Webinars

 

Participation is free and only available to current FGFOA Members. Please make sure to keep your FGFOA membership current to be eligible to receive upcoming Webinar announcements via email.

Registration information is emailed directly to all members as each webinar draws near; approximately two weeks prior to each webinar. This is a great opportunity to earn free CPE credits! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. This confirmation is unique to you, and you will need that link to log-in and connect to the Webinar.

Webinar Attendance Monitoring Procedures
FGFOA webinar programs will use questions that require responses as the method of keeping track of participant attendance. Participants will be informed in advance that in order to receive CPE credit they must register individually, sign onto the session individually, and participate by answering questions as they are asked during the program.

For additional information regarding registration, please contact Karen Pastula at (850) 701-3618.

2019 - 2020 Webinar Schedule

Webinar Topics are Subject to Change

All webinars are from 2:00 pm to 3:40 pm. 

 11/21/2019
  ADA Compliance/Accessibility of Documents on Local Government Website (TB)
 12/19/2019   Preparing for an ERP Implementation (TB)
 01/16/2020   Best Practices for Internal Control in an IT Environment (AA)
 02/20/2020   Strategies for Managing Health Care Costs (TB)
 03/19/2020   Disaster Recovery/Having a Continuity of Operations Plan (TB)
 04/16/2020   Understanding the process of valuing property through the TRIM process (TB)
 05/21/2020   Budget Preparation and Communicating Budget to Constitutional Officers (TB)
 06/18/2020  Florida public records and the Sunshine law (TB)

CPE Reporting Verification:  Your participation will be recorded through the webinar software.  You must be present and signed in the entire 100 minutes to receive credit.  The FGFOA will receive a verification report after the webinar and will prepare the CPE certificates.  You should receive your certificate via email in approximately 30 days.  



Past Webinar Presentations




Current Webinar

October 17, 2019     457(B) Deferred Compensation Plans Fiduciary Responsibility
Speaker: Frank Wan, Senior Vice President Burgess Chambers & Associates, Inc.  

Past Webinars

September 19, 2019     XBRL (HB 1073)
Speakers: Michelle Savage, VP, Communication, XBRL US and Shannon N. Sohl, Ph.D., CPA, Senior Research Associate at Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental Studies

August 15, 2019     Retirement Benefits GASB & Reporting

Speakers: Barbara Boyd, CPA, Partner and Ryan Tucker, CPA, Partner, Purvis Gray & Company

July 25, 2019     Legislative Review

Speaker: Amber Hughes, Sr. Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities

May 16, 2019     Economic Update

Speakers: Kyle Jones, Managing Director and Hank Fishkind, Ph.D., Director, PFM Asset Management LLC

April 18, 2019     
Fraud, Automated Controls, and Cybersecurity Risks and Responses
Speakers: Andrew Laflin, CPA, and Randy Romes, CISSP, CRISC, MPC, PCI-QSA

April 4, 2019     
Developing A Better Budget Process
Speakers: Will Payne, Performance & Budget Manager, and Tyler Thompson, Management Analyst III, City of Largo

February 21, 2019     
Procurement Card Best Practices

Speaker: Megan Gaillard, Director of Audit, Palm Beach County Office of Inspector General 

December 20, 2018     Ethics, Public Records & the Sunshine Law

Speaker: Chevelle D. Nubin, Village Clerk, MMC, Village of Wellington

August 16, 2018
     Cost Allocation Plans
Speakers: Troy Tangen, Vice President, Financial Services, Maximus and Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa

July 19, 2018
     GASB Statements No. 87, Leases
Speaker: Brian W. Caputo, Ph.D., C.P.A, Vice President for Administrative Affairs & CFO, College of DuPage and Board Member, Governmental Accounting Standards Board

April 19, 2018     Economic Update
Speaker: David Jang, Water Walker Investments

February 15, 2018     Adapting to a Multi-Generational Workforce
Speaker: Scott Paine, PhD, Director, Leadership Development and Education, Florida League of Cities

January 18, 2018     Accounting for Capital Assets/GASB 34
Speaker: Joel Knopp, CPA, Chareholder

December 14, 2017     Grants - Uniform Guidance/Tracking & Reporting
Speakers: Marc Grace, CPA, Partner and Stephen Emery, CPA, Manager

September 21, 2017     Records Management Basics
Speakers: Gregory J. Cowan, Senior Management Analyst, Justice Administrative Commission and Sandra Tuller, Clerks Records Management Manager, Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller, PInellas County

August 17, 2017     Fiduciary Considerations for Governmental Retirement Plans
Speaker: Frank Wan, Senior Vice President, Burgess Chambers & Associates, Inc.

July 20, 2017     Basic Government Resource Manual
Speakers: Eduardo Castaneda, Moore Stephens and Lovelace and Melissa Burns, Chair of Technical Resource Committee

May 16, 2017     Legislative Update
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Sr. Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Laura Youmans, Associate Director of Public Policy, Florida Association of Counties

April 20, 2017     Building a Better Budget Document
Speaker: John Fishbein, Senior Program Manager, GFOA

February 16, 2017     Constitutional Revision Commission (CRC) & Healthcare Reform Update/Wellness Initiatives in the Workplace
Speakers: David Cruz, Assistant General Counsel and Clay Austin, Assistant Director of Trust Services, Florida League of Cities

January 19, 2017     
Cloud Computing
Speakers: John Christly, Chief Information Security Officer, Netsurion and EventTracker, and William Blend, CPA, CFE, Moore Stephens and Lovelace