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Training Schedule

GFOA courses are developed and taught by public finance specialists, and nearly 12,000 state and local finance professionals attend each year. Many of the courses are offered at intermediate and advanced levels to meet the varying needs of the participants. In addition, the programs are held in different locations around the country to make it easier for finance officials to attend.

 
The following calendar provides information about GFOA's training schedule. Please note the listing is subject to periodic update. If you have any questions regarding the training schedule please send an e-mail to Training or call GFOA at (312) 977-9700. Please visit this site regularly for seminar updates and descriptions.

 

Registering for Training

To register online click here. If you prefer to mail or fax in your registration, print a copy of the registration and housing form. Housing is not available online. You must mail, fax, or call in your reservation directly to the hotel where the seminar is being held.

 

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April 2014

Chicago, IL

  • April 7-11                                                      Accounting Academy: An Intensive Introduction     
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $1360 Active/Associate Member; $1885 Nonmember
    • Time: 5 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
    • Speakers:
      • Krisztina Dommer, Senior Manager, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
      • Jake W. Lorentz, Assistant Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Agenda
    • Brochure
    • Register online 
    • Housing Form

 

Desktop Training Internet training

  • April 8 - Repeat offering                                Arbitrage Rebate: Know Your Responsibilities
    • Field of study: Taxation
    • Speaker:
      • Mary Blowe, Finance Director, City of Winchester, VA (Bio)
      • Brian Helming, Vice President - Arbitrage Compliance Services, Bank of New York Mellon Corporate Trust, Dallas, Texas (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Brochure

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 


May 2014

Desktop Training Internet training

 


June 2014

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

  • June 19 - Repeat offering                                How to Get from Governmental Funds to Activities
    • Field of study: Management Advisory Services
    • Speaker:
      • Jake W. Lorentz, Assistant Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form

 

Charlotte, NC

    • Field of study: Finance
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

    • Field of study: Business Management and Organization
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

 

 

 

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards    
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form
    • Register online


July 2014

Desktop Training Internet training

  • July 9 - Repeat offering                                Introduction to Debt
    • Field of study: Management Advisory Services
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Brochure

 

Desktop Training Internet training

  • July 16 - NEW                                               Planning, Budgeting, and Managing Capital Assets  
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Speaker:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Brochure

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

     DATE CHANGE  

    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Speaker:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form 


August 2014

Chicago, IL

  • August 4-8                                                    Accounting Academy: An Intensive Introduction     
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Speakers:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
      • Krisztina Dommer, Senior Manager, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
      • Jake W. Lorentz, Assistant Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $1360 Active/Associate Member; $1885 Nonmember
    • Time: 5 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
    • Brochure
    • Register online 

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

  • August 21 - NEW                                            Internal Control: New and Improved
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Speaker:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form

 


September 2014

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Sacramento, CA


    • Field of study: Management Advisory Services
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

     Newly revised for the new GAAFR
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards    
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online 

 

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Chicago, IL

 


October 2014

New Orleans, LA

 

    • Field of study: Finance
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

  • October 6-7 - Repeat Offering                           Best Practices and Effective Budget Presentation    
    • Field of study: Finance
    • Speakers:
      • Michael E. Bailey, Finance Director, City of Redmond, Washington (Bio)
      • John Fishbein, Senior Manager, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

 

 

  • October 8-9 - Revised                                        TBA

 

     Newly revised for the new GAAFR
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

Desktop Training Internet training

 


November 2014

Desktop Training Internet training

  • November 6 - NEW                                            19th Annual Governmental GAAP Update
    • Field of study: Accounting
    • Presenter:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $180 Active/Associate Member; $195 Nonmember
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Chicago, IL

     Newly revised for the new GAAFR
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

  • November 17 - NEW                                          TBA

 

  • November 18-19 - Revised                                 TBA  

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 


December 2014

Desktop Training Internet training

  • December 4 - Encore                                          19th Annual Governmental GAAP Update
    • Field of study: Accounting
    • Presenter:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $180 Active/Associate Member; $195 Nonmember
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

San Antonio, TX

    • Field of study: Finance
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

 

  • December 10 - Repeat Offering                           Preparing A CAFR 
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $370 Active/Associate Member; $550 Nonmember
    • Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards    
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

  • December 10-11 - Repeat Offering                     Revenue Forecasting  
    • Field of study: Finance
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

     Newly revised for the new GAAFR
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 


January 2015

Desktop Training Internet training

  • January 8 - NEW                                                How to Account for Investments    
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Speaker:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form 

 

Newport Beach, CA

 

 

  • January 13-14 - Repeat Offering                         Best Practices and Effective Budget Presentation    
    • Field of study: Finance
    • Speakers:
      • Michael E. Bailey, Finance Director, City of Redmond, Washington (Bio)
      • John Fishbein, Senior Manager, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

 

    • Field of Study: Business Management and Organization
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 


February 2015

Orlando, FL

  • February 2-3 - NEW                                           TBA  

 

  • February 2-3 - NEW                                           TBA

 

 

  • February 4 - Repeat Offering                             Preparing A CAFR 
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $370 Active/Associate Member; $550 Nonmember
    • Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

  • February 4 - New                                             TBA  

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards    
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

  • February 19 - Repeat offering                           Internal Control: New and Improved
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Speaker:
      • Stephen Gauthier, Director, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $85 Active/Associate Member; $160 Nonmember
    • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
    • Registration form


March 2015

Chicago, IL

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Denver, CO

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards
    • Field of study: Business Management and Organization
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training



April 2015

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Desktop Training Internet training

 

Portland, OR

  • April 27-28 - Repeat Offering                            Best Practices and Effective Budget Presentation    
    • Field of study: Finance
    • Speakers:
      • Michael E. Bailey, Finance Director, City of Redmond, Washington (Bio)
      • John Fishbein, Senior Manager, Technical Services Center, Government Finance Officers Association, Chicago, Illinois (Bio)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

  • April 27-28 - Repeat Offering                            Gates Budget Course    
    • Field of study: Finance
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 Days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

 

 

 

 

     Newly revised and updated for the most recent authoritative standards
    • Field of study: Accounting (Governmental)
    • Price: $580 Active/Associate Member; $790 Nonmember
    • Time: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific), both days
    • Registration form
    • Register online

 

Future GFOA Annual Conferences

Minneapolis, Minnesota May 18-21, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 31-June 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario May 22-25, 2016
Denver, Colorado May 21-24, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri May 6-9, 2018

         

 
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