liquid Asset Fund (NYLAF)





We are excited to be returning in person! As excited as we are to be back in person, we are also sensitive to the changing environment with respect to COVID-19 and are dedicated to hosting an event that has the best interest of our attendees front of mind. To accomplish this we have updated our attendee policy concerning COVID-19 listed below.

  • NYGFOA is requiring all attendees to be screened on arrival to establish full vaccination status OR a negative test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Vaccination status can be proved by vaccination card or Excelsior Pass. Those who fail to provide either will not be allowed to participate in this seminar.
  • Walk-in registrants must abide by these rules as well.
  • Regardless of vaccination status, NYGFOA requests that masks are worn throughout the day.
  • Masks may be removed while sitting and eating meals.


  • 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. 
  • If you need a hard copy of the registration form, please contact the office. 


  • Cancellation notices must be made in writing and emailed to
  • Cancellations made up to one week prior to the event, will be refunded the registration fee less an administrative fee 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.
  • Upon registering for this event, you agree to this policy. 
December 15th, 2021 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
The Comfort of Your Home or Office, NY
Event Fee(s)
Seminar Fee
Member $ 70.00
Non-Member $ 140.00