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The NYGFOA Annual Conference is New York State‚Äôs 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. 
Pre-Conference Registration

Registration & 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. 
  • Click here to download a hard copy of the conference registration. 
 Annual Conference Rates
Full schedule below
Member Rate     Non-Member Rate
(gov)
Non-Member Rate
(priv) 
 Early Bird (Ends 2/16/24) $250 $345 $440
 Regular Rate (Begins 2/17/24) $275 $370 $465
 

Early Bird Pre-Conference Rates
(Early Bird Ends 2/16/24)
Full schedule below

Member Rate Non-Member Rate
 GASB Update: The Year in Review (Virtual 3/20) $100 $200
 GASB Update: Current Projects and Technical Agenda (Virtual 3/27) $100 $200
 Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs (4/17) $120 $240
 Multi-Year Financial Planning - A Hands-On Approach (4/17) $100 $200
 GFOA Distinguished Budgeting Award Roundtable (4/17) $100 $200
 Leadership Workshop (4/17) $100 $200
 
 

Regular Pre-Conference Rates
(Regular Rate Begins 2/17/24)
Full schedule below

     Member Rate      Non-Member Rate
 GASB Update: The Year in Review (Virtual 3/20) $125 $250
 GASB Update: Current Projects and Technical Agenda (Virtual 3/27) $125 $250
 Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs (4/17) $145 $290
 Multi-Year Financial Planning - A Hands-On Approach (4/17) $125 $250
 GFOA Distinguished Budgeting Award Roundtable (4/17) $125 $250
 Leadership Workshop (4/17) $125 $250

CPE & GFI Credits

  • Pre-Conference (Virtual and In-Person): Earn up to 26 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 in 2024.  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 PowerPoint slide decks, 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 April 2024. 

 

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, April 17, 2024
 6:00 - 7:30 pm  Welcome Reception 
   
  Thursday, April 18, 2024
 7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast
 8:45 - 10:20 am - Association Annual Business Meeting and Keynote Presentation (Larry Weaver - Bringing Accounting and Humor Together!)
 10:20 - 10:40 am Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors
 10:45 - 11:30 am TBA
 11:45 - 12:50 pm  Lunch
 1:00 - 1:50 pm  Concurrent Bank #1
  - Understanding SEQRA Requirements When Bonding
  - GASB 96: Getting Comfortable with SBITAs
12:45 - 2:00 pm Concurrent Bank #1A 
  - Managing Health Care Costs Without Union Negotiation
 2:10 - 3:00 pm Concurrent Bank #2
  - Grant Accounting - A Primer
  - Cybersecurity - The Hackers Keep Coming
  - State Retirement System Update
 3:00 - 3:30 pm Afternoon Ice Cream & Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors 
 3:30 - 4:20 pm  Concurrent Bank #3
  - ARPA Closeout - Gear Up for 12/31/24
  - Attracting and Retaining Public Finance Talent
 3:30 - 4:45 pm   Concurrent Bank #3A
  - Bond Rating Agency Update (Panel Presentation)
 4:40 - 5:30 pm  Concurrent Bank #4
  - Politics in Budgeting - Negotiating the Waters
  - AI and its Future in the Public Sector
 6:00 - 6:45 pm  Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Albany Marriott
 6:45 - 8:00 pm Banquet Dinner and GFI Graduation Ceremony
 8:30 - 10:30 pm Game Night: Scholarship Fundraiser
   
   Friday, April 19, 2024
 7:15 - 8:15 am  Breakfast
 8:30 - 9:20 am  Concurrent Bank #5
  - Unlocking Value from Publicly Owned Real Estate
  - Creating a Key Performance Measurement Dashboard
8:00 - 9:15 am  Concurrent Bank #5A 
  - All About the New Annual Financial Report (and avoiding errors!)
 9:40 - 10:30 am  Concurrent Bank #6
  - Debt Disclosure Updates
  - Bidding and Procurement Best Practices
 9:30 - 10:45 am   Concurrent Bank #6A
  - The Role of HSAs, FSAs, HRAs, and OPEB
10:30 - 11:00 am Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors  
 11:00 - 12:15 pm  - Washington Update - What You Need to Know
 12:15 pm  Conference Concludes
 
Program subject to change

 
Registration for Annual Conference
 

 

PRE-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

  March 2024  (Virtual via Zoom)
 March 20, 2024 (10:00 - 12:00 pm)
GASB Update: The Year in Review
 March 27, 2024 (10:00 - 12:00 pm)
GASB Update: Current Projects and Technical Agenda
   
   
   
    Wednesday, April 17, 2024 (In-person)
8:00 - 12:00 pm Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs
10:00 - 11:40 am Multi-Year Financial Planning - A Hands-On Approach 
1:00 - 2:40 pm GFOA Distinguished Budgeting Award Roundtable
3:00 - 4:40 pm Leadership Workshop
   
 
Program subject to change