2017 School of Governmental Finance - October 23-27 in Jacksonville

 

Conference Program

List of Attendees

 

Monday, October 23

8:00 a.m. - 4:40 a.m.     Boot Camp Day 1

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m
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Introduction to Governmental Accounting - Beth Horacek
Fraud Overview and Mitigation Strategies - Protecting from Fraud - Chris Wilson and Nick Ferrer
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Accounting for Capital Assets - Roberto Martinez
Revenue Diversification - Jared Meyer
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Communication - Making it Work - Suzanne Butsch
Estimating Revenue - Jared Meyer
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Leadership - It's Up To You - Nicole Gasparri
Banking Services Overview and Updates - Rene O'Day and Clayton Meng
 

Tuesday, October 24

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Grant Compliance from The Auditor's Eyes - Patrick Smith and Jeffrey Zeichner
Integrating Operating and CIP Budgets - Louis "Joly" Boglioli
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Grant Agreements and Requirements for Local Governments - Deirdre Joseph
FEMA 101 - Nicole Gasparri, Additional 1, Additional 2
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
You're the Boss - Now What? Overcoming the Challenges of Management and Supervision - Bradley Burbaugh
Red Flags of Fraud and What You Can Do - John Byrd
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
What is Your Budgeting Method? - Jan Brewer
Getting Others to See Your Priorities - Team-Building at It's Finest - David Jang

Wednesday, October 25

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Intermediate Governmental Accounting - Justin Stankiewicz and Alan Nast
Revenue Enhancement Opportunities for Enterprise Funds - Bryan Mantz
Public Records for State and Local Agencies - Pat Gleason
Financial Reporting of Deferred Inflows & Outflows - Trey Scott and Daniel Anderson

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Budgeting Priorities - Tommy Crosby
Managing Investments Portfolio in Rising Interest Rate Environment or Vice Versa if Rates Keep Falling - Jon Hyman and Phlip Borozny 
 Are You Prepared For you External Audit? - Racquel McIntosh and Patricia White
Strong Brand, Strong Revenues: How Community/County Branding & Place Marketing Drive Economic Growth - Will Ketchum 

1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Advanced Commitment to Excellence Award Winner: "Virtual Fund Analysis" - Paul Guzenski, Lorraine Plakstis, Wayne Hart, and Shannon Ramsey-Chessman
Post-employment Benefits - Post and Pre-Implementation GASB 74 & 75 - Stephen Blann

3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
GASB 72&79 - Fair Value Hierarchy and Investment Pools - Kevin Smith
Advanced Commitment to Excellence Award Honorable Mention: "Electronic Recording" - Traci Philips and Kristi Hugar
 

Thursday, October 26

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Constitutional Revision Commission Update - David Cruz and Carolyn Timmann
Budget Communication with Constitutional Officers and Other Governments - Bradley Arnold
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Is It Time To Raise Rates, Fees and Create Assessments? - Darrel Thomas and Jennifer Desrosiers
Understanding Benchmarking: Concepts and Developing a Benchmark Exercise - Kevin Webb
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
CAFR Preparation & How to Excel and Achieve the GFOA Award for Your Government - John Hulsey
The Impact of Economic Development on Your Budget - Diane Reichard
 
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Pension and OPEB Benefit Comprehension - Matt Plachta, Christine O'NealMichael Merlob (Additional Information), and Frank Wan
Aligning the Strategies to the Budget - Doug Thomas
 

Friday, October 27

8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Advanced Governmental Accounting - Andrew Laflin
Transitioning from Finance/Budget to City/County Management - Howard Kunik
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Internal Controls from an Auditor's Perspective - John CareyKurt Fritsch, and Margie Shannon (additional information)
Bank Financing Versus Bond Issue Options - Jeff Larson and Jerry Boop