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Meet all your continuing education requirements at a very low cost while networking with accounting, auditing, and tax professionals throughout many local, state and federal government agencies in the Philadelphia area.  

 

 

 

Chapter News

The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Philadelphia Chapter will be giving its first annual EExcellence in Government Leadership Award. We are looking for nominations for an honoree for the award that will be presented at our annual Professional Development Training (PDT). The purpose of the award is to recognize an individual who has displayed leadership excellence in the government sector (Federal, State, and Local). The nominee should have distinguished themselves in their government career. Nominations are due February 28, 2019. See the form for additional details.

We will hold our annual Professional Development Training (PDT) on May 3, 2019.  More information will be available shortly!

We have prepared revised draft AGA-Philadelphia By-Laws for review by our membership.  The revised By-Laws incorporate changes made by National.  Please review the attached document and provide any comments to AGAPhiladelphia@gmail.com.

 

Upcoming Events

February Bi-Monthly Meeting

Due to the Weather Forecast for Wednesday (2/20/19), we are postponing and rescheduling the Luncheon.  The new Date is March 13, 2019.  Same Topic, Same Speaker, Same Time and Place.  We Apologize fo rth elate notice and appreciate your cooperation!

TOPIC:  Tax Update

Speaker:  Richard Furlong, Jr., IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison

Time: 12:00 pm

Cost: $25 members or $30 non-members - Pay at Door

 

Location: Maggiano's Little Italy, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia PA
Date: March 13, 2019
Webinar - Ethics

This is a real-life example of fraud and the lessons that can be learned about the importance of controls, segregation of duties, system controls, processing controls, physical safeguards, controls in a time of change and the reality of the fraud triangle. In this webinar, we will cover a number of strategies to prevent fraud including fraud awareness training, ethics training, forensic analytics, internal control framework testing, goal setting, core values, fear of failure, transparency, and positive organizational behavior and how those would have affected this fraud.

Location: Wanamaker Bldg, 100 Penn Square, East, Regional Training Room 509 -- 5th Floor, OCR Conference Room
Date: April 10, 2019

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