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2007 Forums and Events

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Every Dollar Counts: A Budget Reform Proposal for New York

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Thursday, November 29, 2007

Speaker — Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller

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Achieving Universal Health Care Coverage in New York: Lessons from Maine and Massachusetts

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Speakers — Celia Wcislo, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Board Member and Assistant Director, 1199 Massachusetts Division; Elizabeth Kilbreth, Associate Professor, Institute for Health Policy, University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service; Reactors: Deborah Bachrach, Deputy Commissioner, NYS Department of Health; Jane Preston, Chief of Staff to the Senate Health Committee; Bryan O’Malley, Legislative Assistant for Assembly Health Chair Richard N. Gottfried; and Moderator: James Knickman, President and CEO, New York State Health Foundation

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Reconnecting Local Government With the People

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Monday, November 5, 2007

Speaker — Lloyd Constantine, Senior Advisor to Governor Eliot Spitzer

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Intergovernmental Approaches for Strengthening K-12 Accountability Systems


Wednesday, October 29, 2007
TranscriptReport by Lynn Olson, Editor, Education Week

Participant speakers — Lynn Olson; Chester E. Finn Jr., President, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation; Michael Cohen, President, Achieve; John Merrow, Executive Producer/Host and President, Learning Matters, Inc.; Susan Traiman, Director of Education & Workforce Policy, Business Roundtable; John Bishop, Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies, Cornell University; Margaret Goertz, Co-Director, Consortium for Policy Research in Education; Eva Baker, Co-Director, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing; Lauress Wise, President, Human Resources Research Organization; Gordon Ambach, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement/Former Executive Director, CCSSO/Former NYS Commissioner of Education; Wayne Camara, Vice President for Research and Development, College Board; Bethany Little, Vice President, Policy and Federal Advocacy, Alliance for Excellent Education; Lorraine McDonnell, Professor of Political Science, University of California at Santa Barbara; Lisa Hansel, Managing Editor, American Educator; Scott Marion, Associate Director, National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment; Mitchell D. Chester, Senior Associate Superintendent for Policy and Accountability, Ohio Department of Education; Cynthia Schmeiser, President and Chief Operating Officer Education Division, ACT; Thomas Toch, Co-Director, Education Sector; Bryon Gordon, Assistant Director for Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office; Robert Linn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education, University of Colorado; David Abrams, Assistant Commissioner for Standards, Assessment and Reporting, New York State Education Department.

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Restructuring New York State’s Health System

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Speaker — Stephen Berger, Chairman, Odyssey Investment Partners (OIP), LLC

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The Budget Outlook for 2008

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Thursday, October 18, 2007

Speaker — Paul Francis, Director, NYS Division of the Budget, and Senior Advisor to Governor Spitzer

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An Integrated Agenda for a Healthy, Sustainable New York

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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Speaker — Pete Grannis, Commissioner, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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Choices and Challenges in New York’s Health Insurance Market: Views from Health Plan, Business and Labor Leaders as Universal Coverage Discussions Begin

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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Speakers — Jaqueline Martinez, Senior Program Director, New York State Health Foundation; David H. Klein, CEO, Excellus; William J. Cromie, MD, President/CEO, CDPHP; David J. Uba, Vice President, Strategic Planning, HealthNow New York, Inc.; Michael W. Cropp, President and CEO, Independent Health; Denise V. Gonick, Executive Vice President for Legal Affairs, MVP Healthcare; John A. D’Ambrosio, Ed.D., President, Orange County Chamber of Commerce; Steve A. McCormick, Plant Manager, Anheuser-Busch; Ted Potrikus, Vice President/Director of Government Relations, Retail Council of New York State; Mike Fishman, President, SEIU Building Service Local 32BJ; Troy Oechsner, Deputy Superintendent for Health, New York State Insurance Department; Kathleen Shure, Director, Division of Managed Care and Program Evaluation, New York State Department of Health; Jim Tallon, President, United Hospital Fund (moderator)

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Community Colleges and the State Workforce

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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Speakers — John B. Clark, Interim Chancellor, The State University of New York; Edward F. Cox, State University of New York Board of Trustees; Dennis Golladay, Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges, State University of New York; Donald C. Katt, President, Ulster County Community College; Phil White, Dean of the Schools of Business and Engineering and Industrial Technologies, Hudson Valley Community College; Robert N. Brower, CEO, Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology, Cayuga Community College, Inc.; Richard P. Nathan, Co-Director, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government; Steven Bruckman, Executive Vice Chancellor, California Community Colleges; Robert B. Ward, Deputy Director, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government; Edward Reinfurt, Acting Executive Director, New York State Foundation for Science, Technology, and Innovation; and Mario Musolino, Executive Deputy Commissioner, New York State Department of Labor

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What Works in Redistricting Reform? Evidence from the States

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Friday, June 15, 2007

Speaker — Bruce Cain, Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California at Berkeley, and Director of the UC Washington Center, Washington, D.C.

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Can and Should NYC’s Campaign Finance Reforms Be Extended to State Offices?

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Speakers — Nicole A. Gordon, Vice President, JEHT Foundation; Amy Loprest, Executive Director, New York City Campaign Finance Board; and Michael J. Malbin, Executive Director, Campaign Finance Institute

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Constitutions and Effective Government: The Case of New York

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Friday, April 20, 2007

Speaker — Peter J. Galie, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science, Canisius College

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Charter Schools: Issues and Outlook

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Speakers — Judy Doesschate, Albany City Schools Board of Education, and William Lake, Vice President for School Fiscal Accountability, Charter Schools Institute, State University of New York