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GENERAL INFORMATION
September 16-20, 2024 | The Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs

This year the NYCOM Fall Training School will be at The Saratoga Hilton. Sessions and all meals except breakfast (which is at your host conference hotel) will be held at The Saratoga Hilton. Accommodations for municipal officials will be at The Saratoga Hilton, with overflow accomodations available at the Courtyard by Marriott and Hampton Inn & Suites Saratoga Springs.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION RATES:
  • FULL CONFERENCE: $510
  • ONE-DAY (select day during registration process): $300

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
 • LUNCH: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
 • Monday and Tuesday Hospitality
 • Thursday Reception
 • Conference Materials
 • Participation in All Training Sessions and Tradeshow Breaks

Registrations received after August 28th will increase by $30 for members and $50 for non-members.


CONFERENCE ATTENDEE MEAL OPTIONS:
BREAKFAST is included with your conference hotel stay (at your host conference hotel) and LUNCH is included with your conference registration.
  • FULL DINNER PACKAGE: $298 (Monday Reception-Style Welcome Dinner | Wednesday Theme Dinner | Thursday Banquet Dinner)
  • ONE-DAY MEAL OPTIONS: (select day during registration process) 
(Monday Reception-Style Welcome Dinner: $83 | Wednesday Theme Dinner: $130 | Thursday Banquet Dinner: $85)
* There will be a 15% surcharge for onsite meal purchases.


NON-MUNICIPAL GUEST OF A MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL MEAL OPTIONS:
BREAKFAST is included with your conference hotel stay (at your host conference hotel). Non-Municipal Guests may also rparticipate in all social functions.

  • FULL CONFERENCE MEAL PACKAGE: $477 (Monday Reception-Style Welcome Dinner | Tuesday Lunch | Wednesday Lunch and Theme Dinner | Thursday Lunch, Reception and Banquet Dinner)
  • ONE-DAY MEAL OPTIONS: (select day during registration process) (Monday Reception-Style Welcome Dinner: $83 | Tuesday Lunch: $52 | Wednesday Lunch and Theme Dinner: $182 | Thursday Lunch, Reception and Banquet Dinner: $160)


Refund Policy
Refunds will be made in full for the conference registration fee, dinner packages and add-on guest meals ONLY if you notify NYCOM no later than September 4, 2024. For cancellations AFTER September 4th there will be a $100 administrative fee and any conference meals purchased (including add-on guest meals) are non-refundable. No-shows are also non-refundable (those not paid in advance will be invoiced following the conference).

Policy on Access for the Disabled
NYCOM makes every effort to plan meetings that are accessible to the disabled. NYCOM requests advance notice by the registrant (including on-site registrants) so that we can make appropriate arrangements.

Attire
The attire for the meeting is casual, except for the Banquet on Thursday evening for which business attire is recommended. The Theme Dinner on Wednesday evening will be "The Roaring ‘20s."

Authority to Attend
Local official attendance at this training event is permitted by General Municipal Law § 77-6(2), which permits a city or village to authorize attendance by "any of its members or any officer or employee ... or other person who has been elected pursuant to law to a public office of a municipality for which the term of office has not commenced ..." Local officials are entitled to be reimbursed for all actual and necessary costs incurred while attending this program.


CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

(CLE) Municipal Attorney Continuing Legal Education
NYCOM will be offering CLE credit for relevant sessions at the 2024 Fall Training School. Attorneys wishing to take advantage of this opportunity MUST PRE-REGISTER for both the Fall Training School AND CLE credits. All NYCOM CLE courses offered at this school contain new content for 2024 and are not “repeat” courses for purposes of the NYS CLE Board's “no repeat” rule, unless otherwise noted. Note that 23 CLE classes are tentatively scheduled, offering attendees the option of receiving up to 18 hours of CLE credit. Two sessions will be for 1.5 hours of Ethics and Professionalism CLE credit each. The remaining sessions will be for 1.5 hours of Professional Practice CLE credit each.

For a copy of NYCOM's CLE Financial Hardship Policy, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (518) 463-1185.

(CMFO) Credentialed Municipal Finance Officers Program
The designation was established to acknowledge a Municipal Finance Officer's educational and professional accomplishments. The program is designed to promote continuing education and training to maintain a high degree of professionalism in the performance of a finance officer. For additional information or questions, please contact the NYS Society of Municipal Finance Officers’ Chairperson Marianne Lobaccaro atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

(RMC) Registered Municipal Clerks
The RMC program was established to recognize educational and professional accomplishments in preparation for a municipal clerk career. For more information or if you have questions about the application, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

(CPE) Continuing Professional Education
CPE credit hours are available for Certified Public Accountants. For further information, please contact the NYS Comptroller's Office of Local Government and School Accountability at (866) 321-8503 or (518) 473-0005.

(EOA) NYCOM's Elected Officials Academy
The Elected Officials Academy (EOA) is NYCOM’s two-tiered program that facilitates and recognizes the educational and leadership accomplishments of elected city and village officials. Any NYCOM class that you take, conference that you attend, or committee that you serve on will earn you Elected Officials Academy credits.  For further information on the EOA and to enroll, please see HERE.

2024 NYCOM Novelists Book Club
Wed., September 18th 

  • The Women, Kristin Hannah
  • Remarkably Bright Creatures, Shelby Van Pelt

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