Winter Conference: CFO/Business Managers Agenda



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(Preliminary agenda: Location and time subject to change.
All sessions take place in the Albany Capital Center unless otherwise specified.)


Sunday, January 27

1:00 PM-8:00 PM | Registration

5:00-6:30 PM | CFO Panel Discussion
Capital Room

6:30-7:30 PM | Opening Exhibitor Reception/Exhibitor Booths Open
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

7:30-9:45 PM | Welcome Dinner
2nd Floor Prefunction
Guest Speaker: Liesl Folks,  PhD, MBA, Dean | University of Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Science
Dr. Folks will give a special presentation on "Navigating Gender Bias, Inequity and Discrimination in STEM." Prior to Dr. Folks' presentation, ACEC New York will recognize a number of 2018 ACEC New York Scholarship recipients from Upstate New York schools.

10:00-11:00 PM | Hospitality
The Shelf (Renaissance Hotel)

Sponsored by Risk Strategies Company


Monday, January 28

7:00AM-5:00 PM | Registration

7:00-9:00 AM | Buffet Breakfast
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

8:30-9:20 AM | CFO/Business Managers Session #1: Revenue Recognition Best Practices: Technology, Contracts Collaboration Panel

Capital Room
Panelists: TBD

9:30-10:15 AM | Opening Keynote Address

2nd Floor Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: TBD

10:15-10:40 AM | Coffee Break with Exhibitors
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

10:25 AM-12:15 PM | CFO/Business Managers Session #2: The Reg's are in, Tax Reform Clarity
Capital Room
Presenter: TBD

12:15-1:45 PM | Anniversary Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
2nd Floor Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: Casey Seiler, Senior Editor for News, Albany Times Union
Our anniversary luncheon will feature the celebration of a number of member firms celebrating milestone anniversaries of continuous practice.

  • 50 Years
    • DeSimone Consulting Engineers
    • Stromecki Engineers, PC
    • Wiss & Company, LLP
  • 75 Years
    • Lochner Engineering, P.C
    • Parsons Corporation
  • 100 Years
    • CohnReznick LLP

Sponsored by L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P.


2:00-2:50 PM | CFO/Business Managers Session #3: Increasing Profitability
Capital Room
Presenter: TBD

3:00-3:50 PM | CFO/Business Managers Session #4: Shareholder Culture - How to get your employees to think like Owners
Capital Room
Presenter: TBD

4:00-4:50 PM | CFO/Business Managers Session #5: Collaboration Within Firms: Enhancing Your Service Offerings to Maximize Income from Good Clients
Capital Room
Presenter: TBD