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  • 2nd Annual Real Estate Summit

    • May 22, 2018, 7:30 am - 10:30 am
    • Hilton Westchester
    • 699 Westchester Ave
    • Rye Brook, NY 10573
  • Over 300 business and municipal leaders will attend this year's Real Estate Summit to hear about the future of the commercial and residential real estate in Westchester.

    Networking & Showcase

    Opening Keynote Address
    Ken Meyer, Deloitte
    Innovations in commercial real estate: Preparing for the city of the future.

    Special Presentations and Panel
    Kate Slevin, Regional Plan Association
    Bob Paley, MTA
    Meghan Taylor, Empire State Development

    WCA Policy Playbook Sneak Peak
    Bill Cuddy, CBRE and WCA Smart Growth Chairman
    Jessica Bacher, Pace Land Use Law Center

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  • Fall Leadership Dinner

    • Nov 15, 2018, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
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  • Annual Breakfast with County Executive

    • Jan 10, 2018, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • George Latimer to make first public appearance as County Executive


    ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  Walk-ins are welcome; but space is limited.  Please call the WCA 914-948-6444 for any event inquires.

    In what will be his second week in office, incoming Westchester County Executive George Latimer will address the Westchester County Association (WCA) – the region’s preeminent business membership and advocacy organization

     
    The event marks Mr. Latimer’s first appearance before Westchester’s business community as County Executive. Mr. Latimer will discuss the key initiatives of his new administration and the region’s economic opportunities and challenges.  Latimer will set forth his vision and goals for the next four years in front of a crowd of over four hundred business and community leaders.

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  • Nation's Opioid Crisis Topic of HealthTech '17 Panel Discussion

  • OCT 27, 2017 | HEALTHCARE REFORM | 0 COMMENTS

  • Addiction is not a moral failure but a disease; co-occurring health disorders often present

    With a crisis as prevalent as opioids in America, nobody is protected. “Deaths in Westchester County have increased 200% in recent years,” noted Kathleen O’Connor of Shatterproof at WCA's HealthTech '17 conference on October 12. In fact, one out of every three families will be touched by this epidemic in some way. According to County Executive Rob Astorino, “this is the stark reality, it is a very lethal enemy that grows deadlier by the day.”

    The opioid epidemic was a subject of a Health Tech ’17 panel, which was comprised a representatives from Pfizer, NewYork-Presbytrian, WMCHealth, and the harris project. The discussion was eye opening, inspiring, and in many ways, quite scary...

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  • Telemedicine: Here's What the Future Holds

  • OCT 26, 2017 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, HEALTHCARE REFORM | 0 COMMENTS

  • Fascinating panel discussion at WCA's HealthTech '17 conference

    “There’s a sense of exciting things happening in telemedicine and technology,” said Dr. Christian Otto of Memorial Sloan Kettering at WCA’s HealthTech ’17, as he began his presentation for the panel Next Generation Telehealth: The Future Is Now. While still evolving, “Telehealth leads to longer survival, a 38% improvement in the quality of life, and 7% fewer urgent care visits.” According to Dr. Otto, telehealth will allow patients to:
    • Include family members (even those living far away) in care decisions;
    • Bring care and monitoring directly into the home;
    • Access healthcare from remote locations without travel;
    • See a doctor without missing work or needing childcare.
    But will people use this technology?

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