2021 Virtual Annual Conference
 

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 if if you need to download a hard copy of the registration form
 
 
 Annual Conference Rates      Member Rate     Non-Member Rate
(gov)    
Non-Member Rate
(priv)    
 Early Bird (Ends 2/18) $225 $300 $400
 Regular Rate (Begins 2/19) $250 $330 $440
Annual Conference Registration  

 

Early Bird Pre Conference Rates
(Early Bird Ends 2/18/22)

     Member Rate            Non-Member Rate     
 Foundations Internal Control  Member $170 $340
 Advanced Internal Control Member  $170 $340
 Ethics and Professional Conduct to NYS CPAs $110 $220
 2022 GAAP Update $170 $340
 Leadership Skills & Self Care for Finance Officers   $90 $180
 

Regular Pre Conference Rates
(Regular Rate Begins 2/19/22)

     Member Rate           Non-Member Rate     
 Foundations Internal Control  Member $190 $375
 Advanced Internal Control Member  $190 $375
 Ethics and Professional Conduct to NYS CPAs $130 $245
 2022 GAAP Update $190 $375
 Leadership Skills & Self Care for Finance Officers    $110 $200

 

CPE & GFI Credits

  • Pre-Conference: Earn up to 14 CPE & GFI credits.
  • Annual Conference: Earn up to 10 CPE & GFI credits.
  • Choose between 22 different sessions on topics related to government finance with one conference registration.
  • You must have your name badge scanned when you enter and exit the sessions to receive credit.

 

Conference App

The Conference App will be back again this year and will be accessible on smartphones as well as 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 sent out in March 2022. 

 

Meals

  • In-person Pre-Conference sessions include lunch and refreshment breaks.
  • Annual Conference registration includes two breakfasts, several refreshment breaks, one lunch, two receptions, one dinner and Thursday evening 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

  Wednesday, April 6, 2022 
 5:00 - 6:00 pm  Welcome (Back) Reception 
   
Thursday, April 7, 2022
 8:00 - 9:00 am  Breakfast
 9:05 - 10:20 am  Keynote: P.O.W.E.R. Tactics that Get Leaders Results
 10:20 - 10:45 am  Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors
 10:45 - 11:30 am  State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
 11:45 - 12:50 pm  Lunch
  1:00 - 1:50 pm  Concurrent Bank #1
   - Using Technology to Meet GFOA's Distinguished Budget Award Criteria 
   - ES&G: The Bond Rating Criterion You Need to Know
     - Public Sector Investment Options 
 2:10 - 3:00 pm  Concurrent Bank #2
   - Disaster Recovery (Planning and Execution) 
     - GASB 87: Accounting and Reporting for Leases 
     - 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
     - Conducting a Bank Reconciliation 
   - Lease or Bond? 
     - Reading an Actuarial Report: The Numbers that Count 
 4:40 - 5:30 pm   Concurrent Bank #4
   - Trends and Strategies in the Municipal Bond Market 
   - A Primer on GASB 84 (Fiduciary Activities) 
   - Employee Handbook Essentials 
 6:00 - 6:45 pm   Albany Marriott Sponsored Cocktail Reception 
 6:45 pm  Dinner
 8:30 - 10:00 pm  Casino Night Scholarship Fundraiser
   
 Friday, April 8, 2022 
7:30 - 8:20 am  Breakfast
8:20 - 9:10 am  Concurrent Bank #5
     - Cybersecurity: State Resources to Meet the Challenge
     - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Finance Office 
     - Paying the Bills? Electronic Payment Options for Your Entity
9:10 - 9:30 am  Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors
9:30 - 10:20 am  Concurrent Bank #6
     - Succession Planning: Never too Soon to Start 
     - Capital Asset Management: The Importance of a Plan 
     - The New Annual Financial Report: Modernizing the AUD 
10:40 - 11:30 am  Federal Update: ARPA Funding / Reporting and Infrastructure Funding 
11:40 - 12:30 pm  2022 Economic Update
12:30 pm   Conference Concludes
 Program subject to change
 
 

 

Pre-Conference Schedule

  March 2022 (VIRTUAL)  
    Foundations Internal Control  
 Date & Time TBA  
    March 2022 (VIRTUAL) 
 Date & Time TBA   Advanced Internal Control  
   
  Wednesday, April 6, 2022 (In-person)
  8:00 - 12:00 pm   Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs  
  1:00 - 4:50 pm   2022 GAAP Update  
  1:00 - 3:00 pm   Leadership Skills and Self Care for Finance Officers 
 Program subject to change