Arkansas Government Finance Officers Association Since 1978
Arkansas Government Finance Officers Association                                 Since 1978

The 46th Annual Conference for the Arkansas Government Finance Officers Association

Join us in Hot Springs, Arkansas, July 17-19, 2024


Each year the organization hosts an annual conference, which includes professional training, mentoring, idea exchanges, and social networking.  Speakers will present new ideas and invaluable information regarding new and upcoming topics affecting the governmental accounting world, refresh your knowledge of current accounting practices, and provide in-depth training on leadership. Your organization will want to be represented as participants dealing with the current governmental training issues.



This year our 46th annual conference will be held July 17 – July 19, 2024, at The Oaklawn Casino & Racing Resort in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The Conference Topics and presenters are listed bleow. 



Legislative update John Wilkerson/Blake Gary, AML
Sales tax; ATAP reports, rebates, etc Michael Yancey, DF&A
Bond arbitrage John Albritton, Landmark CPA's
New credit card PCI compliance rules in 2024 Arvest Bank; Stephanie Foster
GASB updates/other info FORVIS
Bond issues; financing opportunities for cities Paul Phillips, Crews & Assoc
Grants, misc Caran Curry + 1
Tips for audit preparation Ark Leg Audit; Joe Archer
AI and cybersecurity Craig Johnson & Omid Rahmani
State Auditor - unclaimed property Thomas Burchfield
Financial Data Transparency Act GFOA; name TBD
Ethics TBD 







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