Spring Conference Schedules information - ALOM


Spring Educational Conference – Program Schedule

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Day Time Topic Speaker(s)
Thursday, April 6
6-7:30 Welcome Dinner
7:30 p.m. New Technologies in Municipal Policing Panel Constructed by DA Zappala
Friday, April 7
1 9:00 AM Benefits Update – The Future of the Affordable Care Act and Health Care for your Retirees Michael Boyd – Municipal Benefits Services and Colleen Deer – Mockenhaupt
2a 9:45 AM Drone Activity in our Airport Corridor- Examining  the Benefits of A Countywide Ordinance Eric Smith – Kaplan Kirsch
2b 9:45 AM My Work Initiative – Pairing Youth in the Labor Force with Municipal Partners PA Department of Labor
3a 10:30 AM Construction Fundamentals: Avoiding Common Pitfalls Matt Hoffman – Tucker Arensburg Law Firm
3b 10:30 AM Medical Marijuana Act and Its Impact on Municipal Personnel Falco Muscante – Maiello, Brungo and Maiello
4a 11:15 AM Practical Legal Advice on Fighting Blight GRB Law – Emily Mueller & Kate Diersen
4b 11:15 AM Sustainable Practices:   Energy Efficient Investments in Your Buildings Jim Price-Sustainable Pittsburgh, Keith Welks -Pennsylvania Treasury, Greg Wozniak – GA Wozniak & Associates
12 -1:15 PM Lunch 
6 1:15 PM  State of the Commonwealth Lt. Governor Mike Stack
7a 2:00 PM Developing Strategic Roadway Plans Ben Gilberti -Herbert, Rowland and Grubic Engineers
7b 2:00 PM Best Practices for Municipal Records Retention Cindy Bendroth -Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
8a 2:45 PM Examining Passive vs. Active Management of Pension Assets Jeff Davidek – CS McKee, David Immonen – Manning & Napier, Sarah Wilson – Marquette Associates
8b 2:45 PM Urban and Non-Traditional Agriculture in Allegheny County Pitt Institute of Politics – Various Speakers
9 3:30 PM News, Information and Resources for Municipalities Chelsa Wagner, County Controller
 10 4:00 PM ALCOSAN Update ALCOSAN Directors
5:00 P.M. Annual Vendor Reception
Saturday, April 8
1 9:00 AM County Executive Update/Trail Development Strategies and Economic Benefits for County Communities Rich Fitzgerald, Darla Cravotta and other municipal representatives
2 9:50 AM All Things Storm – New Regulations on the Horizon Gateway Engineers and PA Conservation District
3 10:40 AM What Lies Beneath? – Using New Technologies to Strategically Manage Energy and Community Development Peoples Gas, Environmental Defense Fund, National Energy Technology Laboratory
4 11:30 AM New 5G Wireless Technology and its impact on your municipality
12:00-1:15 Lunch
5 1:15 PM Municipal Resources Workshop – The latest information on Federal, State and County Programs/Services DCED, FHL Bank, Penn DOT, AC Economic Development, AC Health Department, PennVest
7 2:30 PM Annual Legislative Forum Federal and State Legislators



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