Government Finance Officers Association.


Key Dates

There are so many professional development opportunities with GFOA

Sign up for GFOA training in your home state, area, or attend the Annual Conference. Take advantage of training at the convenience of your computer with GFOA's webinars and web-stream courses. Participate in GFOA's many Awards Programs and CPFO Programs.

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MARCH 2019

1 Application deadline for Awards for Excellence Go to for details

7 Introduction to Governmental Accounting for Accountants (encore) Group Internet-Based Course

11-14 Group-Live Courses in Salt Lake City, Utah

11 Best Practices in Budgeting: Budget Monitoring 11 Enterprise Fund Accounting 11-12 Investing Public Funds 12 Preparing a CAFR 12 Best Practices in Budgeting: Communicating the Budget 13-14 Intermediate Governmental Accounting 13-14 Capital Budgeting and Infrastructure Finance 19-21 NEW GFOA Skills Building Workshop Budget Development in Chicago, Illinois

20 Accounting for Leases under the New Standard (encore) Group Internet-Based Course

21 NEW Overview of GFOA's Budgeting Best Practices Group Internet-Based Course

26-28 Accounting Academy: An Intensive Introduction to Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting in Chicago, Illinois Space is limited

28 NEW Coaching Your Employees to Greatness Group Internet-Based Course

APRIL 2019

1-4 Group-Live Courses in Chicago, Illinois

1-2 Debt Management for Frequent Issuers 3 Strategic Planning 4-5 Managing the Budget Process 11 Annual Conference Advance Registration Discount Deadline

11 NEW Case Studies in Online Financial Transparency Group Internet-Based Course

MAY 2019

10 Early Registration Discount Deadline for GFOA's June 10-13 Group-Live Training Seminars in Portland, Oregon

17-18 Preconference Seminars in Los Angeles, California

17 Alliance For Excellence In School Budgeting: GFOA Annual Conference Meetin0g 17 Strategies for Professional Growth: Building Confidence And Influence 17 All The Queen's Horses--Beyond The Movie 17 It's Out There: Understanding The Financial Impacts of Cyber Security Risk 17 Finding The Flight Banking Services Fit for You 18 An Accountant, An Actuary, and An Auditor Walk Into A Bar ... 18 Issuer Disclosure Practices and Investor Relations Program 18 Detroit: Past, Present, Future 18 All The Queen's Horses--Beyond The Movie (encore) 18 Doing The Right Thing When It Is Hard: Living Your Ethics in Tough Situations 18 GFOA Committee Meetings in Los Angeles, California

18 GFOA State/Provincial Representatives and Presidents Meeting in Los Angeles, California

18-19 Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) Testing in Los...

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