Schedule at a Glance

This is a tentative conference schedule and subject to change.

 Saturday May 30, 2020
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. Leadership Pre-Conference Seminar (6 hrs. TB, 2 hrs. BEH)
                (Additional fee and pre-registration required)

8:00 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. Investment Pre-Conference Seminar (8 hrs. TB)
                (Additional fee and pre-registration required)
 
 Sunday May 31, 2020
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Golf Tournament
    (Additional fee and pre-registration required)

9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open

11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. First-Time Attendee Orientation

1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
GASB Update (AA)

1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Six Sigma (TB)

2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. GASB Hot Topics (AA) 

3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Management Leadership Skills for First-Time Supervisors (BEH)

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Association Night Reception

8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hospitality Suite Open 
 
Monday June 1, 2020
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Opening General Session (BEH)

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Auditor General and Department of Financial Services Update (AA)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Economic Update (TB)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Building Organizational and Leadership Performance (TB)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. System Redundancy and Utilizing Systems to Fullest Potential: Haven't We Seen This Before? (TB)

11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. FGFOA 2019-2020 Standing Committee Meetings

11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. OPEB Lessons Learned (AA)

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Budget Busting Pension Assumptions (TB)

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.         Strategies for Developing Effective and Excellent Presentation Skills (BEH)

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Actuarial Risk Management: You've Got a Tiger by the Tail (TB)

1:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. GASB 87 Implementation Update (AA)

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Budgeting for Capital Expenditures (TB)

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. How Pension and OPEB Risks Impact Credit (TB)

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Ransomware: Don't Be a Victim! (TB)

3:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:35 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Hot Topics in Taxes Impacting Local Governments (AA)

3:35 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Public Records Law (TB)

3:35 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Debt: Financing Options Used for Public Infrastructure (TB)

3:35 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. ERP Implementation from the Pros (TB)

5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Emerging Leaders’ Networking Event

8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Hospitality Suite Open
 
 Tuesday June 2, 2020
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Introduction to Governmental Accounting (AA)

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Legislative Update (TB)

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Bank Account/Investment Account - Fraud Prevention (TB)

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Importance of Project Management (TB)

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.         Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.     Financial Reporting Complexities in Local Governments (AA)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.   How Do You Solve the Hurricane Problem? FEMA Challenges and Issues (TB)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.  Strengthening Your People Skills (BEH)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.   Dark Web Effects on Local Governments (TB)

11:50 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.     Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Creating Efficiencies for Internal Audit (AA)

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Best Practices for Retirement Plans: DB, DC and OPEB (TB)

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Strategic Multigenerational Communication (BEH)

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Digital Disbursements and the Metamorphosis of Paper to Electronic Data (TB)

2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Did You Get What You Paid For? Construction Contract Risk and Fiscal Management (AA)

3:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Public Procurement: How to Manage the Acquisition Process (TB)

3:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Making Sense of Dollars and Cents: Breaking Down Financial Information for the Media and the Public (BEH)

3:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Portfolio Investment Consideration: Rethinking Strategies for Bond Market Transition (TB)

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Tuesday Night Event

9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Hospitality Suite Open
 
 Wednesday June 3, 2020
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Updated Overview of the Uniform Guidance Requirements (AA)

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Budgeting for Small Governments (TB)

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Where Are We: Late Cycle or End Cycle? (TB)

8:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Ethics (ETHICS)
                (Additional fee and pre-registration required)

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Show Me the Money! Tips in Grant Writing (TB)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Payments Security and Cyber Fraud (TB)

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
SOC Reports and Their Usefulness (TB)