South Metro Chapter Sponsors: Professional Development Seminar

Presented by the South metro chapter

Seminar

Friday, April 16, 2021, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM

  • Members $ 30.00 Before Apr 14, 2021 Members $ 30.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 30.00 Before Apr 14, 2021 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 30.00
  • Non-members $ 45.00 Before Apr 14, 2021 Non-members $ 45.00

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Description

Join the IGFOA South Metro Chapter as they present two webinars on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Session 1:  9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - The COVID-19 Impact on the Municipal Bond Market

One year into COVID-19, many Illinois local governments have experienced volatile revenues from State-mandated economic shutdowns. This session will provide an update on the municipal bond market following one of the most historic pandemics this country has ever seen and highlight various ways communities can now take advantage of the current market environment despite volatile or even declining revenues.

Learning Objectives:  Participants completing this session will be able to:

  1. Market Update: Attendees will understand how the pandemic has led to the current level of municipal bond interest rates.
  2. Strategic Initiatives: Attendees will be introduced to various strategic tools that can be employed to navigate the impacts of the pandemic.
  3. Credit Impact: Attendees will learn how rating agencies have incorporated the impacts of COVID-19 into their credit rating reviews.

Speakers: Andrew Kim, Director, Public Finance, PMA Securities, LLC and Kevin O’Kelly, Vice President - Public Finance, Raymond James

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery Method: Internet Based
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: General background in municipal bond market
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Finance - Technical
NASBA CPE: Earn About 1.0 CPE credit

Session 2:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Legislative Update


This session will provide participants with an update on State legislative matters relevant to Illinois local governments.

 Learning Objectives: Participants completing this session will be able to:

  1. Gain knowledge of new Illinois Public Acts significantly affecting local governments.
  2. Understand the outcomes of the most recent lame duck Session in the Illinois General Assembly and whether those outcomes may significantly impact local governments.
  3. Become familiar with the latest developments and status of Downstate Pension reform and the potential for further changes.
  4. Explore ongoing State budget issues and how Illinois local government revenues may be affected.

 Speaker: William D. McCarty II, Director - Office of Budget and Management, City of Springfield, IGFOA Vice President and Legislative Committee Chair

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery Method: Internet Based
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Business Law - Technical
NASBA CPE: Earn About 1.0 CPE credit

CPE hours: 2.00

For more information

Illinois GFOA
info@igfoa.org
6309426587

Registration and cancellation policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. 

Cancellation of an event registration is subject to the following policy:
• No refunds will be given for cancellations the day of the event and no shows.
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations five (5) business days or more prior to an event, refunds will be offset by a $20 cancellation fee. 
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations within five (5) business days of the training, refunds will be offset by a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee.
• A substitute attendee may be designated provided that the payment has been made and the IGFOA office has been notified in advance.
• A written request for a refund must be emailed to the IGFOA prior to the event.

By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers, cancel the training due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full.   Should IGFOA cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event.

If you have questions about the cancellation and refund policy, your membership, or a complaint, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.

Approved by the National Registry of CPE Sponsors

CPE RegistryIllinois Government Finance Officers Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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