Past Webinars

 

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Date  
               
Webinar Title  Speaker(s)    
 November 21, 2019 ADA Compliance Accessibility of Documents on Local Government Websites Don Torrez and Nancy Hahlbeck, Certified Accessibility Coordinators, CivicPlus

 October 17, 2019 457(B) Deferred Compensation Plans Fiduciary Responsibility Frank Wan, Senior Vice President Burgess Chambers & Associates, Inc.  

 September 19, 2019  XBRL (HB 1073) Michelle Savage, VP, Communication, XBRL US and Shannon N. Sohl, Ph.D., CPA, Senior Research Associate at Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental Studies

August 15, 2019

Retirement Plans - GASB & Reporting

Barbara Boyd, CPA, Partner, and Ryan Tucker, CPA, Partner, Purvis, Gray and Company

July 25, 2019

Legislative Update

Amber Hughes, Senior Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities

May 16, 2019

Economic Update

Henry H. Fishkind, Ph.D., Director; Kyle Jones, Managing Director, The PFM Group

April 4, 2019

Developing a Better Budget Process

Will Payne, Performance & Budget Manager, City of Largo; Tyler Thompson, Management Analyst III, City of Largo

February 21, 2019

Best Practices for E-Payables and Purchasing Cards

Megan Gaillard, Palm Beach County Office of Inspector General

December 20, 2018

Ethics, Public Records & Sunshine Law

Chevelle D. Nubin, MMC, Village Clerk, Village of Wellington, Florida

August 16, 2018 

Cost Allocation Plans

Troy Tangen, Vice President, Financial Services, Maximus; Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa

July 29, 2018 

GASB 87

Brian W. Caputo, Ph.D., C.P.A., Board Member, Governmental Accounting Standards Board; Vice President for Administrative Affairs & Chief Financial Officer, College of DuPage, Illinois

May 17, 2018

Legislative Update 

Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities

April 19, 2018

Economic Update 

David Jang, Water Walker Investments

February 15, 2018 

Adapting to a Multi-Generational Workforce

Dr. Scott Paine, Florida League of Cities University

January 18, 2018 

Accounting for Capital Assets/GASB 34 

Joel Knopp, CPA, Shareholder, MSL CPAs and Advisors

December 14, 2017    

Grants - Uniform Guidance / Tracking & Reporting

Marc A. Grace, C.P.A., Partner, Keefe McCullough; and Stephen P. Emery, C.P.A., Manager, Keefe McCullough

August 17, 2017

Fiduciary Considerations for Governmental Retirement Plans

Frank Wan, Senior Vice President, Burgess Chambers & Associates, Inc

July 20, 2017 

FGFOA Basic Government Resource Manual

Eduardo Castaneda, Moore Stephens and Lovelace, and Melissa Burns, Chair of Technical Resources Committee

May 18, 2017

Legislative Update

Amber Hughes, Senior Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities

April 20, 2017

GFOA Budget Award

John Fishbein, Senior Program Manager, GFOA

February 16, 2017

ERP - Common Implementation Mistakes

David Cruz, Assistant General Counsel, Florida League of Cities and Clay Austin, Assistant Director of Trust Services, Florida League of Cities

January 19, 2017  

IT Controls

John Christly, Chief Information Security Officer, Netsurion and Eventtracker and William Blend, Shareholder, Moore, Stephens, Lovelace, P.A.

December 15, 2016

Current Trends in Public Finance and Capital Markets & Continuing Disclosure Update (separate presentations - links under speakers)

Erik Dingwall, Managing Director, BLX. Margaret Lexcano, Managing Director, Stifel. Alex Bugallo, Managing Director, Stifel.

September 15, 2016

The Overtime Rule: What You Need to Know

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

Eric R. Johnson, MPA, Assistant County Administrator, Hillsborough County 

July 20, 2016

Internal Controls - From A to Z an How to Why

Paul Perry, FHFMA, CITP, CPA, Senior Manager, Director of Security Services, Warren Averett 

May 19, 2016

GASB Statements No. 74 & 75

Michelle Blackstock, CPA/CITP, Crowe Horwath LLP

April 14, 2016

Legislative Update

Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Policy Director, Florida Association of Counties 

March 17, 2016

Economic Update - Bonds - Investments

David Jang, Partner, Client Advisory Services, Wertz York Capital Management 

February 18, 2016

Budgeting

Sherry Mehl, Director of Administration and Budget, Putnam County Clerk of Courts 

December 17, 2015

Transparency in Local Government

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

Michael D. Futterman, CPA, Partner, Assurance Services, Marcum LLP

August 20, 2015

IRS Affordable Care Act Reporting            

Kate Grangard, CPA, CFO/COO, Gehring Group

July 30, 2015

Legislative Review and Changes to Police & Firefighter Pension Law

Kraig Conn, Amber Hughes, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Florida Association of Counties 

May 19, 2015

Municipal Bond Market Update, Continuing Disclosure, and Other Post-Issuance Requirements

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

Israel Gomez, CPA, Partner and Marc Grace, CPA, Manager, Keefe McCullough CPAs & Trusted Advisors 

March 19, 2015

Leadership             

Nicole Gasparri, CGFO, Organizational Program Manager, City of Boca Raton 

February 19, 2015

Budgeting Basics

Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa 

December 18, 2014

GASB's New Pension Standards

Garry Green, Chief, Bureau of Research and Member Communications, Division of Retirement, Department of Management Services, State of Florida 

October 30, 2014

Performance Measurement & Benchmarking - Charting Success

Susan Boyer, FBC Executive Director

August 19, 2014

Overview of the Top Risks & the Keys to a Successful Implementation of an ERP System

K. Adam Glover, CISA, Senior Associate, Risk Advisory Services Group, Orlando 

July 17, 2014

The New Securities and Exchange Commission Municipal Advisor (MA) Rule

John Cross, Director of Municipal Securities Office, Securities and Exchange Commission; Peg Henry- Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with Jeffries Muni  Compliance , previously General Counsel to the MSRB (Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board), Member of National Association of Bond Lawyers; Alexandra MacLennan-Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP; Member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bond Lawyers; and Ben Watkins-Director of the State of Florida Division of Bond Finance and Chair of the GFOA Committee on Governmental Debt Management

June 19, 2014

Variable Annuity Plans Allocation of Risks in Hybrid Pension Plans

Donald E. Fuerst, Senior Pension Fellow, American Academy of Actuaries; James J. Rizzo, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant & Actuary, Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company

 April 29, 2014

Municipal Bond Market Update & A Look Ahead

Jay Glover and David Moore, Managing Directors of  Public Financial Management, Inc.

 March 20, 2014

Leadership

Daniel R. Vicker, Ph.D. - Student and CPM Society Liaison - Florida Center for Public Management 

 February 20, 2014

It's a Matter of Interest

Leonard Chubinsky, Senior Corporate Counsel & Secretary; Robert Claiborne, CFA, Director, Head of Credit Research; Miriam Cleary, Regional Director, Public Sector Group; Samira Mattin, Vice President, Portfolio Management; Marc H. McClure, CFA, Vice President, Portfolio Management; David Witthohn, CFA, CIPM, Director, Public Sector Group, Cutwater Asset Management

 December 19, 2013

Budgeting

Todd Bond, Budget Officer, Polk County Board of County Commissioners - Bartow

October 17, 2013 

Florida Revenue Sharing 

Robert W. Mckee, Chief Economist, Florida Department of Revenue, Tallahassee, FL

 August 15, 2013

An Update on Health Care Reform

Clay Austin, Director of Group Health, Florida League of Cities - Orlando; D. Michael Jones, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant, Towers Watson-Atlanta

 July 18, 2013

Fair Labor Standards Act

William L (Roy) Richardson, Jr., Community Outreach and Planning Specialist, US Dept of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

May 16, 2013 

The Auditor General Update

Michael J. Gomez, CPA, Audit Supervisor, Florida Auditor General - Tallahassee; Beau Brooks, CPA, Lead Senior Auditor, Florida Auditor General - Tallahassee

March 14, 2013 

U.S. & Florida Economic Update 

Sean M. Snaith, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Economic Competitiveness, University of Central Florida

February 14, 2013 

Legislative Policy Statements and Update

David Keller, Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer, City of Weston & Kent Olson, Deputy Treasurer-Clerk, City of Tallahassee

January 24, 2013 

Costing Government Goods and Services

Dr. Clifford McCue, Associate Professor, School of Public Administration Florida Atlantic University 

 December 13, 2012

Payables (1099 Reporting) and W2 Preparation

Fernando Echevarria, Federal, State and Local Government Specialist, Internal Revenue Service

 October 25, 2012

GASB Reporting Standards Update; GASB 54 and GASB 60-64

William Blend, CPA, Shareholder, Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A., Orlando, Florida

  August 22, 2012

Investing Florida Public Funds During Unusual Times

Scott Prickett, Manageing Director, Glenn Scott, Senior Vice President, Julie Hughes, Senior Vice President - Davidson Fixed Income Management

 July 24, 2012

Legislative Update

Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities & Davin Suggs, Senior Legislative Advocate, Florida Association of Counties

April 25, 2012 

Auditor General Update

Anita Marlowe & Beau Brooks, Florida Auditor General's Office 

 March 8, 2012

Employment Tax Updates and Common Audit Issues

Sheree Cunningham, Federal State & Local Government 

 February 16, 2012 

Pension Reform

James W. Linn, Shareholder, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.; James J. Rizzo, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant & Actuary, Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company; Christopher Lyons, CPA, CGFO, CPFO, Director of Financial Administration, City of Sarasota; FGFOA President 

January 26, 2012 

Priority Driven Budgeting: An Alternative to Incremental Budgeting

Steven G. Chapman, II, CPFO, Director of Finance, North Lauderdale 

 December 15, 2011

The Current Market for Treasury Management & Your Cash Flow Modeling

Mitchell P. York, CFA, Principal, Wertz York Capital Management Group

 October 13, 2011

How to Manage Your Investments

Jeffrey Larson, Mark C. Mason and Dr. Donald E. Weber

 September 14, 2011

Safety Liquidity and Yield in a Low Interest Rate Environment 

James Womack and Dustin Heintz

 August 18, 2011

Traditional Investment Choices and Emerging Alternatives

Steven Alexander and David Jang