NEW in 2020! There will be a set of concurrent sessions on Wednesday, April 1st from 3:00 - 4:15 pm. This set of concurrent sessions is part of the Annual Conference and is included in the conference fee.  

 See the full list of Session Descriptions Here

Tuesday March 31, 2020

 
7:00 am - 6:00 pm * Pre-Conference Program Registration Open
7:45 am - 9:00 am * Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 12:00 pm * Foundations Budgeting [GFI] (4 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt) 
9:00 am - 4:30 pm * Advanced Debt Management [GFI] (7 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm * Lunch (For pre-conference program attendees only)
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm * Foundations Cash Management [GFI] (4 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm * Ethics in Government [GFI] (4 CPE-Professional Ethics)
  * Pre-Conference Programs must be registered for separately. 

Wednesday April 1, 2020

 
7:00 am - 2:00 pm * Pre-Conference Program Registration Open
7:45 am - 9:00 am * Continental Breakfast 
8:30 am - 12:00 pm * Advanced Budgeting Best Practices [GFI] (4 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
8:30 am - 12:00 pm * EXCEL Advanced: Finance Office Tools (4 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm * Lunch (For pre-conference program attendees only)
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm * Advanced Cash Management Best Practices [GFI] (4 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm * 2020 GAAP Update   (4 CPE-Accounting - Govt)
  * Pre-Conference Programs must be registered for separately. 
   

 Annual Conference Officially Begins

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Conference Registration and Exhibitor Hall Opens

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions #1 (Each Session Eligible for 1.5 GFI Elective Credits / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • What's New in Procurement at NYS OGS (1.5 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)  Note: This session replaces 'Participatory Budgeting: The New Frontier'
  • The Trouble with Tax Caps (1.5 CPE-Taxation - Govt)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception (for ALL attendees and exhibitors)
   

Thursday April 2, 2020

 
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Conference Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:45 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Exhibits Open
9:05 am - 10:20 am Keynote Presentation: POWER Tactics That Get Leaders Results- Matt Episcopo (2 CPE: Advisory Services - Personal Development / 2 GFI Elective Credits)
10:20 am - 10:50 am Visit the Exhibitors Coffee Break
10:50 am - 11:30 am GFI Graduation & Annual Business Meeting (ALL are welcome!)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm to 1:50 pm Concurrent Sessions #2 (Each Session Eligible for 1 GFI Elective Credit / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • Automating Time and Attendance (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • GASB 87: New Guidance for Leasing (1 CPE-Accounting - Govt)
  • Public Sector Investment: The Basics  (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
2:10 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions #3 (Each Session Eligible for 1 GFI Elective Credit / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • XBRL: Future of Financial Reporting (1 CPE-Accounting - Govt)
  • Debt Refinancing Do's and Don'ts (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • State Retirement System Update  (1 CPE Specialized Knowledge - Govt)

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Visit the Exhibitors Ice Cream Break
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Concurrent Sessions #4 (Each Session Eligible for 1 GFI Elective Credit / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • Considerations Before Applying for Grants (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • GASB 84: Fiduciary Activities (1 CPE-Accounting - Govt)
  • ACA and Health Care Costs 2020  (1 CPE Advisory Services - Finance - Govt)
4:40 pm - 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions #5 (Each Session Eligible for 1 GFI Elective Credit / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • Special Pay Plans and Your Retirement (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • Abandoned Property Laws and Regs. (1 CPE Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • Yellow Book Audits:  What Finance Officers Need to Know (1 CPE-Auditing - Govt)
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm Cocktail Reception (For all registered attendees and exhibitors)
6:45 pm Banquet Dinner
8:30 pm Casino Night (benefiting the Schoenfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund)
   

Friday April 3, 2020

 
7:30 am - 12:30 pm Conference Registration Open
7:15 am - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:30 pm Exhibits Open
8:20 am - 9:10 am Concurrent Sessions #6 (Each Session Eligible for 1 GFI Elective Credit / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • Current Events and Your Debt Issue (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • Cybersecurity Threats: Code Red (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • The New Blue Book and You (1 CPE-Accounting - Govt) 
9:30 am - 10:20 am Concurrent Sessions #7 (Each Session Eligible for 1 GFI Elective Credit / CPE Category Noted with Each Session)
 
  • Developing an Internal Audit Function (1 CPE-Auditing - Govt)
  • Succession Planning in the Finance Office  (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
  • Rating Agency Update (1 CPE-Specialized Knowledge - Govt)
10:20 am - 10:40 am Visit the Exhibitors Coffee Break
10:40 am - 11:30 am SFY 2021 State Budget Overview (1 CPE - Advisory Services - Govt | 1 GFI Elective Credit)
11:40 am - 12:30 pm The Financial Impacts of Hemp Legalization in New York   (1 CPE - Advisory Services - Govt | 1 GFI Elective Credit)
12:30 pm NYGFOA 2020 Annual Conference Concludes

 

*Agenda Subject to Change

 

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