Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 4th
8:30 AM NYS Certification Courses — 21B  & Mechanics Initial Training – Bill Sherman, NYS DOS, DBSC
Thursday, October 5th
8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome & Introduction
9:15 AM Hot Technologies 2018
Keynote – James Spellos, President, Meeting U.
10:15 AM Break with Exhibitors
10:45 AM National Issues PerspectiveDick Jennison, President & CEO, MHI and Leslie Gooch, Ph.D, Sr. Vice President MHI, Government Affairs  
11:45 AM Luncheon SpeakerHonorable Senator Betty Little
1:15 PM How to Tell When You Have Stopped Operating Your Business Like it is an InvestmentJoanne Stevens – Commercial Investment Real Estate Professional
2:15 PM Break with Exhibitors
2:30 PM A. Embracing Sustainability Initiative, Taking Responsibility for Small Water Systems for Your CommunityPat Scalera, CEO NY Rural Water Association
B. Are Your Secure? (No You’re Not), Digital Security & You! – James Spellos, Meeting U.
C. NYS Building Code Update – John Addario, Director; Brian Tollisen, Deputy Director and William Sherman, Manufactured Housing Program Administrator – NYS DOS DBSC
3:30 PM Break with Exhibitors
3:45 PM Ask the Attorneys Mark Glaser, Greenberg Traurig; Marc Lifset, McGlinchey Stafford & Jamie Cain, Boylan Code; Legal experts in Manufactured Housing Issues will answer your questions on STAR, Fair Housing, Lease with Option to Purchase, Emotional Support Animals, RPL 233 and More…
5:00 PM Free Time to Enjoy Resort Activities
6:00 PM Welcome Reception & Annual Awards Banquet
Friday, October 6th
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Manufactured Housing 3-Hour Continuing Education CourseBill Sherman, NYS DOS DBSC
9:00 AM Manufactured Home Communities Council Meeting – Legislative Update for Retailers & Manufacturers
9:45 AM Manufactured & Modular Council Meeting – Legislative Update for Communities
10:30 AM Break with Exhibitors
11:00 AM Annual Meeting & Elections – 2018 Legislative Priorities, Approval of Budget & Election of Officers
12:00 PM Closing Remarks

Hotel Accommodations

Turning Stone Resort
5218 Patrick Road
Verona, NY 13478

Featured accommodations are The Hotel at $165, The Tower at $165 or The Lodge at $275.  All room rates are subject to Oneida Indian taxes and surcharges. The rate is good from October 4th & October 5th for convention guests. To obtain the group rate at one of the hotel options, call the hotel directly at 1-800-771-7711 and state “NY Housing Association Convention”.
Cutoff date for discounted room rates 9/6/17.