Western Holiday Seminar 2020

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm | Virtual Seminar

2020/21 Economic Update - The Past is Prologue (1:10 PM to 2:00 PM) 

The 2020 election results, the COVID-19 pandemic, restricted revenue streams and the uncertain prospects for Federal financial assistance have all come together to challenge the public sector like none other.  Learn where the economy is, what financial indicators are showing for 2021 and the prospects for economic recovery in New York and the Western Region. 

1 CPE - Advisory Services / 1 GFI Elective Credit

Dimitri Delis, Ph.D., Senior Econometric Analyst, Piper Sandler & Co.

Grant Accounting Overiew (2:10 PM to 3:00 PM)

This session provides an overview of best practices with regard to grant accounting, how municipalities can organize accounting for grants with regard to overlapping grant years and fiscal years, and what auditors are looking for when it comes to single audits.

1 CPE - Accounting (Gov't) / 1 GFI Elective Credit

Seth Hennard, CPA, Principal, Lumsden & McCormick, LLP

Governmental Accounting Update (3:10 PM to 4:00 PM)

There has been  a series of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements approved over the past couple of years which, even with some implementation effective dates being delayed due to the pandemic, governmental financial statement preparers should be aware.  From leasing and debt disclosures to conduit debt obligations and public/private partnerships, learn more about what the GASB has recently approved and it's impact on your entity's accounting and financial statements.

1 CPE - Accounting (Gov't) / 1 GFI Elective Credit

Presenter:  Kathryn Barrett, CPA, Director, Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.






  • Payment should be made in advance.
  • If you need a hard copy of registration, please contact the office. 
  • A recording of the program will be sent to all registrants.


  • CPE- Only confirmed viewers of the live program can receive CPE credits.
  • GFI- Credit can be earned from both live and recordings of the program.


  • Cancellation notices must be made in writing and emailed to info@nygfoa.org.
  • Cancellations made up to one week prior to the event, will be refunded the registration fee less an administrative fee of $15.00.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than one week before the event; the registrant is liable for the full amount of registration.
  • No Shows are liable for all registration fees.
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December 8th, 2020 1:00 PM through  4:00 PM
The Comfort of Your Home or Office, NY
Event Fee(s)
Seminar Fees
Member $ 60.00
Non-Member $ 90.00