2017 Construction Conference

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Syracuse
6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse (directions)
8:00 am – 12:30 pm


This complimentary conference is designed specifically for those involved in the construction industry and features presentations from industry experts. Gain valuable insight on the latest tax, audit and accounting updates, strategies to improve bonding and insurance management programs, as well as the future plans and outlook of construction opportunities in Central New York. CPE credit will be offered.

Conference Agenda

Local Construction: Outlook and Opportunities for the Future – CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity President & CEO, Rob Simpson, will present a view of future activities for downtown Syracuse and the surrounding areas, and offer an outlook of jobs and opportunities for the construction industry.
Robert M. Simpson, President & CEO, CenterStateCEO

Building a Strong Tax Strategy in a Changing Environment – This session will provide an update with relevant tax savings ideas and a look to the future of construction taxation, including proposed changes by the current administration.
Joseph A. Hardick, CPA, CCIFP, Partner, Dannible & McKee, LLP

Emerging Developments in Audit and Accounting – We will take a look at the latest audit and accounting pronouncements, as well as changes to the current standards, and offer an overview and discussion on the new revenue recognition and leasing standards and the potential effects on the construction industry.
Benjamin Sumner, CPA, Senior Audit Manager, Dannible & McKee, LLP

Improve Effectiveness of Insurance Risk Management – A two-part presentation that will provide proactive strategies that can be done to improve 1) your bonding program and 2) your insurance program.
Jim McElhannon, Construction Risk Manager/Partner, Reagan Companies
Kevin Moteyunas, Construction Risk Manager, Reagan Companies
Fran Lowther, Surety Bond Manager, Reagan Companies


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