Education & events

Apr 25, 2019 Thursday


Fixed Income Investments – Soup to Nuts about Marketable Securities

2:30pm–4:00pmNaperville, IL

Apr 26, 2019 Friday


#ELGLInspire – Northern Illinois University

Apr 29–May 3, 2019 Monday


Midwest Leadership Institute - CGS/NIU sponsored event

May 3, 2019 Friday

South metro chapter | Presented by the South metro chapter

South Metro Chapter Board Meeting

8:30am–9:30amTinley Park, IL

May 3, 2019 Friday

Downstate chapter | Presented by the Downstate chapter

Downstate Southwestern Region - Improving Audit Process and GASB 87 Leases

11:30am–2:00pmO’Fallon, IL

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  • Seminars and workshops are held throughout Illinois and in nearby states in cooperation with other Government Finance Officers Associations.
  • Basic and advanced courses on topics such as Government Accounting, Cash Managment, Debt Administration, Budgeting and Capital Planning
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