2018 Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference (13070)

Friday, December 7, 2018 / Atlanta, GA

Financial professionals working for and with government entities are continually addressing changes. Make sure you are up-to-date and understand the recent issues that face federal, state and local governments, as well as their auditors.


LIVE STREAM Attendance Option - Event Code: LS13070
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Event Status: CLOSED – Please contact the CPE Department at 404-231-8676, Opt. 3 or 800-330-8889, Opt. 3 for additional assistance.

Event ID: #13070

CPE: 8.0 credits

Total Price: $330.00

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Financial professionals working for and with government entities are continually addressing changes. Make sure you are up-to-date and understand the recent issues that face federal, state and local governments, as well as their auditors. The 2018 Governmental A&A Conference will provide practical knowledge and direction, which will allow you to apply these skills directly to your daily responsibilities.


Live Stream Attendance
Event Code:  LS13070 
Live stream allows you to attend the conference from your home, office or anywhere you can access the internet. You view the sessions in real time as part of the audience and have interaction with other attendees via chat areas. All sessions will be available to attend via live stream.
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Friday, December 7, 2018

7:15am-8:00am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:05am-9:20
A - Internal Audit vs Artificial Intelligence (A&A) Credits: 1.5 AA

III John Fuchko

Explore ways artificial intelligence, automation, and algorithms may impact internal audit and how internal audit may inform these technological trends. Could an app replace an auditor? What are the risks associated with greater reliance on technology? Discuss these thought-provoking questions and gain insight.

9:30am-10:20am
B - Financial Reporting for Debt: Recent GASB Activities (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AA

Pamela Dolan
Governmental Accounting Standards Board , Norwalk, CT

Financial reporting for debt has been the subject of several recent Governmental Accounting Standards Board projects. Cover recently issued Statements 86, 88, and 89 that relate to various debt topics, as well as ongoing deliberations in the Conduit Debt project. 

10:30am-11:45am
C – Yellow Book Update (A&A) Credits: 1.5 AA

Lynda Dennis
University of Central Florida (UCF) , Orlando, FL

Discuss the proposed changes to Government Auditing Standards and receive an update as to the status of the project. In addition, review areas of the current standards where peer reviews and other inspections have found deficiencies.

11:45am-12:20pm
Lunch

12:20pm-1:10pm
D1 - Standards Update for Governmental Auditors (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AA

Joel M. Black, CPA
Mauldin & Jenkins CPAs LLC , Atlanta, GA

Receive an update on new auditing and assurance standards that will impact government engagements, including a discussion on SAS 133 and SSAE 18 as well as on-going projects of the Auditing Standards Board and the AICPA.

12:20pm-1:10pm
D2 - Tax Abatement Disclosures: What You Need to Know (A&A) Credits: 1.0 AA

Pamela Dolan
Governmental Accounting Standards Board , Norwalk, CT

The subject of GASB Statement 77 is a financial reporting topic not previously addressed in authoritative guidance. Cover the basics of the requirements, as well as common issues that have resulted in implementation guidance issued by the GASB.

1:20pm-2:35pm
E - GASB 84: Practical Guidance in Accounting for Fiduciary Activities (A&A) Credits: 1.5 AA

Tracy Arner, CPA
Program Training Manager / University of Georgia , Atlanta, GA

Focus on the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s recent changes to the presentation of fiduciary activities in the audited financial statements. At the end of this session, you will be able to recall the criteria for identifying fiduciary activities; differentiate between the generic fund types within the fiduciary category of funds; recall the financial reporting requirements for the Statement of Fiduciary Net Position and the Statement of Changes in Fiduciary Net Position; and discuss practical steps for implementing the standard.

2:45pm-4:00pm
F1 - GASB Update (A&A) Credits: 1.5 AA

Lynda Dennis
University of Central Florida (UCF) , Orlando, FL

Review recently issued and recently effective GASB standards and discuss current GASB projects and their potential impact on current practice.

2:45pm-4:00pm
F2 - GASB 87: Leases (A&A) Credits: 1.5 AA

Alan Skelton
State Accounting Office , Atlanta, GA

The objective of the session is to better meet the information needs of financial statement users by improving accounting and financial reporting for leases by governments.

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Conference Site

GSCPA Learning Center
6 Concourse Pkwy Ste 800
Atlanta, GA 30328

404-231-8676

 

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Late Registration

$370 GSCPA Members, $470 Non-Members (after 12/4/2018)