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The NYGFOA Annual Conference is New York State’s premier event for government finance professionals! Interact with over 600 finance professionals from all levels of state and local government as well as the private sector. Commissioners, comptrollers, directors of finance, financial analysts, treasurers, clerks, supervisors, CFOs, accountants, budget directors, business managers, cash managers, council members, supervisors, and others will be in attendance.
 
 

Regitration & Fees

  • Registration for the Pre-Conference sessions and the Annual Conference is open to all persons interested in government finance.
  • The Annual Conference and Pre-Conference are separate registrations and are accessible via the different links provided below. 
  • If you need a hard copy of the registration form, please contact the office. 
 
 
 Annual Conference Rates
Full schedule below
Member Rate     Non-Member Rate
(gov)
Non-Member Rate
(priv) 
 Early Bird (Ends 2/17/23) $225 $300 $400
 Regular Rate (Begins 2/18/23) $250 $330 $440
Annual Conference Registration  

 

Early Bird Pre-Conference Rates
(Early Bird Ends 2/17/23)
Full schedule below

     Member Rate            Non-Member Rate     
 Foundations Accounting & Financial Reporting (Virtual) $200 $400
 Advanced Accounting (Virtual) $200 $400
 Advanced Financial Reporting (Virtual) $200 $400
 Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs (In-Person) $110 $220
 Priority Based Budgeting (In-Person)  $100 $200
 2023 GASB Update (In-Person)  $100 $200
 Municipal Debt Overview - From Process to Making Good Disclosure (In-Person)  $100 $200
 Strategic Planning - It Can Be Done! (In-Person)  $100 $200

 

Regular Pre-Conference Rates
(Regular Rate Begins 2/18/23)
Full schedule below

     Member Rate           Non-Member Rate     
 Foundations Accounting & Financial Reporting (Virtual)  $220 $440
 Advanced Accounting (Virtual)   $220 $440
 Advanced Financial Reporting (Virtual)   $220 $440
 Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs (In-Person)   $130 $260
 Priority-Based Budgeting (In-Person)   $120 $240
 2023 GASB Update (In-Person)   $120 $240
 Municipal Debt Overview - From Process to Making Good Disclosure (In-Person)  $120 $240
 Strategic Planning - It Can Be Done! (In-Person)   $120 $240

 

CPE & GFI Credits

  • Pre-Conference: Earn up to 27 CPE & GFI credits.
  • Annual Conference: Earn up to 11 CPE & GFI credits.
  • Choose between 20 different sessions on topics related to government finance with one conference registration.
  • You must have your name badge scanned at the completion of the sessions to receive credit.

Conference App

The Conference App will be back again this year.  It will be accessible on smartphones as well as have a desktop feature on computers, laptops, and tablets. With it, you will be able to access your session details including PowerPoints, surveys, important information about exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, and more! You can also connect with other conference attendees, schedule meetings, and post on the internal social wall. Instructions on downloading the Conference App will be sent out in March 2023. 

Meals

  • In-person Pre-Conference sessions include lunch and refreshment breaks.
  • Annual Conference registration includes two breakfasts (Thurs/Fri), several refreshment breaks, one lunch (Thurs), two receptions, one dinner (Thurs) and Thursday evening party/entertainment.
  • Only registered attendees with name badges are permitted to participate in any of the conference activities, including sessions and meals.
  • Please include your dietary restrictions in the field provided when registering for the Conference.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
(pre-conference schedule below)

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
 6:00 - 7:30 pm  Welcome Reception 
Thursday, March 30, 2023
 7:45 - 8:40 am  Breakfast
 8:45 - 10:20 am  Conference Kickoff & Keynote (B YOUR BEST! PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT FOR THE FINANCE OFFICER)
 10:20 - 10:40 am  Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors
 10:45 - 11:30 am  Feature Presenter 
 11:45 - 12:50 pm  Lunch
 1:00 - 1:50 pm   Concurrent Bank #1
     - The New NYS Grant Management System
     - Electronic Payments from A(ACH) to Z(Zelle)
12:45 - 2:00 pm  Concurrent Bank #1A 
     - Rating Agency Update
 2:10 - 3:00 pm  Concurrent Bank #2
   - Government Procurement - Know Your Policies
     - Retaining Talent and Meeting the Needs of the Next Generation 
   - Accounting Update: Compensated Absences and Disclosing Component Units
 3:00 - 3:30 pm  Afternoon Ice Cream & Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors 
 3:30 - 4:20 pm   Concurrent Bank #3
     - Setting User Fees and Charges
   - Outsourcing the Finance Function
 3:30 - 4:45 pm   Concurrent Bank #3A
     - Preparing the New AUD
 4:40 - 5:30 pm   Concurrent Bank #4
   - ARPA Reporting for Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs) 
   - ARPA for Entitlement Units
 6:00 - 6:45 pm   Albany Marriott Sponsored Cocktail Reception 
 6:45 pm  Dinner
 8:30 - 10:00 pm  Game Night: Scholarship Fundraiser
 Friday, March 31, 2023
 7:30 - 8:15 am  Breakfast
 8:30 - 9:20 am  Concurrent Bank #5
   - Preparing the ACFR - Today's Common Errors
   - Developing a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)
8:00 - 9:15 am  Concurrent Bank #5A 
   - Cyber Attack - It's Coming for Your Entity
 9:15 - 9:40 am  Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors 
 9:40 - 10:30 am  Concurrent Bank #6
   - Lifecycle Costing Analysis for Capital Assets
   - Fraud Prevention in Treasury Services
 9:30 - 10:45 am   Concurrent Bank #6A
   - The Latest on Cannabis and Local Governments  
 11:00 - 12:15 pm  Federal Legislative Update
 12:15 pm   Conference Concludes
 
Program subject to change


PRE-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

February/March 2023 (virtual)
 2/23 9am - 1pm & 2/28 9am - 12 pm
  Foundations Accounting & Financial Reporting (2 days)
 3/3 9am - 12p & 3/7 9am -12pm   Advanced Accounting (2 days)
 3/9 9am - 12pm & 3/14 9am - 12pm
  Advanced Financial Reporting (2 days)
   
  Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (In-person)
 8:00 - 12:00 pm  Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs  
 10:00 - 10:50 am   Priority Based Budgeting
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   2023 GASB Update
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Municipal Debt Overview - From Process to Making Good Disclosure
 3:00 - 4:50 pm   Strategic Planning - It Can Be Done!
 
Program subject to change