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2013 FGFOA Annual Conference Presentations

2013 Conference Program

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Pre-Conference Seminars(AA)
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Impact of New Clarity Standards (SAS 122) on Local Government Audits- Enrique LLerena and Beila Sherman 
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
The New COSO Framework and How It Can Be Used to Protect Your Local Government Against Fraud- William "Bill" Blend
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
The GFOA CAFR program and The New GFOA Certificate of Performance Program for Small Government- Linda Dufresne
Pension Management and Investment Pre-Conference Seminar(TB)
8:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Pension Management - Basics and Essential Foundations & Core Details- James J. Rizzo, Robert D. Klausner, and Piotr Krekora
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1:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Investment Advisor Services - Asset Allocation, Performance Measurement, and Asset/Liability Modeling- Jason Pulos and Haley M. Rives: Presentation 1Presentation 2 and Presentation 3 
1:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. 
GASB Update- David R. Bean
Effective Procurement Methods for Small Government- Km! Ra
Performance Management & Time Management- Nicole Gasparri
Property & Casualty Risk Management- Lisa Rodriquez
3:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.   
GASB Hot Topics- David R. Bean
Maximizing the Value from Your ERP System- Charlie Johnson 
Trends in Internet Fraud and Security Best Practices- James F. Lock III
Disclosure of Pension Liabilities in Bond Offering Documents- Lori Smith-Lalla and Sylvia S. Penneys
Monday, June 24, 2013
10:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Accounting Complexities Facing Local Governmental Entities- Andrew P. Laflin
Economic Update- Robert Moore
Leading to Change- Eric Rowles
Pension Reform Ideas and New Plan Designs- James W. Linn and Don Faller


1:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. 
Going “GAGAS” for the GAO Yellow Book- Kristen Kociolek
Best Practices of Fiscal Stewardship- David E. Keller
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity- Nicole Gasparri
Understanding Enterprise Risk Management for Pensions- Joe Bogdahn
3:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. 
The New GAAFR Blue Book, Through Statement 66- Anne A. Fritz
Process Improvement Techniques- Shayne Kavanagh and Bernadette Britz-Parker
How to Optimize Knowledge Retention and Succession Planning- Linda C. Davidson
Current Debt Underwriting Environment and Bond Rating Requirements- Linda S Howard and John Incorvaia
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Local Government Accountability Update- Marilyn D. Rosetti and Christina Smith
Opening & Managing a Healthcare Clinic- Jeff A. Reagan and Glenn Volk
How to Effectively Communicate with Your Elected Officials- Louis "Joly" Boglioli III
Investment Strategies and Economic Indicators- Craig Dismuke and David Jang
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 
Internal Audit with a Fraud Kicker- Scott McKay
Legislative Update- Amber Hughes
Ethics for Government Employees - Non CPA- Angela Balent
Risk Management for Healthcare Benefits- Anna Marie Studley and Kate Grangard
11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday Business Luncheon
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. 
Preparing for a FEMA Audit- Michael Matheny
Developing a (Pay-Go) Capital Maintenance Financial Plan- G. Michael "Mickey" Miller
DNA of a Finance Director- Colin P. Baenziger and Mervyn Timberlake
Investment Policy Considerations- John F. Grady III
3:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. 
Single Audit Guidelines- Stephen Blann
The Goldilocks Principle and Investment Returen Assumptions- James J. Rizzo and Piotr Krekora  
Current Refinancing Opportunities- Alex Bugallo and Matthew J. Sansbury
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Ethics- Bill Blend
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 
Accounting for Capital Assets- Sarah C. Koser
Collective Bargaining Strategies- Peter Sampo
Jazzing Up That Old Strategic Plan!- Darrel L. Thomas
Investment Strategies for Small to Medium Governments- Jeffrey T. Larson
10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 
Accounting for Pensions GASB 67 and GASB 68 Seminar- Tom Lowman and Jeff DeLisle
Workplace Social Media Risk- Scott Atherton
Funding Our Future- G. Michael "Mickey" Miller
Bond Insurance Market- Robert "Bob" B. Inzer and Scott Richbourg