2019 Conference Schedule

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Preconference check-in is Sunday, July 14, 2019, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Monday, July 15, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
General conference check-in is Monday, July 15, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

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, July 15, 2019

Monday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

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.
Federally Qualified Health Center Bootcamp Preconference
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Leadership Preconference: Imagine If You Had the Ideal Culture
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference (Part 2)

Monday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Sage Intacct Fundamentals Preconference
1:30-5 p.m.
Federally Qualified Health Center Bootcamp Preconference, cont.
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.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference (Part 3)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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.
HS/EHS Non-Federal Share/In-Kind/Match: No Matter What You Call It, You Have to Have It!
1:30-5 p.m.
Designing the Future: Research Approaches and Community Needs
1:30-5 p.m.
5 Principles to Empowering Employees
1:30-5 p.m.
General Board Governance
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.
Uncover Efficiencies Through Process Workflows
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Signs You've Outgrown Your Accounting System
1:30-3:05 p.m.
HRSA Onsite Visit and Scope Change

Tuesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

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.
FQHC Cost Analysis, Reporting, and Rate Setting
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

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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.
Donors! Get Them and Keep Them!
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Uniform Guidance Procurement Regulations
8:15-11:45 a.m.
HS/EHS Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA)
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Designing the Future: Essentials of Strategy
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Understanding the IRS Form 990
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Beyond the Magic 8 Ball: The Art of Cash Flow Projection
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.
Cloud Accounting Best Practices for Today and Tomorrow
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.
How Technology Can Improve Your Budgeting and Reporting Process
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Strategic Planning for the HR Professional - Align Your Strategy
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

Wednesday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

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?
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Billing for Special/Unique Services Under Medicare
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.
Head Start/Early Head Start Monitoring Protocol 101
1:30-5 p.m.
Total Rewards: Get and Keep the Best People for Your Nonprofit
1:30-5 p.m.
Financial Analysis
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.
Improve Performance: Tools for Finance and HR Excellence
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Designing the Future: Taking Strategy Into Action!
1:30-3:05 p.m.
OMB Compliance Supplement
1:30-3:05 p.m.
The Heartbeat of Your Organization
1:30-3:05 p.m.
The CFO of the Future
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Qualified Transportation Benefits: The Parking Lot Tax

Wednesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
What Plan Sponsors Need to Know About Your Plan Fees
3:25-5 p.m.
Designing the Future: Tools for Strategic Change Leaders
3:25-5 p.m.
Winning Draft Day: Techniques and Approaches for Hiring the Best Talent
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.
Head Start and Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Natural Partnership

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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.
Internal Controls: Applying the COSO Framework or Greenbook
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.
Strategic Goals vs Organizational Risks: What is Your Readiness?
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Microsoft 365 Tips, Tricks and Takeaways
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.
How to Avoid Common Project Management Pitfalls
8:15-9:50 a.m.
10% de Minimus Indirect Cost Rate
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Designing the Future: Meeting the Requirements of the CSBG Org Standard Director/Manager Organizational Standards - Strategic Planning
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Real-Life Fraud Adventures

Thursday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

10:10-11:45 a.m.
The Basics of Emergency Preparedness
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.
Internal Controls for Lean Organizations
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.
Unlock Leadership Impact in GenY and GenZ
1:30-5 p.m.
Talent Assessment & Succession Planning
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.
Allowable Costs: What Can I Spend My Money On?
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 TTX (Tabletop Exercise)
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Formulaphobia: Don't Fear the Excel Formula
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Digital Transformation: People Process and Technology
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

Thursday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
The Agile Organization: Employing Agile Thinking in Today’s Nonprofit Organization:
3:25-5 p.m.
Fiscal Policies and Procedures
3:25-5 p.m.
Find the Keys to Measuring Performance!
3:25-5 p.m.
Focus on Leadership

Friday, July 19, 2019

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.
Practicum: In-Kind, Let's Go Get It
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Organizational Self-Assessment & Planning Capstone
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