December 9, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Gideon Putnam, Saratoga Springs. Hosted by the Fiscal Policy Institute and Cornell University’s Community Regional Development Institute, this dynamic free event represents a collaboration of unions, management, municipalities, schools and academia. It builds from the 2011 State of Upstate New York conference and the March 2014 State of Cities conference. Municipal and school district officials, union leaders, fiscal administrators, state legislators and staffers, New York State agency representatives are all invited to attend. Learn more and register.