Winter Conference 2020: CFO/Business Managers Agenda



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CFO/Business Managers Agenda

(All sessions take place in the Albany Capital Center unless otherwise specified.
All speakers must abide by the ACEC New York Speaker Code of Conduct.)

ACEC New York is offering concurrent sessions on Monday, January 27 to CFOs and Business Managers of a/e/c firms. Speakers and details will be added as confirmed; schedule subject to change.

Sunday, January 26

1:00-8:00 PM | Registration

5:00-6:30 PM | CFO Opening Session
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 Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: Ted Gerber, President | Addison Resources Group
Developing Organizational Talent Through Executive Coaching
As an organizational development consultant, executive coach, trainer and team facilitator since 1989, Ted Gerber has worked with organizations in the United States, Europe, Africa, Canada and Latin America. Ted’s unique skills are based on over thirty years of experience as an executive, consultant, trainer, mediator and coach.  This has enabled him to assist executives to be more effective leaders by increasing their ability to negotiate, manage conflict and influence others more effectively.

During the dinner, ACEC New York will also recognize a number of 2019 scholarship recipients.

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


Monday, January 27

7:00AM-5:00 PM | Registration

7:00-9:00 AM | Grab-N-Go Breakfast
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

9:15-10:00 AM | Opening Keynote Address
2nd Floor Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: TBD

8:30-9:20 AM | CFO/Business Managers Session #1

Capital Room

10:00-10:20 AM | Coffee Break with Exhibitors
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM-11:50 AM | CFO/Business Managers Session #2
Capital Room

12:05-1:45 PM | Anniversary Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
2nd Floor Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: Mark McKinnon, Creator, Executive Producer, Co-host of Showtime’s The Circus; Co-founder of the Bipartisan Group No Labels; Former Chief Media Advisor to George W. Bush and John McCain

Mark McKinnon is a political advisor, reform advocate, media columnist and television producer. He is the creator, executive producer and co-host of Showtime’s real-time documentary series of the 2016 election and the Trump presidency, The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, the highest rated unscripted program ever on Showtime. He was the chief media advisor to five successful presidential primary and general election campaigns, and is co-founder of No Labels, an organization dedicated to bipartisanship, civil dialogue and political problem solving.


Our anniversary luncheon will feature the celebration of a number of member firms celebrating milestone anniversaries of continuous practice:

  • 50 Years

    • BCA Architects & Engineers
    • Concessi Engineering, P.C.
    • GEI Consultants, Inc., P.C.
    • Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying, Landscape Architecture and Geology, DPC
  • 75 Years
    •  Moffatt & Nichol
    • Ramboll

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

    3:00-3:50 PM | CFO/Business Managers Session #4
    Capital Room

    4:00-4:50 PM | CFO/Business Managers Session #5
    Capital Room