Exploring Skills for the Future


Date: May 1, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:40 PM
Location: Drury Lane Theatre
Address: 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Course Code: C43136
CPE: 8 hours
Cost: $365 members / $450 non-members
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Government Employees: 40% discount - must call to register

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The Building Blocks Workshop is Back!

This workshop is designed to provide entry-level professionals with a basic understanding of governmental accounting and an opportunity to enhance their proficiency. Review the accounting rules for a wide variety of funds including fund balance classifications, plus develop the techniques to convert fund-level statements to government-wide financial statements. Participants will get hands-on learning while working through real problems on laptops with their peers. 
  • 7:30 AM - 8:20 AM: Optional Early-Rise Session | Ethics: Four Guiding Principles for CPAs
  • 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM: General Session | GASB Update: OPEB, Leases, New Fiduciary Activities, Debt Disclosures and so much more!
  • 10:00 AM - 4:40 PM: Building blocks workshop (breaks and lunch included within)
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Government Conference Agenda

  • 7:30 am - 8:20 am | Optional Early Riser Session: Ethics: Four Guiding Principles for CPAs

  • 8:30 am - 9:45 am | GASB Update: OPEB, Leases, New Fiduciary Activities, Debt Disclosures and More!

  • 9:45 am - 10:00 am | Networking Break

  • 10:00 am - 10:50 am | Concurrent Session A: GASB Issues You Should Know, But Don't

  • 10:00 am - 10:50 am | Concurrent Session B: OCBOA Questions Answered

  • 10:50 am - 12:10 pm | Common (or Not so Common) Debt Covenant Issues

  • 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm | Networking Lunch

  • 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm | Not All Fraud is Created Equal: GAOs Fraud Risk Management Framework

  • 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm | Networking Break

  • 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm | Concurrent Session A: Common Financial Statement Reporting Deficiencies

  • 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm | Concurrent Session B: State Legislative Update: New Governmental Audit Standards

  • 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm Concurrent Session A: OPEB - What Questions Should I Be Asking?

  • 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | Concurrent Session B: Single Audit Common Deficiencies and Other Hot Topics



Special thanks to the conference taskforce:


  • Linda Abernethy, CPA, RSM US LLP
  • Jason Askin, CPA, Sikich
  • Tony Boras, CPA, Crowe Horwath, LLP
  • Daniel J. Nugent, CPA, State of Illinois Office of the Auditor General
  • Kent Oliven, CPA, Village of Alsip
  • Moises Sanchez, CPA, MBA, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Rita A. Trainor, CPA, CMA, CIGFO, Finance Director, Wheaton Park District