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March 8, 2014 at
the Aqua Turf in Plantsville, CT
8:30am - 2:00pm


8:30 – 10:00am
Finding Your GPS in the Maze of Regulations 
This event is exclusively for state registered property managers. Pre-registration is required. 
Printed tickets are REQUIRED.

Richard E. Maloney, Division Director - Department of Consumer Protection
Dawn Bauman, CAE - Sr. Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, CAI

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M-100: The Essentials of Community Association Management -->>

Moderator: Greg Zajac - Building Renewal, LLC
Changing laws and regulations make the job of a manager quite challenging.  Our speakers will walk you through the maze of manager licensing and discuss other legislative trends happening throughout the country.  Other issues to be discussed:  the dangers of providing legal and construction advice; manager ethics; the importance of understanding and following CIOA; and avoiding criminal liability.
(Be sure to submit your question in advance if possible – click here)
Sponsored by: Building Renewal, LLC

8:30 – 9:30am
Common Interest Community President Pitfalls and Perils
This event is exclusively for presidents. Admission is limited to one per association. Pre-registration is required.  Printed tickets are REQUIRED.
Charles E. “Ned” Hickey, Esq. - Feldman and Hickey, LLC
Vivian A. Dailida, President - Carter Heights, Inc.

Handout 1 -->>

Moderator: Pamela Bowman - Prime Touch Services
The job of association board presidents is rife with potential landmines.  This session is designed to help you carefully work your way through the demands of your job.  We will cover: Where do your responsibilities begin and end?  Why creating a false sense of security may lead to greater liability.  The importance of clearly communicating expectations.  And why it is essential to ensure the association’s budget includes a line item for legal expenses.
Please note: Seating preference will be given to CAI-CT members.  Only 25 seats are available for Non-members.  Act fast and register today!
Sponsored by: Prime Touch Services

8:30 – 10:15am EXHIBIT HALL OPENS
Registration and Continental Breakfast
(Coffee & Danish)

10:15 – 11:00am – Session I - General

A: Finding Your Way through CIOA:  Basics Every Board Member MUST Know (WAGON Room)

Chas A. Ryan, Esq. - Franklin G. Pilicy, P.C.
Catherine M. Luciano, CMCA, AMS, PCAM – Connecticut Condo Connection, LLC

Handout -->>

Moderator: Wendy Perotti – PERCO, Inc.
The Common Interest Ownership Act (CIOA) provides the legal structure for how all associations operate.  It is imperative that board members understand the basics of  what is required by Connecticut State Law in order to protect their associations AND themselves.  Our speakers will help guide you along the path for best practices in association operations.
Sponsored by: Schernecker Property Services

B: Mastering the Maze of CIOA Requirements - Advanced (GLASS Room)

Adam J. Cohen, Esq. - Pullman & Comley, LLC
Rich Bouvier - Bouvier Insurance

ModeratorJean Dobbin – Dobbin Management, Inc.
Already familiar with the basics of CIOA?  Our speakers will focus in on the recent updates to the law, including meeting notice, transparency in operations, etc. Strategies for ensuring your association is in compliance will also be discussed.  (Please note:  Prior attendance at an ABCs program is recommended.)
Sponsored by: Crystal Restoration Services

11:00 – 11:30am – EXHIBIT HALL

11:30 – 12:15pm – Session II - General

A: Mapping a Path through Conflict (WAGON Room)

Lisa J. Anderson, Esq. – Bender, Anderson & Barba, P.C.
Bob Burrows, PCAM – Imagineers, LLC

Moderator: Mark Sperry, President - Fernwood Estates Association
Agitation can occur at times in association operations.  Small issues can erupt into huge obstacles causing frustration on all sides. Methods for handling the tangles created by tension will be explored.
Sponsored by: Belfor Property Restoration

B: Twists and Turns - Priority Liens and Recent Proposed Changes to State Laws (GLASS Room)

Scott J. Sandler, Esq. - Perlstein, Sandler & McCracken, LLC
Dan Rys - Windsor Federal Savings

Handout -->>

Moderator: Bob Gourley - Captain's Walk PUD
Legislation passed in 2013 allows community associations to extend the priority lien period for foreclosed units provided certain conditions are met.  Learn about the important details to enhance financial stability.  Information about proposed changes to Connecticut State Law will also be included.  Discover why what happens at the Capitol in Hartford has a direct impact on how your association does business.
Sponsored by: Plaza Realty & Management Corporation

12:15 – 12:45pm – EXHIBIT HALL

12:45 – 1:45pm – Session III

A: Obstacle Avoidance: General Question & Answer (GLASS Room)

Prez Carneiro - Peoples United Insurance Agency
Robert A. Pacelli, Jr., Esq. – Zeldes, Needle & Cooper, P.C.
Christopher E. Hansen, Esq. - Bender, Anderson & Barba, P.C.
Peg Routhier, AMS, CMCA - REI Property & Asset Management
Moderator: Karl Kuegler, CMCA – Imagineers, LLC
Back by popular demand - we are including a session entirely devoted to addressing the issues that cause you to stop or pause in dealing with in your association.  Our panel will work to address your questions. 
(Be sure to submit your question in advance if possible – click here)
Sponsored by: Imagineers, LLC

B: New Session!  Lunch with the Experts (WAGON Room)
Pre-registration is required.  Additional $25 fee required.
This session is filled to capacity.
William W. Ward, Esq - Ackerly & Ward
Brian R. Smith, Esq. - Robinson & Cole, LLP
Franklin G. Pilicy, Esq. - Franklin G. Pilicy, P.C.
Steven Berg, Esq. - Frankel & Berg
Christopher K. Leonard, Esq. - Collins Hannafin, P.C.
Dave Pilon - Bouvier Insurance
Bob Gourley - Mister Condo
Donna McCombe - First Niagara Bank, N.A.
Mike Alberts - Simsbury Bank
Chas A. Ryan, Esq. - Franklin G. Pilicy, P.C.
Ashish Patel - Pilera Property Management Software
Moderator: Rich Bouvier - Bouvier Insurance
Plan to dine with your peers as you capture the attention of an expert who can answer questions about quandaries in your association.  This is a great opportunity to explore your concerns in a more comfortable setting with exclusive access to group of some of the best and the brightest in our industry. Expert Topics include: Financing Capital Improvements, Insurance, Legal - General Questions, Amending Documents, Budgets, Collections, Eviction of Renters, Rules Enforcement and Ask Mister Condo.
Sponsored by: GNY Insurance



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New Lunch with the Experts Option -->>