Chapter/Regional Events

Webinar - 2019 Governmental GAAP Update

January 22, 2019


1:00-3:40 p.m. EST (2 CPE)

State and local governments and higher education institutions are charged with the responsibility of complying with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) annually issues a number of accounting pronouncements and other implementation guidance. Keeping up with these ever-changing rules can be challenging and time consuming.

Attend AGA West Michigan's quarterly webinar to learn the significant changes in 2019 including:

  • Recently issued GASB statements
  • Implementation guidance
  • New standards expected to be released in 2019
  • Ongoing projects

In addition, we'll address any and all of your GASB-related questions live.

Click here to register

Contact: Stephen W. Blann, CPA, CGFM, CGMA
Telephone Inquiries: 616-975-2810

Preliminary Views on Financial Reporting Model Improvements and Soon-to-be-Released Implementation Guides

January 24, 2019

Grimes Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, Room B100

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Webinar - GASB's Preliminary Views on Financial Reporting Model Improvements and Soon-to-be-released Implementation Guides, presented by NASACT

Contact: Kim Knight
Telephone Inquiries: 515-281-6523

Organizational Debt and Cyber Security/Fraud

January 25, 2019

1555 Berger Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112

1pm to 5pm

Organizational Debt – New Year Resolution

organization is buried in organizational debt (policies and processes that have piled up over the years redundancies or obsoleted or status quo). The presentation would help you in setting goals and vision for getting out of the organizational debt.

Presenter: Ms. Felicia Johnson, Administrative Service Officer, Sacramento County

Cyber Security - Fraud

Every organization should have plan to minimize the risk of financial loss, disruption or damage to the operation from some sort of failure of its information technology systems.

Presenter: Ric Jazaie, CPA, Professor at Golden Gate University, a top performer in his field who has worked at the FBI and CIA to uncover fraudulent and terrorist activities.

Contact: Harjot Sangha

8th Annual Government Accountability Seminar

January 29, 2019

Red Lion Hotel, 205 Wolf Road, Albany NY 12205

The NY Capital Chapter’s 8th Annual Accountability Seminar theme is “Where is the Accountability Profession Headed?” Led by Keynote Speaker, AGA Nationals President-Elect Ernie Almonte, this seminar offers four accounting/auditing industry speakers that will present on a variety of topics including AI, Professional Skepticism, Enterprise Risk Management, Restoring Confidence with Millennials and Generation Z’s, and the Evolution of Accountability.

Contact: Brian Gee
Telephone Inquiries: (519) 473-8894

Government Anti-Fraud Summit

January 30 – 31, 2019

Baltimore, MD

The Government Anti-Fraud Summit offers non-technical yet practical information for government professionals looking to combat abuse, waste, and fraud. Learn practices and techniques for improving internal controls, quickly identifying misuse, and strategic actions for improving program integrity. Join us in January to hear how other agencies are utilizing ERM, fraud analytics, and new technology to bolster their fraud risk management programs. Session topics will include: Digging into the Fraud Risk Playbook Update on the GAO’s Framework for Managing Fraud Risks in Federal Programs The Intersection of Enterprise Risk Management and Fraud Prevention Fraud Analytics with Limited Resources Blockchain: Anti-Fraud Tech or Marketing Hype? How Cyber-Fraud Targets and Exploits Government Plus more! This interactive event will offer excellent take-aways that you can implement to your day-to-day operations. Interact, network and engage with anti-fraud professionals for other federal, state and local agencies!

Contact: Rhonda West
Telephone Inquiries: (910) 354-9930
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