2021 Virtual Annual Conference

Conference Details

 

Registration & Fees

Registration for the Pre-Conference programs and the Annual Conference is open to all interested persons. You must register separately for the Annual Conference and Pre-Conference. 
 
   Early Bird Ends
(3/4/22)

Regular Rate Begins
(3/5/22) 

 Member   TBA TBA 
 Non-Member (govt)  TBA TBA
 Non-Member (priv) TBA TBA
 
 

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 session to receive credit

 

Conference App

The Conference App will be back again this year, accessible as a desktop feature on computers, laptops, iPads, or on a smartphone. 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

  •  Pre-Conference Programs include lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Annual Conference includes two breakfasts, several refreshment breaks, one lunch, two receptions, one dinner and Thursday evening entertainment
  • Only registered attendees with name badges will be permitted to attend sessions, meal functions and evening entertainment
  • Dietary Restrictions can be listed when registering online 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
 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   Marriot Sponsored Cocktail Reception 
 6:45 pm  Dinner
 8:30 - 10:00 pm  Casino Night
   
 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 
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
 
Registration for Virtual Annual Conference (Not Open Yet)
 

 

Pre-Conference Sessions

 

Date Session Time Session Name
 March 2022 (VIRTUAL) TBA  Foundations Internal Control [3 CPE--Specialized Knowledge (Gov't)]
 March 2022 (VIRTUAL) TBA  Advanced Internal Control [3 CPE--Specialized Knowledge (Gov't)]
 Wednesday, April 6, 2022  8:00 - 12:00 pm  Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs [4 CPE--Regulatory Ethics]
 Wednesday, April 6, 2022  1:00 - 4:50 pm  2022 GAAP Update [4 CPE--Accounting (Gov't)]
 Wednesday, April 6, 2022   1:00 - 3:00 pm  Leadership Skills and Self Care for Finance Officers [2 CPE--Advisory Services]


Registration for Pre-Conference Sessions (Not Open Yet)