Sunday, September 17, 2017

10:00 AM                          Golf Outing (Check-in at 9:00 AM)
12:00 - 6:30 PM              Registration Desk Open - Peoria Civic Center
1:00 - 2:15 PM                Leadership: Part I - Applied Leadership-Exploring the Dynamics and
                                               Lessons of Leading
1:00 - 2:15 PM                Traditional Finance:  When Hackers Go Phishing: Don't Become a Victim
2:30 - 3:45 PM                Leadership: Part II - Applied Leadership - Exploring the Dynamics and
                                               Lessons of Leading

2:30 - 3:45 PM                Traditional Finance: Long-Range Strategic Forecasting - Linking Your CIP to
                                               Your Financial Plan
4:00 - 5:00 PM                President's New Member & First Time Attendee Reception - Peoria Civic Center
4:00 - 4:45 PM                Sustaining and Associate Partners' Happy Hour - Peoria Civic Center
5:00 - 6:30 PM                Vendor Showcase Welcome Reception - Peoria Civic Center 
6:30 - 9:30 PM                Networking Dinner on Your Own or  Optional
                                             Dinner Alternative: IGFOA Hospitality Suite – Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette

Monday, September 18, 2017

8:00 - 8:30 AM                  Buffet Breakfast - Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
8:30 - 9:45 AM                  Keynote Address: Josh Tickell - Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM        Registration Desk Open - Peoria Civic Center
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM        Vendor Showcase - Peoria Civic Center
10:00 - 11:15 AM             Leadership:  Leadership and Execution - How to Get Things Done
10:00 - 11:15 AM             Traditional Finance: GASB Update
10:00 - 11:15 AM             Roundtable: Retirement Planning - Beyond the Finances
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM      LeadershipThe Top 5 Leadership Qualities Most Valued in a Finance Director
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM      Traditional Finance: Everything You Need to Know About Implementing a
                                                 Successful P-Card Program

11:40 AM - 12:30 PM      Roundtable: Navigating a New Financial Reporting Model
12:30 - 1:45 PM                Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting - Peoria Civic Center
1:50 - 2:40 PM                   Leadership: The Legal Side of Employees' Use of Social Media
1:50 - 2:40 PM                   Traditional Finance: Developing and Evaluating RFPs/RFQs for
                                                  Bond Team Members
3:15 - 4:30 PM                   General Session: Creating Transparency and Accountability in Your Budget for
                                                  Collaborative Agreements
4:30 - 5:45 PM                   Reception - Closing of the Vendor Showcase - Peoria Civic Center
6:00 - 10:00 PM                 Social Event at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

8:00  AM                             Breakfast Buffet - Peoria Civic Center
8:30 - 9:45 AM                  Legislative Update 
10:00 - 10:50 AM             Leadership: Change Management & ERP - How to Successfully Get to Yes 
10:00 - 10:50 AM             Traditional Finance: Overseeing Your Investment Professional:
                                                 Best Practices for Fiduciaries 
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM      Leadership: Staying Secure When Transforming to a Digitial Government
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM      Traditional Finance: Putting It All Together: An Investment Simulation Game

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers.  Questions about the 2017 Annual Conference, contact the IGFOA at (630) 942-6587 or   


IGFOA 2017 Educational Sessions and Learning Objectives



Monday, September 18, 2017 
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) exists to establish accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments in the United States.  This session will address pronouncements of the GASB that are currently being implemented and issues that are currently being deliberated by the Board. Emphasis will be placed on matters that are likely to impact local governments in Illinois. Earn about 1.5 CPE Credit

Guest Speakers: 
David R. Bean, Director of Research and Technical Activities, 
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Brian W. Caputo, Ph.D., CPA, CPFO, Board Member, GASB, Vice President for Administrative Affairs and Chief Financial Officer, College of DuPage

Moderator for this session is Frederick G. Lantz, CPA, Partner-in-Charge, Government Services, Sikich LLP.

The complete Conference Schedule can be found at Conference participants can earn about 13 hours of CPE Credits by attending Educational Sessions Sunday afternoon through Tuesday morning. 

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