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2016 Annual Conference Presentations & Surveys

 
 
 
Please remember to complete the online surveys that are listed below. Feedback from our attendees on the quality and diversity of the FGFOA Annual Conference helps to determine future conference programs.
 
Saturday, June 11
Leadership Pre-Conference
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
 
Investing Pre-Conference
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Economic Update - Jack Ablin
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Best Practices in Investments - From an Auditor's Perspective - Jeff Larson & Andrew Laflin
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Investing Funds in a Rising Interest Rate Environment - Michael Nguyen & Mercy Ndungu
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Putting it all Together - An Investment Simulation - Jeff Larson, Michael Nguyen, Brian Hextell & Rene O'Day
 
Sunday, June 12
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. 
Sponsoring Defined Benefit Plan and "Enterprise Risk Management" - Tom Lowman & Kris Seets
 
GASB Update - David Bean
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. 
GASB Hot Topics - David Bean
 
Easing the Pain: Using your Actuarial Analysis to Control Workers' Compensation Costs - Lisa Chanzit & Cindy Wood
 
Monday, June 13
8:00 a.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Beginner Boot Camp Day 1- Lynda Dennis
 
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 
10:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lean Today to Change Tomorrow: Successfully Implementing Lean Six Sigma - Mike Sibley
 
Retirement Plans - How to Assess the Health of Yours and Prescriptions for Recovery - Steve Gordon & Bradley Heinrichs
 
Local Government Accountability Update - Garry Green, Derek Noonan, and Christina Smith
 
Unconventional Vision - Nancy Clutts & Darren Gray
 
1:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. 
Accounting Complexities Facing Local Government  - Andrew Laflin
 
Labor Law for Government Professionals - Michael Roper & Joseph Tessitore, Presentation 2, Presentation 3
 
The Latest Trends in Banking Technology - Corbin Hankins & Mary Harrington
 
The Role of Internal Controls in Financial Reporting - John Grady
 
3:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. 
Emerging Leaders in Local Government - The Honorable Matt Surrency
 
Investing Funds on a Rising Interest Rate Environment - John Burford & Jeffrey Kern
 
Pensions and Other Post-Employment Benefits - Stephen Blann
 
Workers' Compensation and the Impact of the Heart Bill on Municipal Budgeting - David Lodwick
 
Tuesday, June 14
 
8:00 a.m. - 5:10 p.m. 
Beginner Boot Camp Day 2- Lynda Dennis
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 
Best Practices for an Effective Year-End Closing Process - Lance Schmidt, Tom KingBill Spinelli 
 
Moving Financials to the Cloud - Brian Battles & Ray Elwell
 
Other Investments - Is the Risk Worth the Return? - Steven Alexander & David Jang
 
Panel Discussion on Revenue Diversification - Frank DiPaolo & David Keller
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 
Capital Financing Plan - What Are My Options? - Marianne Edmonds & Robert Ori
 
Integrating IT into the Audit Process - Brett Friedman & Andrew Weidenhamer
 
Legislative Update - Amber Hughes & Davin Suggs
 
Retirement Plans; Fiduciary Best Practices - Jamie Hayes
 
11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday Business Luncheon
Crystal Ballroom H
 
 
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. 
Award Winning CAFR's - Donna Collins
 
Budget Planning and Forecasting - Diane Reichard, Attachment 1, Attachment 2, Attachment 3, Attachment 4
 
How to Communicate Financial Information to Citizens and Elected Officials - Ken Burke & Darrel Thomas
 
New Police and Fire Pension Legislation for Chapters 175 and 185 - Jim Linn, TOPB Presentation
 
3:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. 
Cyber Security, Data Breach and PCI Compliance - Jeffrey Palgon
 
Determining and Appropriate Investment Return Assumption for Pension Plans - Rose Guillette & Jim Rizzo
 
Economic Update and Market Outlook - Amy Baker, Kay Chandler, Mel Hamilton, and Julie Hughes
 
Steps to Minimize Fraud - Bill Blend
 
Wednesday, June 15
 
8:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 
Ethics- Bill Blend
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 
Development & Implementation of Special Assessment Programs - Sandi Melgarejo, Jeff Rackley, and Robert Sheets
 
Fraud Detection and Prevention - Dawn Hess-Fischer & Roland Tufts
 
Implementing the OMB's New Super Circular - Anne Fritz
 
Sunshine Law and Public Records - Pat Gleason
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 
Affordable Care Act Update - Kate Grangard
 
Pension Investments - Active vs. Passive? - Grant Kalson & Norman Meltz
 
Performance Data... What Are You Afraid Of? - Susan Boyer & Randy Phillips
 
Yellow Book and Single Audit Update - Bruce Nunnally

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