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Downstate Spring Seminar 2024

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Tuesday June 18, 2024 | Hyatt House, Fishkill

9:00 - 9:30 am | Registration  

9:30 - 9:40 am | Welcoming Remarks

9:40 - 10:55 am |  NYS EFC Financing - Programs and Processes

This interactive session will include information on the latest NYS EFC project financing opportunities for clean water and drinking water programs as well as share how to negotiate the administrative processes involved with this type of financing.  Attendees will also have an opportunity to discuss the topic with peers and colleagues and answer questions.

Rebecca Walker, Senior Equity Finance Manager, NYS Environmental Facilities Development Corporation (NYS EFC)

Elizabeth Ricci, Environmental Engineer III, NYS Environmental Facilities Development Corporation (NYS EFC)

1.5 CPE - Specialized Knowledge | 1.5 GFI Elective Credits 

10:55 to 11:15 am  |  Morning Break

11:15 am to 12:30 pm  |  Procurement Cards - From Options to Integration

The use of procurement cards (P-cards) has proliferated throughout the public sector as a way to streamline the procurement process.  However, choosing the right program, and integrating it into your entity's purchasing program has its challenges.  In this session, you will learn the latest on procurement cards and have an oppportunity to share best practices for overcoming obstacles and challenges to getting the right P-card 'fit' for your entity.

Jason Marsh, Product Solutions Manager, JP Morgan Chase Bank  

1.5 CPE Specialized Knowledge | 1.5 GFI Elective Credits   

12:30 - 2:00 pm | 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. 
  • If you need a hard copy of the registration form, please contact the office. 


  • CPE and GFI credit can be earned by verified attendees of the Seminar. 


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  • 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 this seminar, you give NYGFOA the right to publish and distribute photos and/or videos taken of you during the program.

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  • If you require special accessibility or accommodations please email Mandie at
June 18th, 2024 from  9:00 AM to  2:00 PM
Hyatt House
100 Westage Business Center Dr
Fishkill, NY 12524
Event Fee(s)
Seminar Fee
Member $100.00
Non-Member $200.00