2019 Winter Conference

  • GASB Update
  • Cyber Insurance and Responding to Cyber Attacks
  • Arbitrage and Post-Issuance Compliance
  • Federal and State Legislative Update
  • Budget Transparency and Community Involvement

Our Presenters

  • Dean Mead, Senior Research Manager, GASB
  • Jay Wiley, Administrative Vice President and Director of Cybersecurity Operations, M&T Bank
  • John R. Lawrence, Vice President- Commercial Insurance Division, M&T Bank
  • Kim Hoyt, President, Bingham Arbitrage Rebate Services
  • Emily Brock, Director, Federal Liaison Center, GFOA
  • Michael Sanderson, Executive Director, MACo
  • Caroline Sturgis, Deputy Budget Director, City of Baltimore

 

January 25, 2019

BWI Marriott  *  Linthicum, MD

6 CPE Credits Available

Online Registration is now closed. ONSITE registration is available at the conference.

GASB Update

9:10 am

 

Dean Mead, Senior Research Manager, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

This session covers the most recent GASB Pronouncements and reports including fair value measurement, OPEB, tax abatement disclosures, leases, and fiduciary responsibilities.

Cyber Insurance and Responding to Cyber Attacks

11:10 am

 

Jay Wiley, Administrative Vice President and Director of Cybersecurity Operations, M&T Bank

John R. Lawrence, Vice President- Commercial Insurance Division, M&T Bank

In October, MDGFOA conference attendees were provided training in identifying and avoiding numerous sources of cyber attacks and keeping data safe. This session will provide a follow-up and discuss how to respond if and when you are a victim of a cyber attack. An overview of cyber insurance, and whether it may or may not be beneficial will be provided.

Arbitrage and Post-Issuance Compliance

1:30 pm

 Kim Hoyt, President, Bingham Arbitrage Rebate Services

This session will provide guidance and understanding to navigating arbitrage rules within the federal tax law. Training will be provided to government budget officials working post-issuance to maintain compliance with the Internal Revenue Service's arbitrage rules.

 

Speaker Bios

Federal and State Legislative Update

2:40 pm

 

Emily Brock, Director, Federal Liaison Center, GFOA

Michael Sanderson, Executive Director, Maryland Association of Counties (MACo)

This session will examine what the third year of President Trump's administration, the 116th Congress, the fifth year of Governor Hogan's administration and what the 2019 Maryland General Assembly holds for government finance officers.

Budget Transparency and Community Involvement

3:30 pm

 

Caroline Sturgis, Deputy Budget Director, City of Baltimore

 

This session will explore ways local government officials can provide greater transparency to citizens who are seeking more information on how their tax dollars are being spent. Attendees will learn methods to better develop their budgets with effective communications, better presentations, and public input in mind. Additional detail on the benefits the City's public input surveys provide in developing the annual capital and operating budgets will be discussed.

Agenda at a Glance

8:30 am- Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am- Welcome

9:10 am- Session I

10:50 am- Break

11:10 am- Session II

12:00 noon- Networking Session

12:30 pm- Conference Luncheon

1:30 pm- Session III

2:20 pm- Break

2:40 pm- Session IV

3:30 pm- Session V

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Registration Fees
MDGFOA Member $175.00
Govt Employed Non-Member $215.00
Assoc. Non-Member $225.00
Retired MDGFOA Member $75.00

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