22nd Annual Governmental GAAP Update

Thursday, October 5, 2017

(Chicago, Illinois – October 3, 2017) Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) will offer its 22nd Annual Governmental GAAP Update web-stream event on November 2, 2017, and again on December 7, 2017, and January 18, 2018, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm (Eastern). The training will provide comprehensive coverage of the most recent developments in accounting and financial reporting for state and local governments, including:

  • Final authoritative guidance on:
    • asset retirement obligations
    • the use of Fiduciary funds
    • various topics covered in the 2017 Omnibus, including pension and OPEB issues
    • debt extinguishment issues, including use of existing resources and prepaid
      insurance
    • leases
  • Recent GASB implementation guidance
  • Proposed guidance on debt disclosures for direct borrowings and direct placements
  • Proposed implementation guidance for accounting and financial reporting for OPEB
  • Other ongoing GASB projects
  • Update on the GASB financial reporting model improvements for governmental funds
  • Update on the uniform grant guidance, including procurement guidelines
  • Proposed changes to the Yellow Book
  • Common financial reporting deficiencies

Topics subject to change

This year’s presenters include:

  • David Vaudt, Chairman, GASB, Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Todd Buikema, Acting Director, Technical Services, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • Peg Hartnett, Senior Manager, Technical Services, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • Melinda Gildart, Controller, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois
  • Bob Scott, CFO, City of Carrollton, Texas
  • Ted Williamson, Partner, RubinBrown LLP, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Chris Morrill, Executive Director/CEO, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois

For more information and to register for the training, visit www.gfoa.org. Early and group discounts are available. If you have more than 100 people to sign up, contact Barb Mollo, Director of Operations and Marketing, at 312.977.9700 or bmollo@gfoa.org for special pricing. Four continuing professional education (CPE) credits will be available for each participant. If you have any questions about the program, contact GFOA at training@gfoa.org.

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