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Friday

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

6:30 – 7:45 a.m.
Networking Breakfast (0.00 CGFO/0.00 CPE)
Maestro’s Restaurant

8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CGFO/CPE)
CGFO Treasury Training
Sonata Ballroom
You asked for it; you’ve got it.  CGFO candidates and any interested parties are welcome to attend this session, which rolls out the new CGFO Treasury Exam Study Guide.
Moderator: Barbara G. Whitehorn, Controller, City of Arlington
Patrick Shinkle, Associate Director, Center for Public Management, University of North Texas

GASB Implementation In Action
Symphony 1-4 Ballroom
This is the year for implementation of the new standard on deferred inflows and outflows. Come participate in a discussion of what common implementation issues we anticipate and possible resolution ideas.
Keith Dagen, CPA, Assistant Director of Finance, City of Richardson

Hot Topics
Harmony Ballroom
Moderated open forum.
Moderators: GFOAT members

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CGFO/CPE)

GASB Refrain
Symphony 1-4 Ballroom
In our most popular topic we have a new voice in the choir. We will walk through some of the most misunderstood areas of governmental accounting and how we can stay in tune with GAAP.
Stephen J. Gauthier, Director of Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada and Robert B.  Scott, ACM/Chief Financial Officer, City of Carrollton
GFOAT – Urban Legends – October 2013

CGFO Budget and Capital Planning Training
Sonata Ballroom
CGFO candidates and interested parties are welcome to attend this session, which reviews the CGFO Budget and Capital Planning study guide.
Sarah Mangham, Municipal Finance Officer, City of Windcrest and Mike Erwin, CGFM, Partner and Co-Founder, Kythe, LLC
Handout

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break and Sponsor Networking
Symphony Ballroom Foyer

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Closing Finale (1.5 CGFO/CPE)
Symphony 1-4 Ballroom
You’re So Vain, You Probably Think This Session’s About You?
Does your organization follow all Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Best Practices?  If so, this session IS about you!  If not, hear what best practices are out there and how they can help you better manage your government.
Stephen J. Gauthier, Director of Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada
GFOAT – Best Practices – October 2013

12:15 p.m.

Drawing For Door Prizes (Must Be Present To Win)