FGFOA Webinars

Participation is free and only available to current FGFOA Members. Please make sure to keep your FGFOA membership current to be eligible to receive upcoming Webinar announcements via email.

Registration information is emailed directly to all members as each webinar draws near; approximately two weeks prior to each webinar. This is a great opportunity to earn free CPE credits! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. This confirmation is unique to you, and you will need that link to log-in and connect to the Webinar.

For additional information regarding registration, please contact Merrily Bennett at (850) 701-3677.

FGFOA 2016/2017 Webinar Schedule
Webinar Topics are Subject to Change

January   IT Controls  01/19/2017  2:00 - 3:40
February  ERP - Common Implementation Mistakes  02/16/2017  2:00 - 3:40
March   No Webinar    
April  GFOA Budget Award  04/20/2017  2:00 - 3:40
May  Legislative Update  05/18/2017  2:00 - 3:40
June  No-Webinar, Annual Conference    
July  FGFOA Basic Government Resource Manual  07/20/2017  2:00 - 3:40

Current Webinar
April 20, 2017 Building a Better Budget Document
Speaker: John Fishbein, Senior Program Manager, GFOA

Past Webinars
February 16, 2017 Constitutional Revision Commission (CRC) & Healthcare Reform Update/Wellness Initiatives in the Workplace
Speakers: David Cruz, Assistant General Counsel and Clay Austin, Assistant Director of Trust Services, Florida League of Cities

January 19, 2017 Cloud Computing
Speakers: John Christly, Chief Information Security Officer, Netsurion and EventTracker, and William Blend, CPA, CFE, Moore Stephens and Lovelace

December 15, 2016 
Current Trends in Public Finance and Capital Markets & Continuing Disclosure Update
(separate presentations - links under speakers)
Speakers: Kelly Cochran, HR Director, Warren Averett Workplace; Gerriann Fagan, Warren Averett Workplace; Arnold (Trip) Umback III, Attorney, Starness Davis Florie

August 18, 2016 Strategic Planning, Performance Measures, and Benchmarks
Speaker: Eric R. Johnson, MPA, Assistant County Administrator, Hillsborough County 

Speaker: Paul Perry, FHFMA, CITP, CPA, Senior Manager, Director of Security Services, Warren Averett 
Speaker: Michelle Blackstock, CPA/CITP, Crowe Horwath LLP
April 14, 2016 Legislative Update 
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Policy Director, Florida Association of Counties 
Speaker: David Jang, Partner, Client Advisory Services, Wertz York Capital Management 
February 18, 2016 Budgeting
Speaker: Sherry Mehl, Director of Administration and Budget, Putnam County Clerk of Courts 
Speakers: Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Pinellas County, and Samantha Wolfe, Interim Senior Strategic Planner, City of Gainesville
October 15, 2015 GASB Hot Topics
Speaker: Michael D. Futterman, CPA, Partner, Assurance Services, Marcum LLP 
August 20, 2015 IRS Affordable Care Act Reporting, and handout: Form 1095-C
Speaker: Kate Grangard, CPA, CFO/COO, Gehring Group 
Speakers: Kraig Conn, Amber Hughes, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Florida Association of Counties
Speakers: Erik Dingwall, Managing Director, BLX Group LLC, Jim Kelly, Director, RBC Capital Markets, and Julie Santamaria, Director, RBC Capital Markets
April 16, 2015 Internal Control over Financial Reporting
Speakers: Israel Gomez, CPA, Partner and Marc Grace, CPA, Manager, Keefe McCullough CPAs & Trusted Advisors

March 19, 2015 Leadership 
Speaker: Nicole Gasparri, CGFO, Organizational Program Manager, City of Boca Raton  
February 19, 2015 Budgeting Basics 
Speaker: Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa 
CPE Reporting Verification:  Your participation will be recorded through the webinar software.  You must be present and signed in the entire 100 minutes to receive credit.  The FGFOA will receive a verification report after the webinar and will prepare the CPE certificates.  You should receive your certificate via email in approximately 30 days.  

Past Webinar Presentations