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AGA 2020 Regional Professional Development Training October 26th and 27th

Brochure 2020 AGA PDT

After you have registered and made payment, as applicable, you will be redirected to a web page which contains additional PDT Day 1 sessions. You must register for each additional PDT Day 1 session you wish to attend. If you are attending both days of the PDT, you must register and make payment separately for each day.

Current AGA members may use the following promo code for discounted registration: COAGAMember.

Current AGA members who are retired may use the following promo code for discounted registration: COAGAMemberRetired.

Registrants that wish to pay by check may use one of the following promo codes, as applicable: COAGAMemberPO, COAGAMemberRetiredPO, or COAGANonMemberPO. A PO number is required for invoicing.

Central Ohio AGA 2020 PDT Day 1 October 26, 2020

The following classes are including in the Day 1 initial registration.

8:00 - 8:10 am Opening Remarks by Central Ohio AGA 

8:10 - 9:00 am Efficient, Effective, and Transparent Government

Ohio’s Auditor of State will provide an overview of his plans as Auditor to help ensure efficient, effective and transparent government for the people of Ohio.

9:20 - 10:35 am Emerging Issues in Government Accounting and Auditing with Kinney Poynter

Like many in the past, this year is shaping up to be another year of change. This session will provide an overview of recent economic, industry, regulatory, and professional developments that impact auditors of state and local governments. Included in this session will be developments from Congress, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, the Government Accountability Office, and other regulatory bodies. Specific focus this year will be given to COVID-19 relief funding, including issues pertaining to the CARES Act.

Central Ohio AGA 2020 PDT Day 2  October 27, 2020

The following classes are including in the Day 2 initial registration.

8:00 - 8:10 am Opening Remarks by Central Ohio AGA 

8:10 - 9:25 am GASB Update with Lisa Parker

This session will give an overview of the GASB pronouncements that become effective in the coming fiscal years. The session also will explain some of the projects on GASB’s current technical agenda and research agenda.

9:45 - 10:35 am Blinded by the Hype with Jonathan Kraftchick

There's a lot of talk right now about the pace of change, technological advancements, and all sorts of buzzwords like AI, RPA, neural networks. Most of us accountants, though, tend to either ignore the inevitable or go all in certain innovations we don't fully understand. In this session, we'll discuss some common pains, pleasures and pitfalls in actually implementing some of these technologies to make sure that any initiatives you undertake have the best chance possible of succeeding. Learning Objectives: 1. Realistically define the current state of technology in the accounting profession beyond the marketing pitches 2. List the most common traps many accountants fall into when it comes to overhyped technology 3. Create an innovation program that properly aligns to your organization’s goals