2016 School of Governmental Finance
October 24-28
Fort Myers, FL



Monday, October 24
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Introduction to Governmental Accounting - Brent Thurmond and Greg James
Municipal Debt Market and SEC Money Market Reform Review - Steven Alexander
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Real-life Case Studies in Fraud - Laura Krueger Brock
The Tax Collector's Office Annual Budget Request: Partnering with the Department of Revenue and the Board of the County Commissioners to Deliver the Best Services to the Citizens - Randy Mask
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Budget Process 101 - Jan Brewer
Encouraging the Heart - Larry Ferguson
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Leading the next Generation into the Future - Nicole Gasparri
Portfolio Management - Roundtable - Philip Borozny and Brian McMillin
 
Tuesday, October 25
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Intermediate Governmental Accounting - Alan Nast and Justin Stankiewicz
The Truth Behind the TRIM - Letecia Blick
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
OMB Uniform Grant Guidance - Bill Blend
Treasury Investment Management - John Grady and Jeffrey Kern
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Best Practices - Preparing for your External Audit - Paul Guzenski, Trey Long and Danielle Beard
Management 101 - Lawrence Capuder
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
IDK, LOL, TTYL .... - Nicole Gasparri
Sharing the Revenue: Overview of the Revenue Sources that Passed to the Local Governments from the State - John Lege and Kelly Strickland

Beginner Boot Camp:

October 24-25: 
Speaker: Lynda Dennis
 

 CGFO Review Courses:

Tuesday, October 25
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Accounting and Financial Reporting 
 
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Treasury Management
 
Wednesday, October 26
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Municipal Budgeting
 
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Financial Administration
 
Thursday, October 27
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Debt Administration
Speaker: Thomas Klinker

Wednesday, October 26
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Accounting Dilemmas? Where Do You Find the Answers to Your Questions? - Bert Martinez
Public Records 101, Public Records Requests & Legislation - Dionte Gavin and Pat Gleason
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Capital Budgeting for Short-Term Assets - John Hulsey and Diane Reichard
Debt 101 - Jeff Larson
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Advanced Internal Controls - Lynda Dennis
Local Government Accountability Update - Kathy Dubose and Derek Noonan
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
GASB Update - Jack Reagan
ACE Award Presentations "Spending in the Sunshine" Site for Financial Transparency - Ken Burke, Anne Lawler and Carole Sanzeri
 
Thursday, October 27
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Financial Planning for Enterprise Funds - Tips and Strategies - Bryan Mantz
From Theory to Reality - Advanced Accounting - Andrew Laflin
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
The Capital Budget as a Strategic Planning Tool - Cindy Kelley
The IIiad, Hurricanes and Economic Forecast and Liquidity Estimating - Cash Flow Forecasting - Ben Finkelstein and Kevin Webb
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Pensions: Turning Struggles into Successes - Scott Anderson
Prioritizing Priorities - Establishing Budget Priorities when Elected Officals Consider Everything to be a Number One Priority - Meridy Semones
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Capital Markets Update - Bond Financing Process and Refunding Opportunities - Alex Bugallo and Matt Sansbury
Public Trust, it is more than Financial Transparency - Jon Lewis
 
Friday, October 28
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
ACE Award: How to Leverage Paperlesss, Electronic Workflows and Approvals (Signatures) to Improve Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency in all Areas of a Clerk of Court/Comptroller's Office - Daniel Klein
Current Trends in - Banking for the Public Sector - Michael Diab and Eileen Roberts
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Investing in a 'FED Up' Market Rate Environment - Jeffrey Kern
Preparing Your Organization's Operating Budget - GFOA Best Practices - Maria Joyner