COVID-19: Educational Resources

Many outlets are providing online educational resources for businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. Below are possible educational opportunities for firms.

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If any member or association/industry partner has a recorded or upcoming virtual learning opportunity that would be of use to our members, please send information to Jennifer Waterbury at jennifer@acecny.org.


Upcoming Educational Sessions

4/7: You Are Not Alone: Tools for Living and Working in Uncertain Times 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Eastern) 
Personal resilience is a matter of preparation, self-awareness, and the ability to know what you need. Right now, all of us are facing — to varying degrees — radical change and unprecedented uncertainty. Join Geordie Aitken — lead instructor in ACEC’s Senior Executives Institute and a recognized expert in personal leadership development — is a crash course in managing our energy, our attention, and our emotions through this tumultuous time. The online class will be recorded, and access to the recording will be shared on the ACEC Coronavirus Resource Center. Presenter: Geordie Aitken, Aitken Leadership Group 

4/7: Legislative Perspective on Coronavirus Pandemic
City & State New York
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST
Speakers: Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Chair- Health Committee | State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair- Health Committee
Confused and scared about the coronavirus? Wondering where New York's health policy goes from here?
City & State is launching a series of FREE webinars in response to the crisis, to connect you with the policy makers and political leaders on the front lines. For the first installment, Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, and Senator Gustavo Rivera will lead a discussion on how the state budget will combat coronavirus, and what you can expect from pending legislation. Q&A, and other interactive audience features will be available. 


Archived Past Educational Sessions/On-Demand Sessions

Below are links to past recording of educational sessions. These recordings are courtesy of their respective provider and are shared here with the permission of said provider. For any technical issues regarding playback on these sessions, contact the respective provider.

Contractors Guide to Managing Through the COVID-19 Environment
As contractors (and the world) adjust to COVID-19, Jack Callahan, CohnReznick’s national construction industry leader, and Bob Briant, chief executive officer of the Utility & Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA), discuss what is facing contractors. From the current climate to strategies and insights to help re-position contractors, there is also optimism ahead through the additional spending measures the Federal government has passed to help fuel additional infrastructure and other projects. Listen and gain insights to not only survive the crisis but be in a position of strength when it alleviates.

4/3: ACEC National Update to Response on Coronavirus Legislation
ACEC National provided a webinar to ACEC New York members regarding the federal legislation on COVID-19 and how it could impact member firms. Download the slides or view the recorded presentation.

3/22: How Small and Medium Size Businesses Can Prepare for the Impact of COVID-19
Ms. Samantha Wellington (TriNet’s Chief Legal Officer), along with Fisher Phillips a leading labor and employment law firm (and an official partner to TriNet), answer some of the most frequently asked questions on COVID -19.

3/17: Web Briefing on Business Continuity Planning During Uncertain Times
ACEC/MA has shared the 3/17 Web briefing recording with ACEC National. With their permission, this is now posted on ACEC National's Website. This webinar is free for ACEC Members and Non-Members. Please note, you must sign in to your ACEC National account to access the recording. This is different from your ACEC New York login and password. If you have any questions about how to log in, please email Maureen Brown at ACEC National for assistance.