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2016 NYS Urban Council Regional Quarterly Meeting-Gloversville, NY

The NYS Urban Council

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:30 AM - Friday, April 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

2016 NYS Urban Council Regional Quarterly...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Full Agenda
This is the full event access. Starting Thursday Morning thru Friday. Includes all sessions, breakfast, Lunch and the Dinner reception.
Ended $75.00 $5.12
Reception and Dinner only Ticket
This ticket allows you to attend the Thursday Reception and Dinner
Ended $25.00 $2.37

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Event Details

This regional Meeting is a chance to convene regional professionals around common issues faced in our communities and business districts working together to identify solutions.  Our goal is to engage and support business districts across New York State.  We are a peer based resource.  We track innovative programs and innovative communities.  Our goal is to be a go-to source for New York business district needs.  

Sponsored by:

This regional meeting will focus our attentions and share best practices Gloversville, New York. We invite Downtown and Main Street professionals, their respective Board members, Businesses and the like to come learn in this "live" learning laboratory.   The plan program is fast paced and packed full of peer to peer exchanges, lively speakers, peer professional social opportunities and best practice examples and even what isn't working.

We have worked very hard to keep this affordable for all of our peers with our budgets in mind.The cost of this workshop is only $ 75 dollars and includes the workshops and meals.  

2016 Quarterly Meeting-Learning Laboratory - Spondored by:

Gloversville - Downtowns with a Future-The Making of Places 

Gloversville, New York

All venues are close to each other and walkable:

Holiday Inn Johnstown/Gloversville 308 N Comrie Ave, Johnstown, NY 12095 (518) 762-4686  mention the New York State Urban Council/INNCOM for a $ 90.00 room rate) Rate is available starting 4/13-4/15

April 14 & 15

April 13th early arrival note— Dinner on your own (Out of Town informal gathering in the works, let us know you are coming into town, Connect with Others).

Program at a Glance

Thursday April 14 2016

— AM Registration Open with Complimentary Breakfast at City National Bank  12 N Main St, Gloversville, NY 12078 (Right Next to Chamber of Commerce buiklding)

Welcoming Remarks 9:15 am

— Break out Sessions:Choose one  @ 9:45 am 11:30 am

Workshop ARaising The Quality of Life for living in your Downtown with Crime Prevention Topics include -Community Policing and Crime Prevention in your Downtown- Panel, Neighborhood Police Programs. The first line of economic development in your downtown is dealing with perception and the safety of your center city. Albany Officer Brian Hawley and Lt. Trembly of the Albany Police Department who are experts in Neighborhood engagement Police work. They are currenlty part of a team of community groups and the local business Improvement district implementing a (L.E.A.D.) Law Enforcement Diversion Program, only the third like it in the US. A simular program in Seattle reduced repeat offenders crime thier area by 58%. 

Location:City National Bank  12 N Main St, Gloversville, NY 12078

Workshop BThe Making of a place is all about messaging. Panel- Marketing, Special events, outreach, what are the tools to building a vibrant life intown. A panel of experts in downtown programing and marketing with speak on the tools and techniques they use to effect positive messaging and creating a sense of place in their communities

ALL— 12:00 Noon Lunch Community Presentation Luncheon at Glove Theater _Presentation during Lunch from the Committee for Gloversville downtown on their new community plan. Practitioners are asked to discuss and interact with local members of the business community in helping shape the host communities plans for the future of the their downtown   Location:42 N Main St, Gloversville, NY 12078

1:45 — Afternoon sessions

Workshop C — Innovative Progamming for your community: Pop Up retail, Food Trucks, Place making, Alternative energy, Car Sharing, Bike Sharing, Incentives, Office to residential Conversions, What others are doing to fill the gap or at least encourage the gap be filled.  Christa Franzi and TomDworetsky from Camoin Associates will lead a fast paced discussion.

Workshop D — Chamber Rotunda-CampFire Session- Sit around the campfire (indoors) and discuss the challenges of bringing a “Creative” Class sector to life in your community, Discuss with your peers what they are doing in their communities to bring about change in food, the arts, creativity in development, technology and education into the heart of town.  

3:15— Walking Tour of Downtown followed by tour of Schine Memorial Hall -Meet at Chamber Building. weather focast is 60+ bring your walking shoes.

5:00 PM — Reception and Dinner  at the Eccentric Club: cocktails cash bar, followed by complimentary buffet dinner.  

Friday, April 15

Urban Council Board Meeting 8:15 - 9:45 (Urban Council Board Members)

— Non Board Members meet for Breakfast at Mohawk Harvest Cooperative 9-10 am, 

Morning Program-Statewide & Rigion by Region Coffee Chat-Technical issues sessions. (Roundtable)

Local Host Information:  

Vince DeSantis

City of Gloversville

Ron Peters

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth

110 Decker Drive

Suite 201

Johnstown, NY 12095

518-725-7700  Phone

518-725-7702   Fax

Conference speakers and panel details and requests:

Anthony Capece-Albany Central BID




What are the addresses of the events and can i get handouts etc.

Quartly Meeting Attendies will recieve emails and follow up corrispondences of venue addresses and further session handouts etc are available after registration is complete.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Anthony Capece-Albany Central BID



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The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Let us know if there are any name issues.

How should I dress?

Business Casual and if you plan on the walking tour, comfy shoes, the dinner is a casul buffet so business casual as well.

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When & Where

12 North Main Street
Gloversville, NY 12078

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:30 AM - Friday, April 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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The NYS Urban Council

Formally the New York State Urban Council-The newley revamped Innovative Communities Network is a peer based resource group. We track and engage innovative programs and innovative communities.  Our goal is to be a go-to source for New York business district needs.   We invite Downtown and Main Street proffesionals, their respective Board members, Businesses, Property Owners and the like to come be a part of an ongoing learning labratory.  

Our Programs are fast paced and packed full of peer to peer exchanges, lively speakers, peer profesional social opportunties and best pratice examples and even what isnt working.

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