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2022 Fall IDA Academy

2022 Fall IDA Academy 

November 10, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Delta Hotels by Marriott, 200 Genesee Street, Utica

Overnight accommodations available for night of November 9th, 2022.  $96.00

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 If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunites, please email Wa'Kena Jackson or call 518.426.4058.

Developing Agenda - subject to change

9:00 am

Welcome and NYSEDC Policy Agenda Update 

  • Ryan Silva, Executive Director, New York State Economic Development Council 

9:10 – 10:00 am 

PARIS Reporting Best PracticesRach

Moderator: Julie Marshall, Consultant, Harris Beach

  • Jessica Tagliafierro, Senior Analyst, Camoin Associates

10:15 -11:30 am

Authorities Budget Office: Training for IDA Staff and Board

11:45-12:45 pm 

Lunch and Learn - Advocacy and Managing Relationships with State and Local Officials

Moderator:  Liz Benjamin, Managing Director - Albany, Marathon Communications

1:00-2:00 pm 

IDA Operations 101

  • Cheyenne Steria, Director of Finance and Incentives, Naturally Lewis
  • Andy Corcione, Project Services Director, Capitalize Albany
  • Mark Geise, Deputy County Executive and Chief Executive Officer, Chautauqua County IDA

2:15-3:15 pm

Site Development 101

Moderator: Nick Bruno, Vice President Business Development, Mohawk Valley Edge - MODERATOR

3:30-4:30 pm

Project Financing 101

Moderator: Patrick Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, St. Lawrence County IDA 

  • David Whipple, Director of Industry Development, Empire State Development
  • Lori Borowiak, Senior Project Manager, New Construction, NYSERDA

4:30 pm

Closing Remarks  

  • Ryan Silva, New York State Economic Development Council  

Thank you to our sponsors!