Upcoming Events

Keep watch for upcoming GFOA key dates about early discounts on training registration fees, deadline dates for award program submissions, training events, committee meetings, and CPFO exams

NOVEMBER

2

22nd Annual Government GAAP Update

2-3

Group-Live Course Alliance for Excellence in School Budgeting – Fall 2017 Conference in Chicago, Illinois

3

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s encore presentation of the 22nd Annual Governmental GAAP Update Web-stream event on December 7

8

Working with the "New" Media

9

Overview of GFOA's New Best Practices

9-16

Group-Live Courses in Chicago, Illinois

9-10 Data Analysis

13-14 Advanced Governmental Accounting

15-16 Intermediate Governmental Accounting

10

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s December Training Seminars in Charleston, South Carolina

29

Building a Better Budget Document

30

Call for Topics Primary Deadline for GFOA’s 112th Annual Conference

Submit your Annual Conference session ideas online

DECEMBER

4-5

GFOA Committee Meetings in Washington, DC

7

22nd Annual Governmental GAAP Update (encore presentation)

8

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s encore presentation of the 2nd Annual Better Budgeting Web-stream event on January 11 

8

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s January Training Seminars in Newport Beach, California

11-14

Group-Live Courses in Charleston, South Carolina

11 Strategic Planning

11-12 Advanced Governmental Accounting

12-13 Managing the Budget Process

13 Enterprise Fund Accounting

14 Preparing a CAFR 

15

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s encore presentation of the 22nd Annual Governmental GAAP Update Web-stream event on January 18

31

Call for Topics Deadline for GFOA’s 112th Annual Conference

JANUARY

8-12

Group-Live Courses in Newport Beach, California

8 Budgeting Best Practices: Personnel Budgeting

9 Accounting for Pensions and OPEB

9 Budgeting Best Practices: Government Fees & User Charges

9-10 ERP Implementation and Technology Governance

10 Enterprise Fund Accounting

10-11 Long-Term Financial Planning

11-12 Intermediate Governmental Accounting

11

2nd Annual Better Budgeting (encore presentation) Web-stream event

12

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s February Training Seminars in Austin, Texas

17

Lessons Learned in Online Financial Transparency

18

22nd Annual Governmental GAAP Update (encore presentation) Web-stream event

24

Rating Agency Update and Market Overview for Debt 

FEBRUARY  

 1

Annual Conference Early Registration Discount Deadline

6-9

Budget Analyst Training Academy in Garden Grove, California

Space is limited

7

Cloud Technology and the Finance Officer

12-15

Group-Live Courses in Austin, Texas

12 Budgeting Best Practices: Program Budgeting & Activity Costing

12-13 Debt Management Best Practices

12-13 Advanced Governmental Accounting

13 Budgeting Best Practices: Communicating the Budget

14 Preparing a CAFR

14 Treasury Management Best Practices

15 Enterprise Fund Accounting 

16

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s March Training Seminars in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

21

Building a Better Budget Document

MARCH

5-9

Accounting Academy: An Intensive Introduction to Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting in Chicago, Illinois

Space is limited

14

Considerations for Purchasing Financial Services

19-23

Group-Live Courses in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

19 Strategic Planning

19-20 Advanced Governmental Accounting

19-20 Managing the Budget Process

20-21 Investing Public Funds

21 Enterprise Fund Accounting

21 Investing for Pension Funds

21-22 ERP Readiness and System Selection

22 Evaluating Internal Controls

22-23 Pension and Benefit Administration Best Practices 

23

Annual Conference Advance Registration Discount Deadline

28

Presentation of the Capital Budget

MAY

4

Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA’s June Training Seminars in Renton, Washington

4

Preconference seminars in St. Louis, Missouri

4 Alliance for Excellence in School Budgeting – Spring Conference

4 Leadership from the Finance Office: Building Skills for Communication and Teamwork

4 Best Practices in Planning and Budgeting for Capital Projects

4 Leadership from the Finance Office: Negotiation Workshop

5

Preconference seminars in St. Louis, Missouri

5 Debt Management 101

5 Establishing an Investment Program

5 Leadership from the Finance Office: Disaster Planning and Organizational Resilience

5 Accounting for a Disaster

5 Health Care Procurement in the Current Environment

6-9

GFOA 112th Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri Registration opens November 6, 2017

JUNE

4-7

Group-Live Courses in Renton, Washington

4-5 Advanced Financial Reporting

4-5 Capital Budgeting and Infrastructure Finance

6 Financial Policies

6 Preparing a CAFR

6-7 Best Practices and Effective Budget Presentation

7 Accounting for Pension and OPEB