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2024 Summer IDA Academy - Binghamton



2024 Summer IDA Academy 
Thursday, July 25, 2024
Holiday Inn, Binghamton, 2-8 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901



The IDA Academy provides regular training for Industrial Development Agency (IDA) staff and executives on a variety of issues to help operate an IDA office more efficiently and effectively. The Spring 2024 Academy will offer training sessions that include best practices, powers and tools available to IDAs, and public policy that impacts their authority and operation. The NYSEDC will administer this program in partnership with its IDA members, state agencies, and other industry experts.

The IDA Academy will be held at the Holiday Inn, Binghamton, 2-8 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901. 



Registration - Click Here

Member Rate:                      $125.00 

Future Member Rate:      $175.00
Group Rate (5)                     $500.00

For sponsorship opportunities or questions about registration, Contact Stephanie Cavalier or call 518-426-4058.. am. 

Event Location + Hotel Information

Holiday Inn, Binghamton, 2-8 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901. 

Rooms Block, $129 per night. 

Book by phone: 607.722.1212 Use arrival date and group code:  EDC 

To make reservations on-line:  

1. Click On The Link 
2. Click Book Now
3. Enter: Check-In, Check-Out Date, Rooms and Guests
4.  Rate Preference (use drop down to find  group code, then click on group code and enter EDC Then Search (It will show the rooms types and rate in your block)
5. Click on Select Room
6. Click on Select Rate It will then prompt you to enter guest information (name, address, email etc,)



Agenda Subject to Change

Wednesday, July 24th - Networking Opportunites for Local and Overnight Attendees

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking meetup & happy hour for locals and overnight guests - Hosted by The Agency


Thursday, July 25

8:00  am - 9:00 am

Registration

9:00  am - 9:10 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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


9:10  am - 9:30 am

Legislative and Policy Update - What to Expect this Legislative Session

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

9:40  am - 11:30 am

Authorities Budget Office: Board Member Training - This session must be attended live to meet the ABO training requirement and receive credit

  • Scott Fein, Fellow, Senior Adviser for the Center of Law & Policy Solutions. Rockefeller Institute of Government


11:30  am - 12:00 pm

Networking Break


12:00  pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn |  NYSEDC IDA Public Relations + Public Affairs Strategy


1:10  pm - 2:10 pm

IDA | LDCs Operations and Management from the Auditor’s Perspective   

  • Christopher Fedorick, Auditor 3, Binghamton Regional Office, Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability

  • Alan Zimmerman, Senior Examiner at the NYS Office of the State Comptroller


2:20  pm - 3:20 pm

IDA Case Studies and Best Practices - Part I 

  • Moderator Tracy Verrier, Senior Economic Analyst,  MRB Group
  • Stacey Duncan, Executive Director and CEO, The Agency and Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
    • Regional Update - Fast NY Shovel Ready Site Preparation and Southern Tier Clean Tech Corridor Strategy
  • Speaker to be announced


3:30  pm - 4:30 pm

IDA Case Studies 

  • Moderator Tracy Verrier, Senior Economic Analyst,  MRB Group
  • Maureen Wheeler, Livingston County IDA
    • The IDA's Role in Downtown Revitalization
  • Heather D. McDaniel, CEcD, AICP, EDFP, President at Ithaca Area Economic Development
    • Tomkins County IDA Housing Policy




THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS












 For  Sponsorship Opportunities, please email Stephanie Cavalier or call 518.426.4058