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July 21–​24 | New Orleans or virtual | 25 CPEs

AGA’s premier training and networking event

Registration & Fees

  Online Email/mail
AGA member
(after June 21)
$975 $1000
(after June 21)
 $1,175 $1,200


PDT Update (07/15/19):  Click here to read latest update from New Orleans.  PDT 2019 is on!  See you this weekend! 

Three reasons you should attend:

  1. Earn up to 25 CPEs. Enhance your lifelong learning and gain the knowledge and understanding to better improve your job effectiveness.

  2. Stay cutting-edge. Top-notch speakers from federal, state, local, academia and the private sector will share key findings and educational experiences to augment your knowledge and enhance your skills.

  3. Network and connect. Collaborate and engage with industry experts and government financial management colleagues facing the same or similar issues and exchange ideas to bring back to your organization.

PDT 2018 in Three Minutes:


PDT 2019 Plenary Speakers 

Ben Nemtin
TV Personality & Bestselling Author 

Kelly McDonald
Multicultural Trends Expert & Author

Gov. Martin O’Malley​
former Governor of Maryland


Natalie Fikes​
Leadership Coach & Bestselling Author 

David Lebryk, MPA
Fiscal Assistant Secretary, Treasury

Gene L. Dodaro, CGFM
Comptroller General, GAO

Tim Soltis
Deputy Controller of the U.S., OMB 

Here's what some 2018 attendees had to say about the training: 

"This training event emphasized more than ever that we are at a major turning point in Financial Management. We must implement or expand data analytics and visualization. Let’s embrace the change. Thank you, AGA!" — Lisa Stubbs, Library of Congress 

"As a first time attendee, PDT by far exceeded my expectations. The amount of information and great insights you receive at this training is incredible. Also, being here in person has given me phenomenal networking opportunities and I am excited for how many new friends I have made!" — Christina Freeman, Mid-Missouri Chapter 

"The AGA PDT remains THE opportunity to engage with peers in networking, expand your knowledge, inspire continuous improvement, and lead positive change in the profession." — Randy Stanley, CPA, CGFM, U.S. Department of State, 2018 Virtual PDT Participant 

"This was the most informative training that I've been to in a while. The training event was very well organized, sessions were informative and covered a wide range of professional needs and the technology used to keep participants engaged was top notch!"  — 2018 PDT attendee

"This is an excellent training opportunity for government auditing professionals. It offers a variety of sessions on numerous current issues related to our profession. The AGA staff were excellent to deal with throughout. I personally had an issue with the hotel and AGA staff  intervened and resolved it immediately. I would recommend this training to any government auditing professional." 
— Dave Horn, Senior Auditor

"I enjoyed the 2018 PDT virtual training. It allowed attendees who might not have been able to attend in-person a chance to learn and engage virtually (via the chat box and app) with others who were there in person. Very informative training. Thank you." Patricia  Jones, Library of Congress, 2018 Virtual PDT Participant 

"PDT First-timer - It was refreshing to be able to learn from, collaborate with, and feel the energy of a group of colleagues devoted to the future of financial management. Also, PDT is not just for accountants, it is for anyone who cares about the stewardship of our national financial assets." — Brian Webb, EPA 


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