Conference Sessions

Conference Sessions

Conference sessions for the 110th GFOA annual conference are listed below. GFOA sessions will feature public-sector practitioners discussing best practices, lessons learned, or innovative approaches to meeting challenges faced by governments across the United States and Canada. 

Specific times for each session along with session agendas, speakers, and handouts will be posted as the information becomes available.  All sessions will take place May 22-25, 2016 at the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre.  Concurrent sessions start on Sunday, May 22 at 1:30 PM.  Sessions are scheduled all day on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24.  The conference sessions conclude on Wednesday, May 25 at 12:10 PM. GFOA also offers preconference sessions on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21.

Note: The session program listed is tentative and subject to change.  For any additional questions, please contact Mike Mucha.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 3:35pm to 4:50pm
Speaker
Chief Financial Officer
Portland Public Schools
Moderator
Finance Director
City of Minnetonka, MN
Speaker
Finance Director
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Speaker
Deputy City Manager and CFO (retired)
City Of Toronto
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 2:40pm to 3:30pm
Moderator
Budget and Program Evaluation Manager
City of Madison
Speaker
Deputy Finance Director
City of Redmond, Washington
Speaker
Executive Director
ProbabilityManagement.org
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:10am
Moderator
Budget Management Specialist
Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Speaker
Budget Manager
Waukesha County, WI
Speaker
Assistant City Manager
City of Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker
Director of Finance & City Treasurer
City of Grandview, Missouri
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 2:40pm to 3:55pm
Moderator
Deputy Treasurer
Arlington County, VA
Speaker
Chief Financial Officer
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
Moderator
CFO/COO
Indiana Finance Authority
Speaker
Director, Global Strategic Development
Scheidt & Bachmann
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 3:35pm to 4:50pm
Speaker
Managing Director
William Blair
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
Moderator
Assistant Director for Research and Compliance
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, Division of Local Government Audit
Speaker
Managing Director HMS Employer
Speaker
CEO
Harmari by LTAS Technologies
Speaker
Consultant
ACL Services Ltd.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Moderator
Deputy Finance Director
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Speaker
Chief Innovation Officer
City of Riverside
Speaker
Senior Manager
McKonly & Asbury, LLP
Speaker
Senior Manager
Plante & Moran, PLLC
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:20am to 12:00pm
Moderator
Chief Financial Officer
Cook County
Speaker
Former City Manager and CFO
City of Toronto
Speaker
Data Illuminator
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Speaker
Executive Director - Budget
Atlanta Public Schools
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 3:50pm to 4:40pm
Moderator
Assistant Finance Director
City of Edmond, OK
Speaker
Gehring Group
Palm Beach Gardens
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:20am to 12:00pm
Speaker
Finance Director/City Treasurer
City of Monterrey, CA
Speaker
Finance Director
City of Redmond, WA
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Moderator
Director
Public Financial Management, Inc.
Speaker
Professor
University of Washington
Speaker
CFO Public Works and Development Services
Kenosha County, Wisconsin
Speaker
Chief Financial Officer
Pure Technologies Ltd.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Speaker
Assistant General Manager – Business Services
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Speaker
Chief Financial Officer
Hillsborough Regional Transit Authority
Speaker
Chief Financial Officer
City of Nanaimo, BC
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 2:40pm to 3:55pm
Speaker
Financial Controls & Budget Manager
Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX)
Speaker
Chief Performance Officer
City of Austin
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 2:40pm to 3:30pm
Moderator/Speaker
City Manager
City of Manassas
Speaker
Business Manager/Board Secretary
Upper Moreland School District
Speaker
Assistant Superintendent Finance and Operations
Bellingham Public Schools # 501
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 2:40pm to 3:51pm
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 2:40pm to 3:55pm
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Moderator
Chief Financial Officer
DC Water & Sewer Authority
Speaker
Managing Director
The PFM Group
Speaker
Senior Managing Director
Swap Financial Group
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:10am
Moderator/Speaker
Chief Financial Officer
City of Rock Hill, SC
Speaker
Managing Director, Forensics & Valuation Services
BKD, LLP
Speaker
Principal
Baker Tilly
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
Moderator
Town Administrator
Town of Berlin, MD
Speaker
CFO
Albuquerque Bernalillio County Water Utility Authority
Speaker
Director of Finance
City of Boulder, CO
Speaker
Controller
City of Orlando, Florida
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 1:30pm to 2:20pm
Moderator
City Administrator
Mequon, Wisconsin
Moderator/Speaker
Assistant City Manager
City of Georgetown, TX
Speaker
Principal
Urban3
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:20am to 12:00pm
Speaker
Partner
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Speaker
Partner
Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP
Speaker
Manager, Financial and Compliance Investigations, Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury

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