Downstate Fall Seminar 2022

Online Registration is Closed. On-site registration is accepted.


Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | Bear Mountain, Tomkins Cove

9:00 - 9:30 am | Registration  

9:30 - 9:40 am | Welcoming Remarks

9:40 am - 10:30 am |  NYS EFC Financing Initiatives for Clean Water and Drinking Water Projects 

The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporration provides low-cost financing solutions for public sector clean water and drinking water projects in municipalities throughout the state.  Learn the latest on what is available!

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

Rebecca Walker, Senior Finance Manager, NYS Environmental Facilities Corp. (NYS EFC)

Rebecca Lanahan, P.E., Environmental Engineer II, NYS Environmental Facilities Corp. (NYS EFC)

10:40 am to 11:30 AM  | The Latest from GASB

This session will review the following pronouncements issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) in 2022:

  • Statement No. 99: Omnibus 2022
  • Statement No. 100: Accounting Changes and Error Corrections - an amendment of GASB Statement No. 62
  • Statement No. 101: Compensated Absences

Come, learn the latest, and have your questions answered.

1 CPE Accounting  | 1 GFI Elective Credit

Tim Doyle, CPA, Partner, Bonadio & Co., LLP

Adam Kozielec, CPA, Principal, Bonadio & Co., LLP

11:40 am to 12:30 pm  | Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: A Primer

The use of blockchain technology to manage business processes and the widening acceptance of cryptocurrencies in the digital marketplace are changing how business is conducted.  This session will provide a primer on how blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies got their start, how they have evolved, and where they may be going.

1 CPE Advisory Services | 1 GFI Elective Credit

Thomas Riggs, JD, CPA, MAS, Partner - Director Financial Services (Tax), PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | Networking Luncheon

(Agenda Subject to Change)



  • Upon registering for this event, you agree to the below policies. 


  • 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. 


  • CPE and Government Finance Institute (GFI) elective credit can be earned by verified Seminar attendees. 


  • 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. 

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  • By registering for the NYGFOA Downstate Fall Seminar, you give NYGFOA the right to publish and distribute photos and/or videos taken of you during the Seminar.

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  • If you require special accessibility or accommodations please email Mandie at
October 4th, 2022 9:00 AM through  2:00 PM
Bear Mountain Inn & Conference Center
99 Service Road
Tomkins Cove, NY 10986
Event Fee(s)
Seminar Fee
Member $95.00
Non-Member $190.00