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NYSCAA & NYSWDA's Annual Professional Development Conference: Celebrating Our Accomplishments & Forging Ahead

The New York State Community Action Association (NYSCAA) and the New York State Weatherization Directors Association (NYSWDA) are pleased to announce the dates for our 2022 annual conference. The conference will be September 29-30, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rochester, New York!

The 2022 Annual Conference will bring together representatives from New York's Community Action and Weatherization Agencies. Conference participants will gather to learn, be inspired, inspire others, and discuss strategies for meeting new challenges. We invite you to come to gain insights from a wide variety of speakers – from Community Action and Weatherization staff to academicians, policymakers, and more at this event!


Registration Rates:

  • NYSCAA & NYSWDA Members: $299
  • Non-Members: $329
  • Community Action & Weatherization Awards Gala: $65

The deadline to register for the conference is September 6, 2022.

Please note: A ticket to the Community Action & Weatherization Awards Gala is included in your conference registration fee. 

Cancellation Policy: To receive a refund, cancellations must be sent, in writing, to Charles Barbay, [email protected], by September 15, 2022. Registered guests who cancel after September 15, 2022 will be able to transfer their registration to someone else.

Click here to register for NYSCAA & NYSWDA's Annual ConferenCE

Conference Agenda:

The preliminary conference agenda is now available!

Sponsors and Exhibitors:

If you are looking to brand your organization as an industry expert and spotlight your leadership and commitment to supporting NYSCAA’s mission of preventing and reducing poverty, consider joining us as an exhibitor or sponsor!

Click here to view the conference sponsor and exhibitor packages

Hotel Room Block:

This year's Annual Conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rochester, New York. The hotel room block is now open, but don't wait, rooms are filling up fast! Book your room, today! If you need additional assistance, please contact the Hyatt at (585) 546-1234 or click here to find contact information by Region.

Room Rate:
  • Single or Double: $114.00/night
Click here to book a room

COVID-19 Protocols and Requirements for Conference Attendees:

COVID-19 conditions can change swiftly. We thank you in advance for your understanding and flexibility as we navigate hosting an in-person conference during these times and enact protocols to protect the health and safety of all guests!

We will continue to monitor and update safety precautions for the Annual Conference regularly and coordinate with trusted national resources, state and local public health agencies, and the hotels/venues hosting the event.

At this time, we ask that attendees not attend the event if they do not feel well, be prepared to mask at the event, and take a test no more than 24 hours before leaving for the event. We are committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment in which to learn.