The annual conference will feature approximately 70 Concurrent Sessions featuring leading practitioners, innovators, and industry experts who will discuss best practices, trends, case studies, and more. Sessions will focus on both technical topics and leadership areas including ethics, communications, employee development, project management, and meeting facilitation. The conference schedule includes 11 time slots, each of which will feature approximately 7-9 sessions offering attendees a selection of offerings organized by "track." Tracks for the 2022 conference will include:
- Accounting and Financial Reporting
- Capital Planning
- Debt Management
- Leadership / Personal Development
- Pension and Benefit Administration
- Treasury and Investment Management
Each session will contain a panel of speakers (including practitioners) who will discuss lessons learned, best practice, or innovative approaches to common issues in public finance. Sessions are either 50 minutes (1 CPE), 75 minutes (1.5 CPE) or 100 minutes (2 CPE) in length and involve a mix of presentation, panel discussion, or group discussion. All sessions will provide opportunities for questions and answer. Session materials will be available through GFOA's Learning Management System (LMS) as we get closer to the conference.
A complete session schedule will be announced in mid February. Members are encourage to submit topic or speaker suggestions through GFOA's call for topics.