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2017 - 2018 Webinar Schedule

Webinar Topics are Subject to Change

September Records Retention 09/21/2017  2:00 - 3:40
October  No Webinar     
November   No Webinar     
December  Grants - Uniform Guidance/Tracking & Reporting  12/14/2017  2:00 - 3:40
January   Accounting for Capital Assets/GASB 34 01/18/2018  2:00 - 3:40
February  Adapting to a Multigenerational Workforce 02/15/2018 2:00 - 3:40
March   No Webinar    
April  Economic Update 04/19/2018  2:00 - 3:40
May  Legislative Update 05/17/2018  2:00 - 3:40
June  No Webinar    
July  GASB 87 07/19/2018  2:00 - 3:40
August  Cost Allocation Plans 08/16/2018 2:00 - 3:40

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

Past Webinars
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

December 15, 2016 Current Trends in Public Finance and Capital Markets & Continuing Disclosure Update
(separate presentations - links under speakers)
Speakers: Kelly Cochran, HR Director, Warren Averett Workplace; Gerriann Fagan, Warren Averett Workplace; Arnold (Trip) Umback III, Attorney, Starness Davis Florie

August 18, 2016 Strategic Planning, Performance Measures, and Benchmarks
Speaker: Eric R. Johnson, MPA, Assistant County Administrator, Hillsborough County 

Speaker: Paul Perry, FHFMA, CITP, CPA, Senior Manager, Director of Security Services, Warren Averett 
Speaker: Michelle Blackstock, CPA/CITP, Crowe Horwath LLP
April 14, 2016 Legislative Update 
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Policy Director, Florida Association of Counties 
Speaker: David Jang, Partner, Client Advisory Services, Wertz York Capital Management 
February 18, 2016 Budgeting
Speaker: Sherry Mehl, Director of Administration and Budget, Putnam County Clerk of Courts 
Speakers: Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Pinellas County, and Samantha Wolfe, Interim Senior Strategic Planner, City of Gainesville
October 15, 2015 GASB Hot Topics
Speaker: Michael D. Futterman, CPA, Partner, Assurance Services, Marcum LLP 
August 20, 2015 IRS Affordable Care Act Reporting, and handout: Form 1095-C
Speaker: Kate Grangard, CPA, CFO/COO, Gehring Group 
Speakers: Kraig Conn, Amber Hughes, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Florida Association of Counties
Speakers: Erik Dingwall, Managing Director, BLX Group LLC, Jim Kelly, Director, RBC Capital Markets, and Julie Santamaria, Director, RBC Capital Markets
April 16, 2015 Internal Control over Financial Reporting
Speakers: Israel Gomez, CPA, Partner and Marc Grace, CPA, Manager, Keefe McCullough CPAs & Trusted Advisors

March 19, 2015 Leadership 
Speaker: Nicole Gasparri, CGFO, Organizational Program Manager, City of Boca Raton  
February 19, 2015 Budgeting Basics 
Speaker: Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa 
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