Schedule

 

Sunday, September 8, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM        Registration Desk Open
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM        Speaker Ready Room
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM     Statutory Requirements and Ethical Considerations for Public Officials
12:00 – 1:00 PM              Informal Lunch and Networking
1:00 – 3:15 PM                Football Tailgate
1:00 - 1:50 PM                 Borrowing with Bonds: New SEC Rules and Related Practical Considerations
1:00 - 1:50 PM                 Using Ratios and Other Indicators to Assess Fiscal Well Being
1:00 - 1:50 PM                 Shared Services for Technology: Opportunities and Challenges to
                                                      Maximizing Taxpayer Value
2:00 - 2:50 PM                 Understanding New Changes to the Minimum Wage Law and
                                                      Other Wage-Related Statutes
2:00 - 2:50 PM                 Investment Accounting and Reporting Meets Strategy
2:00 - 2:50 PM                 Defending Your Organization Against Cyber Thugs
3:00 - 3:50 PM                 General Session: Financial Leadership – Excellence Can Only Be Achieved By You!
4:00 - 5:00 PM                 New Member & First Time Attendee Reception - 
                                                       hosted by IGFOA President Melissa Gallagher
4:00 - 5:00 PM                 Sustaining and Associate Partners' Happy Hour
5:00 - 6:30 PM                 Vendor Showcase Welcome Reception
6:30 - 9:00 PM                 Dinner on Your Own or Optional Dinner Alternative: IGFOA Hospitality Room 

Monday, September 9, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM           Speaker Ready Room
7:45 AM                              Buffet Breakfast

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM          Registration Desk Open
8:00 - 8:30 AM                 Welcome and GFOA Update – GFOA President-Elect, Marion M. Gee
8:30 - 9:20 AM                 Keynote Address: The Fundamentals of Winning – “For Each Other” 
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM        Vendor Showcase Open
9:30 - 10:20 AM               New Developments and Credit Trends in the Illinois Municipal Bond Market
9:30 - 10:20 AM               Fraud, Fraud, Everywhere: Stories from the Fraud Frontline! 
9:30 - 10:20 AM               It’s Not Just Math: How Water Rates Drive Policy and Shape 
                                                  your Community's Future 
10:40 - 11:30 AM             The Basics of Bonds for Park Districts and Non-Home Rule Communities
10:40 - 11:30 AM             Accounting for TIFs
10:40 - 11:30 AM             Blockchain: Preparing for Disruption
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM      Roundtable Breakout Sessions:
                                                 • The GFOA’s CPFO Certification Program
                                                 • Park Districts: What are the Current Issues You’re Dealing With…or Should Be?
                                                 • County Revenues and Cost Drivers
                                                 • Utility Billing Challenges for Finance Directors
                                                 •  Millennials in Public Finance
                                                 • Mental Toughness, Leadership, and Team First: A Conversation with Jason Kuhn
12:30 - 1:30 PM                 Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting
1:30 - 6:15 PM                    Vendor Showcase Open
1:45 - 2:35 PM                    Factors Impacting the Rate Environment – 
                                                        Implications for Illinois Public Funds Investors
1:45 - 2:35 PM                    GASB Update - Part 1 
1:45 - 2:35 PM                    On-line Payments: Self-Reported Taxes
2:00 - 5:30 PM                    Complimentary Headshots  
2:35 - 3:00 PM                    Dessert in the Vendor Showcase
3:00 - 4:15 PM                    GASB Update - Part 2
3:00 - 4:15 PM                    Planning and Responding to Active Shooter/Violent Incidents
4:25 – 5:15 PM                   IDOR - The Local Tax Allocation Division and Your Local Government
4:25 – 5:15 PM                   Who Wants to be a Pension Expert?
4:25 – 5:15 PM                   Five Tools to Help Local Governments Bridge the Strategic Planning 
                                                       and Execution Gap
5:15 - 6:15 PM                    Reception - Closing of the Vendor Showcase
6:45 - 10:00 PM                  Social Event - Destihl  (shuttle buses begin at 6:25 PM from the Bloomington-
                                                                                                Normal Marriott Hotel, Broadway Street entrance)
Between all Monday sessions, breaks are available in the Vendor Showcase - Redbird Ballroom.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
7:30 - 11:00 AM               Registration Desk Open
7:30 - 11:30 AM                Speaker Ready Room
8:00 AM                              Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 9:45 AM                  Illinois Municipal League 2019 Legislative Update 
10:00 - 11:15 AM             GATA - An Overview of Indirect Cost 
10:00 - 11:15 AM             Leading by Example – Success Stories of Innovation, Growth and Engagement,
                                                      and Ethical Fortitude 
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM      Safely Utilizing Credit in a Public Portfolio  
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM      Demystify Finances for Your Elected Officials
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM      The Importance of Fleet Management

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers.  Unless noted, all events are held at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.  Questions about the 2019 Annual Conference, please contact the IGFOA at (630) 942-6587 or info@igfoa.org.   

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