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2019 Conference Schedule

 

NEW – Conference Concierge! – Would you like assistance customizing your training experience? We have 75+ sessions to choose from and would be happy to help you choose the sessions to best meet your development needs. Please send an email to gfponline@wipfli.com with the subject “Conference Concierge,” and you will be contacted to help you build a conference schedule that is personalized for you!

Sunday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference (Part 1)
1:30-5 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Preconference: General Provisions and Administrative Requirements

Monday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Federally Qualified Health Center Bootcamp Preconference
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference (Part 2)
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Preconference: Cost Principles & Allocation, Selected Items of Cost, and Audit Requirements
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Leadership Preconference: Imagine If You Had the Ideal Culture

Monday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Federally Qualified Health Center Bootcamp Preconference, cont.
1:30-5 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference (Part 3)
1:30-5 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB’s Uniform Guidance Preconference: Cost Principles & Allocation, Selected Items of Cost, and Audit Requirements, cont'd
1:30-5 p.m.
Sage Intacct Fundamentals Preconference

Tuesday Morning Full Sessions

9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Opening Session
Select EITHER one Afternoon Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session

Tuesday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
4 Key Principles to Empowering Employees
1:30-5 p.m.
Designing the Future: Research Approaches and Community Needs
1:30-5 p.m.
General Board Governance
1:30-5 p.m.
HS/EHS Non-Federal Share/In-Kind/Match: No Matter What You Call It, You Have to Have It!
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Tuesday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Finance Department of the Future
1:30-3:05 p.m.
HRSA Onsite Visit and Scope Change
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Signs You've Outgrown Your Accounting System
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Uncover Efficiencies Through Process Workflows

Tuesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
FQHC Cost Analysis, Reporting, and Rate Setting
3:25-5 p.m.
Imagine If You Could Speed Up Your Procurement Process… Improve Adherence to Controls and Budget
3:25-5 p.m.
Managing Cybersecurity Risk and Tips on How Not to Become a Victim
3:25-5 p.m.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Finance Department
Select EITHER one Morning Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session

Wednesday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Beyond the Magic 8 Ball: The Art of Cash Flow Projection
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Cloud Accounting Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Designing the Future: Essentials of Strategy
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Donors! Get Them and Keep Them!
8:15-11:45 a.m.
HS/EHS Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA)
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Maximizing Social Impact with Blockchain - An Introduction to a Critical Tool You Need
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Understanding the IRS Form 990
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Uniform Guidance Procurement Regulations
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Wednesday 1st Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Cybersecurity 101: Training and Awareness for What Employees Really Need to Know
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Evolving QI/QA to a Full-Scope Performance Improvement Program
8:15-9:50 a.m.
How Technology Can Improve Your Budgeting and Reporting Process
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Strategic Planning for the HR Professional

Wednesday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Billing for Special/Unique Services Under Medicare
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Budgeting and Forecasting Best Practices for Nonprofits
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Survey Says: More Communication!
10:10-11:45 a.m.
You've Been Hacked…Now What?
Select EITHER one Afternoon Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session

Wednesday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Analyzing Audited Financial Statements for Executive Directors and Board Members
1:30-5 p.m.
Financial Analysis
1:30-5 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Monitoring Protocol 101
1:30-5 p.m.
Total Rewards: Get and Keep the Best People for Your Nonprofit
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Wednesday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Best Practices: Achieving Better Participant Outcomes
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Designing the Future: Taking Strategy Into Action!
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Improve Performance: Tools for Finance and HR Excellence
1:30-3:05 p.m.
OMB Compliance Supplement
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Qualified Transportation Benefits: The Parking Lot Tax
1:30-3:05 p.m.
The CFO of the Future
1:30-3:05 p.m.
The Heartbeat of Your Organization

Wednesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
Designing the Future: Tools for Strategic Change Leaders
3:25-5 p.m.
Head Start and Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Natural Partnership
3:25-5 p.m.
Steve and Ryan's Top Tech Toys (T Cubed)
3:25-5 p.m.
Transforming Your Financial Operations with Sage Intacct
3:25-5 p.m.
What Plan Sponsors Need to Know About Your Plan Fees
3:25-5 p.m.
Winning Draft Day: Techniques and Approaches for Hiring the Best Talent
Select EITHER one Morning Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session

Thursday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Achieve Community Change: Charting a Theory for Transformation
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Attract and Retain Talent: Blueprint to Your Employment Brand
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Internal Controls: Applying the COSO Framework or Greenbook
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Microsoft 365 Tips, Tricks and Takeaways
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Strategic Goals vs Organizational Risks: What is Your Readiness?
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Your CFO Can Fix That
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Thursday 1st Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

8:15-9:50 a.m.
10% de Minimis Indirect Cost Rate
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Designing the Future: Meeting the Requirements of the CSBG Org Standard Organizational Standards - Strategic Planning
8:15-9:50 a.m.
How to Avoid Common Project Management Pitfalls
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Real-Life Fraud Adventures

Thursday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Internal Controls for Lean Organizations
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Is it Time to Up Your Project Management Game ?
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Real-Life Grant-Funded Challenges
10:10-11:45 a.m.
The Basics of Emergency Preparedness
Select EITHER one Afternoon Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session

Thursday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Allowable Costs: What Can I Spend My Money On?
1:30-5 p.m.
An Auditor's Look at Internal Controls
1:30-5 p.m.
Enterprise Risk Management: Don't Miss on Your Mission From Leadership to Board Risk Committees
1:30-5 p.m.
Talent Assessment & Succession Planning
1:30-5 p.m.
Unlock Leadership Impact in GenY and GenZ
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Thursday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Active Shooter: Building a Plan for Survival
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Digital Transformation: People Process and Technology
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Formulaphobia: Don't Fear the Excel Formula
1:30-3:05 p.m.
I'm a Board Member . . . Now What?
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Implementing and Automating Nonprofit Revenue Recognition
1:30-3:05 p.m.
The Digital Anatomy of a Nonprofit and How Systems Accelerate Impact

Thursday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
Find the Keys to Measuring Performance!
3:25-5 p.m.
Fiscal Policies and Procedures
3:25-5 p.m.
Focus on Leadership
3:25-5 p.m.
Practical View of Collaboration Toolsets Available to Nonprofits and Where They Are Used
3:25-5 p.m.
The Agile Organization: Employing Agile Thinking in Today’s Nonprofit Organization:
Select EITHER one Morning Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session

Friday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Organizational Self-Assessment & Planning Capstone
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Practicum: In-Kind, Let's Go Get It
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Preparing for the Audit
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Why People Leave: Addressing Engagement Challenges
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Friday 1st Morning Mini Sessions

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Strategic Issues and Options: What Are Your Current Challenges and What's Just Around the Corner?

Friday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Managing Indirect Costs Within Grant-Funded Organizations Using Sage Intacct

What our attendees say...



"I recommend this conference to all of our regional agencies. Provides relevant information on policy, best practices, and general operations of non-profits."
Misty O'Keefe, COO
Child Care Aware of Missouri
"As a new executive director, I found the conference to be organized, well planned, information-rich, and an excellent use of my time."
Angele Thibodeaux Burns, CEO
East Central Illinois Community Action Agency
"If you want your organization to grow and become a leader in your community, you need to come to this conference."
Brian Heese, Executive Director
Northern California Child Development, Inc.
"Best conference I have ever attended in my career. Very relevant topics to finance for non-profits and excellent presenters."
Mary Werner, Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Lutheran Social Services of the South Upbring
"This was my first year attending and I have learned so much! Wipfli rocks!! See you all next year!"
Daphne Harris Brown, Compliance Specialist/IT Specialist
Washington County Opportunities
"This conference was intensive. I would recommend this training and conference to all my colleagues. The staff and presenters are second to none."
Charlie Ugarte, Director of Finance
Puerto Rican Family Institute