As Washington D.C. churns and burns, do you find yourself glued to the tube (or phone)? What does it all mean for you? For Westchester? Find out on Monday, March 6, at the WCA's power breakfast "Report from Washington," 8 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown. Hear from members of NY's congressional delegation -- Reps Nita Lowey, Eliot Engel, and Patrick Maloney -- give us the inside scoop. WCBS News 880 anchor/reporter Alex Silverman will moderate.
Your opinion counts, please take a minute to fill out a brief survey that will provide critical input for this important dialogue with our national leaders.
Congressman Eliot Engel
Congresswoman Nita Lowey
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
8 am - Registration and Networking
8:30 am - Breakfast & Panel Discussion
9:45 am - Closing Remarks
HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS COURSE
This unique course focuses on the rich clinical and business sources of ‘Big Data’ available in the healthcare industry. Participants will learn the value of using data to make informed business decisions in the areas of operations management, planning, and strategic initiatives.Designed for healthcare managers with little-to-no experience with analytics, and will be taught by expert faculty and industry professionals in the region over a 5-week period.
Central Westchester location at 1133 Westchester Avenue in White Plains, running Wednesday nights from Feb 8 through March 8. Classes will explore specific topics such as the difficulties of managing and building data environments; the use of value-added classification systems; and the queries upon which decision support, epidemiology, and research capabilities are built.
The fee is $595 per participant for this 5-week session.
Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome. Plan to arrive early to guarantee seating.
Join us for breakfast on Thursday, January 12, 2017 when County Executive Rob Astorino delivers his State of the County address. He'll give us a run down on his agenda and priorities for 2017, and the key issues that will be on his plate. Q &A follows.
Then, we've put together a dynamic and interactive panel, "Westchester's Growth Strategy," that will address regional trends, innovation, gigabit speed internet, and attainable housing (read: housing for millennials and the workforce).
The panel, will be moderated by Bill Cuddy, CBRE, with panelists Moses Gates, Regional Plan Association; Joan McDonald, WCA Strategic Advisor and former head of NYS' Department of Transportation and former Economic Development Director of the State of Connecticut; and Seth Mandelbaum, McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt.
8:00 am Registration and Networking
8:30 am Breakfast, Keynote Speech, County Executive Rob Astorino
8:45 am "Westchester's Growth Strategy" Panel Discussion
10:00 am Conclusion
This is a no charge event, but registration is required for security purposes.
Click here to RSVP by email
Best Practices for 401(k) Financial Wellness
Understanding your Fiduciary Responsibilities and examining the changing landscape of retirement plans
Hosted by The Maddelena Group at Morgan Stanley
Promotional Sponsor: Westchester Women's Bar Association
· ERISA, IRS and DOL requirements
· The Implications of signing the 5500
· Preparing for a DOL audit
· Trends for 401(k) and other qualified retirement plans
· Risk Mitigation techniques to reduce personal liability as a plan sponsor
· Selecting and monitoring service providers
· How to help your employees become financially fit
Program Moderated by:
Lawrence W. Bahr, CFP®, CRPS®
Corporate Retirement Director; Financial Advisor,
The Maddalena Group, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Jim Kais, Managing Director, Retirement Practice Leader Transamerica
“Asset pooling: A new era for retirement plans”
Ruben Gonzalez, Retirement Director, Janus Capital Group
“Recent Case Studies in Fiduciary Failures: Why Plan Sponsors Are Being Sued and the Importance of Process”
Timothy J. Desmond, CPA, Partner, Director of Employee Benefit Services PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP,
“Pointers for Fiduciaries from the Auditor”
Online Registration is now closed.
BLAIR LEVIN, A FORMER OFFICIAL IN THE CLINTON AND OBAMA ADMINISTRATIONS, TO JOIN WCA’S “GIGABIT WESTCHESTER” INITIATIVE AS A “VOLUNTARY COUNSELOR”
Blair Levin, Executive Director of Gig.U: The Next Generation Network Innovation Project and a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, has joined the WCA’s Blueprint for Smart Growth team as Voluntary Counselor to the WCA’s Gigabit Broadband initiative, which was announced on October 6th at a press conference. Levin served in the first Obama administration as Executive Director of the National Broadband Plan and in the Clinton administration as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the FCC, where from 2009-2010, Levin oversaw the development of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan.