Virginia Government Finance Officers' Association
2017 Spring Conference - Virginia Beach, VA
May 10 - 12, 2017
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The VGFOA 2017 Spring Conference was held at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach, VA on May 10-12, 2017.


Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
Cyber Security and Risk Management - Mike Watson, VITA
Electronic Payment Security, PCI Compliance & Payment Processing - Perry Halls, Paymentus
Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction - Joe Mastaler, PBMares
Fiduciary Responsibilities & Oversight for Deferred Compensation Retirement Plans - Denise Fortune, Empower Retirement
Municipal Market Update - Sean Ekiert, Dianne Klaiss & Ben LaPointe, Raymond James & Associates

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
The 2016-18 State GF Budget - Jim Regimbal, Fiscal Analytics, Ltd.
Line of Duty Act Overview - Robert Irving, VRS & Susan Jones, DHRM
Cherry Bekaert's 6th Annual Local Government Benchmarking Study - Rob Churchman, Cherry Bekaert, LLP
GASB Update - Scott Reeser, GASB
The Value of the HR/Finance Partnership - Janet Lawson & Kathy Seay, Hanover County
Credit Rating Panel - Tim Barrett, Standard & Poor's; Tiphany Lee-Allen, Moody's; & Mike Rinaldi, Fitch Ratings
Overview of OPEB Accounting Changes - Kevin Binder & Kris Seets, Bolton Partners
Lowering Pharmacy Costs, Improving Healthcare Access & Improving Outcomes - Kevin Cowden & Greg Snow, Wells Fargo Insurance
Water & Sewer Rate Tool - Sheryl Stephens, Draper Aden Associates
Cost Allocations - Taylor Powell, CliftonLarsonAllen

Friday, May 12th, 2017

ACA: Repeal, Replace, What's Next? - Susan Rash, BB&T
Norfolk: Resilient Coastal Community of the Future - Christine Morris, City of Norfolk