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September 23–24 | Virtual | 14 CPEs | 11 PDUs

Registration and fees

  Online Email/Mail/
  AGA member
Early Bird
(by Sept. 4)
$300 $325
(after Sept. 4)
$400 $425
Early Bird
(by Sept. 4)
$425 $450
(after Sept. 4)
$525 $550
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Tips for a Better AGA Virtual Training Experience

Use the BEST Internet CONNECTION You Can

  • Wired connections (ethernet) are better than wireless (WiFi or cellular) connections.
  • WiFi connections are better than cellular (3G/4G/LTE) connections.

CLOSE other Applications

Virtual meetings can demand significant memory and processing power from your computer. Closing applications that you will not need during the session will bolster your internet connection (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook, VPN, other browser tabs).

AVOID other Activities that Steal Bandwidth

Avoid beginning other bandwidth-intensive activities just prior to or during virtual meetings; not only on your device but on other devices that share your internet connection (e.g. cell phones, TV's, printers)

  • Avoid large downloads/uploads during the session
  • Shut down any streaming video (e.g., Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, etc.).
  • Pause cloud backups (e.g., Carbonite, CrashPlan).
  • Pause cloud file synchronizations (e.g., OneDrive, Dropbox).


All attendees are in listen-only mode. If you have your microphone running in the background, disable it. When your microphone is enabled, virtual platforms will devote part of your internet connection to an audio stream for you, even if you are not speaking. By disabling your microphone, you will allow the platform to use your internet connections more effectively.


If you have your webcam running in the background, disable or stop it. Only session speakers are showing their video.  You will not be asked to turn your webcam on at any point during the training. Again, this allows for a more effective internet connection.

DISABLE HD Webcam Video

Sending high-definition (HD) webcam video requires more bandwidth than non-HD. Disabling HD video will free up more of your internet connection for other parts of your virtual meeting.

TEST Your Connection & Device

Run the system compatibility checker to determine whether your system is compatible with the live broadcasting platform.  View the device/computer technical requirements.

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Games & Challenges

By participating virtually, you will still be able to join in a friendly but competitive challenge that complements your online learning activities! Earn badges and points for each achievement — chatting with other participants during sessions, posing questions for our speakers, visiting our virtual Solutions Hall, networking with sponsors and exhibitors, and more! Great prizes await our challenge winners!

Participant Challenge

Virtual Solutions Hall

Visit the virtual solutions hall to discover latest solutions in government financial management plus connect with exhibitors and win great prizes!

  • Play the Solutions Hall Exhibitor Hunt!  Ten (10) lucky winners will win $100 Amazon gift cards each.
  • Visit the Solutions Hall and connect with Sponsors/Exhibitors through their chatroom.  Ten (10) lucky winners with the most substantive chats will win $100 Amazon gift cards each.


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