Register for GFOA’s Just Added Webinars

THERE’S STILL TIME TO REGISTER! Personnel Budgeting in a Recession

June 12, 2020 • 2:00‒3:00 pm (Eastern)

Webinar • 1 CPE Credit

Learn common strategies for balancing the budget by reducing personnel expenses; identify lessons learned in implementing personnel cost saving techniques from experienced finance officers; and understand and evaluate the long-term risks of budget reduction strategies related to personnel.

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Using Economic Data & Trends to Better Understand the Economic Landscape

June 17, 2020 • 3:00‒4:00 pm (Eastern)

Webinar • 1 CPE Credit

Find out about research from the Fed on possible paths to recovery for state and local governments as a result of COVID-19; understand how to interpret macro- and microeconomic data and indices to comprehend the economic environment to set context; explore strategies state and local governments are employing to address the current fiscal environment; and understand the most important economic drivers for financial decision-making during uncertain times.

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Leadership During Financial Distress

June 19, 2020 • 2:00‒3:00 pm (Eastern)

Webinar • 1 CPE Credit

On this webinar, you will learn about the essentials of leadership in the financial recovery process. Speakers will draw on lessons learned from the hard times of the 2008 Great Recession, as well as from the current experiences of how governments are dealing with today’s financial crisis.

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How to Reduce Paper and Save Time and Money

June 29, 2020 • 2:00‒3:00 pm (Eastern)

Webinar • 1 CPE Credit

COVID-19 has not only forced employees to work from home but also forced organizations to rethink their business processes that require access to the office or involve large amounts of paper. This session will highlight GFOA’s recent Fiscal First Aid report on opportunities for governments to move away from paper-based business processes.

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Capital Budgeting and Fiscal Crisis

July 20, 2020 • 2:00‒3:00 pm (Eastern)

Webinar • 1 CPE Credit

In this session, speakers will discuss how to evaluate strategies for reducing capital expenditures and take into account impact on the operating budget, asset life-cycle costs, and how to address changes to your capital budget and long-term capital improvement plan (CIP). Additional impacts to outstanding debt or impact on an organization’s bond ratings will also be discussed.

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Basics of Project Accounting

July 30, 2020 • 2:00‒4:00 pm (Eastern)

Webinar • 2 CPE Credits

Learn the basics of project accounting including definitions, how to account for the components of a project, techniques for using your financial system effectively, and common financial reporting considerations. Speakers will also provide a quick overview of example projects to explain key points.

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GFOA Announces New COVID 19 Resource for Budget & Financial Planning

It is important we all do the right thing and practice social distancing to beat COVID-19. This doesn’t mean that you have to put your professional development and engagement with your colleagues on hold. We can connect virtually with the high quality programming you’ve come to expect from GFOA. Sign up to attend sessions on familiar core topics like accounting, budgeting, treasury management, and debt. The virtual conference will also provide programs to bring you the tools and skills you need to steer your jurisdiction through the pandemic. The sessions will be streamed between May 18–June 26, 2020, and will feature leading practitioners, recognized industry experts, and researchers (40+ sessions available • session days and times vary).

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Stay Informed on COVID 19 Updates by following GFOA

Annual Fall Conference Dates Sept 13-16, 2020

at the Omni Hotel Providence, RI

The New England States Government Finance Officers Association

The New England States GFOA is the nation’s first multi-state GFOA that is comprised of membership from each state in the region. For over 70 years state and local finance officials along with private sector professionals have been collaborating with each other to share solutions on common issues. The NESGFOA has a proud legacy and welcomes you to join us for the next chapter in our history!

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Become a Member of NESGFOA

Individuals from any of the New England states who are interested in NESGFOA membership should contact their local GFOA organization.

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72nd Annual Fall Conference

September 8-11, 2019 in Stowe, Vermont. Earn CPE credits and enjoy a wide selection of networking opportunities with public finance officials throughout New England.

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