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5/9/2016 to 5/10/2016
When: Monday, May 9, 2016
Where: The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, New York  12211
United States
Contact: NYSPA Central Office

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NYSPA staff and lobbyists will prepare you for all of your meetings with legislators and equip you with a toolkit of information, position papers, talking points and packets for your meetings. Dinner on May 9 and Breakfast on May 10 will also be provided.

NYSPA will cover the cost of hotel accommodations at The Desmond for members for the evening of May 9*

The following issues will be the focus of our efforts:
PLLC Bill (forming legal partnerships with MDs)
Prescriptive Authority for Psychologists
Duty to Protect 
Expansion of Out of Network Benefits 


Schedule of Events:

Monday, May 9 6 - 7:30 pm  Legislative Training 
  7:30 - 9 pm Networking Dinner
Tuesday, May 10 8 - 9:00 am Breakfast and Legislative Refresher
  10 am - 3 pm Visits with Legislators; lunch on your own


*Business attire recommended for Monday and Tuesday events 

* NYSPA Members must reserve their accommodations directly with The Desmond and secure with their credit card. Click here and enter "Promotional or access code" 12821 or call the hotel 518-869-8100 and ask for the New York State Psychological Association block. The bill will be paid by NYSPA at checkout. NYSPA will cover room rate only; members are responsible for any ancillary charges. Members must cancel outside of 24 hours or they will be charged the $131 room rate and NYSPA will not be responsible for the costs.  No other travel costs will be covered by NYSPA.