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2019 TGFOA Spring Institute

  • March 14, 2019
  • 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • March 15, 2019
  • 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • The Read House - 107 West M.L.K Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37402
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Please see information regarding check payments under registration details.

No registration will be accepted without full payment.

*TGFOA refund policy: There will be a $25 administrative fee for all cancelled reservations.

The Tennessee Government Finance Officers Association’s Annual Spring Institute will be held over 2 days in Chattanooga, TN on the afternoon of March 14th & the morning of March 15th, 2018.

Featured Speakers and Topics:

Who are you Becoming?

Why Audit Findings?

Why Internal Controls?

Real Budgeting for Cities and Counties

2019 Amendments to Rule 15c2-12

The Latest Inventions from the Mind of GASB

The conference is being held at the:
The Read House
107 West M.L.K. Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone Number: 423-266-4121 

Click here to book your room!

Click here for detailed agenda.


THURSDAY, March 14th

 11:00 am  Registration Opens
 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm  Welcome Remarks
 1:20 pm - 2:35 pm  Keynote - Who are you Becoming? - Jonathan Fanning
 2:35 pm - 3:25 pm  Common Audit Findings - Jerry Durham
 3:25 pm - 3:45 pm

 Afternoon Break

 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm  Internal Control Environment - Jerry Durham
 5:00 pm  Day 1 Sessions End
 6:30 pm *Riverboat Dinner Cruise - Boarding Begins 
 7:00 pm *Riverboat Dinner Cruise - Set Sail
 9:00 pm *Riverboat Dinner Cruise - Return to Shore

* Riverboat Dinner Cruise is SOLD OUT.

FRIDAY, March 15th

 6:00 am  Registration Opens
 7:00 am - 8:00 am  Continental Breakfast
 8:00 am - 8:10 am  Welcome Remarks - Kristine Tallent
 8:10 am - 9:00 am  Real Budgeting for Cities and Counties - Michael Walters Young
 9:00 am - 10:15 am  Continuing Disclosure Amendments - Lillian Blackshear & Jeff   Oldham
 10:15 am - 10:35 am  Morning Break
 10:35 am - 11:50 am  GASB Update - Jerry Durham
 11:50 am - 12:00 pm  Wrap up & Closing Remarks

Complimentary WiFi will be available throughout the event

Certificate links will be emailed within 2 weeks of the Spring Institute.  We will be scanning your name badge to grant credit for each session.  It will be your responsibility to be sure you are scanned in for credit. 

Check Payments:

We have now integrated an electronic check payment processing system.  If you are paying by check, when you register, select "Invoice Me" as your payment method. You will NOT receive an invoice. Once you submit your registration, you will receive an email with a link to process the payment with a check. Please contact Jenny Folsom at jfolsom@oakridgeamc.com, if you have any questions.



Contact Jenny Folsom at jfolsom@oakridgeamc.com

No registration will be accepted without full payment.

*TGFOA refund policy: There will be a $25 administrative fee for all cancelled reservations. In order to receive a refund, a request must be received no later than March 5, 2019. No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests made after March 5, 2019.

Note: All registration fees must be paid in full by March 8, 2019.  Payments will NOT be accepted on-site.


Send comments or questions to tgfoa@tngfoa.org

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