Virginia Government Finance Officers' Association
2018 Spring Conference - Norfolk, VA
May 23 - 25, 2018
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The VGFOA 2018 Spring Conference was held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel in Norfolk, VA on May 23-25, 2018. Click Here for conference pictures.


Wednesday, May 23rd:
GFOA Update - Michele Levine, GFOA
US Economic Outlook - Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Financial Services
Virginia Economic Forecast - Robert McNab, ODU

Thursday, May 24th:
GASB Update - Current Pronouncements - Paulina Haro, GASB
VRS Overview - Barry Faison, VRS
GASB Update - Current Technical Agenda - Paulina Haro, GASB
Cyber Security - Risk Management - Cindy Gross, Brown Edwards & Company LLP
Cherry Bekaert's Annual Benchmarking Survey Results - Rob Churchman, Cherry Bekaert
Innovation in the Public Sector - Rachel Westerfield & Matthew Burnham, Accenture Management Consulting
What Drives Health Care Cost and How to Contain It - Kerry Smith & Nick Allen, USI Insurance Services
Green Infrastructure Financing - Shawn Crumlish, Virginia Resources Authority; Carolyn duPont, Quantified Ventures; Gauri Gadgil, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; James Davis-Martin, VA Department of Environmental Quality
50 Shades of Fraud - William Pounds, Cherry Bekaert
Overview of GASB 74/74 - Daniel Homan and William Dowd, SageView
Cooperative Purchasing in VA - Eugene Anderson, Norfolk State University
Implementing the Green Book - Sean Walker, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
Virginia Local Governments: Sector Trends - Evan Hess, Moody's
Federal/Commonwealth/Local Recent Developments - Parker Montgomery, Fitch Ratings
Issue Credit Ratings - Timothy Barrett, S&P Global Ratings

Friday, May 25th:
Financial Policy Development - Jenn Diercksen, Davenport & Company
APA - Local Government Update - Rachel Reamy and Kristy Scott, Auditor of Public Accounts
Managing Fiduciary Responsibility - Beryl Ball, CAPTrust
Fiduciaries of Governmental Retirement Plans - Marc Purintun, Williams Mullen