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Join us as we discuss a variety of hot topics, recent developments and proposed updates tailored to the government and public sector. This virtual conference will dive into a GASB update, leading a government finance and accounting function, the finance function of the future, embedding data and evidence, federal policy impacts, grants compliance, cybersecurity in education, and an update related to the APA’s oversight of Virginia local governments.

Who Should Attend

This conference content is designed for anyone responsible for financial accounting and reporting for governments and anyone interested in protecting and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of your government or public sector organization. 

CPE Accreditation

Delivery Method | Group Internet Based
Recommended CPE Credit | Up to 8 hours of CPE, pending approval 
Recommended Field(s) of Study | Accounting (Governmental), Specialized Knowledge, Auditing
CPE Capability | Technical Expertise/ Problem Solving
Prerequisites | None 
Program Level | Basic 
Advanced Preparation | None 

Attendees who participate in full will receive one hour of CPE per session, free of charge. View sessions for the learning objectives. Sessions will occur on different days, so please be sure to select all sessions you wish to attend. 

Agenda At-a-Glance

Attendees who participate will receive one hour of CPE for each session selected and attended.

GASB Update

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Leading a Government Finance and Accounting Function Following the Great Resignation

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Finance Function of the Future and the Importance of Cost Allocation

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Focusing on What Works: Imbedding Data and Evidence into Government Programs

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Federal Policy and its Impact on State and Local Governments

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Grants Management Best Practices and Updates for Your 2023 Single Audit

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Cybersecurity in Education: Regulations, Incidents, and Practical Considerations

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Key Takeaways Impacting Your 2023 Audit and Financial Reporting

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Time Zone: (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) [Change Time Zone]

For more information, please contact Ashley Prusak at

Cherry Bekaert Continuing Professional Education: Statement of Admin Policies

This event is complimentary. Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds.

CPE for Virtual Events

Please join sessions on time, or 5 minutes early if possible. Joining a session late may cause you to lose the ability to obtain CPE based on the following NASBA regulations:

  • There will be 4 polling questions per hour of each session.
  • In order to receive CPE credit for virtual events, you must attend at a minimum, 50 minutes of every hour and respond to at least 3 of the 4 polling questions per hour.
  • Polling questions will not be announced in advance.
  • If you view the conference in a group setting, you will still need to log into CPE sessions through your laptop to track your attendance and respond to polling questions.
  • We cannot guarantee polling questions will appear on your mobile device and recommend that you use your laptop for your webinar session. We will not be able to award you CPE credit if you do no answer the required number of polling questions and/or are not in session for the required length of time. This includes issues due to mobile technological difficulties or any other difficulty that is unique to your webinar connection.
  • Please be sure that you join the session for which you registered using the link that was provided to you. We will not be able to award you CPE if you join a session using a link that was provided to someone else.
  • You will receive one certificate for each course you attend/pass.

For questions regarding registration or event cancellation, please contact Maddie Robbins. For all other questions regarding CPE policies, please contact Cherry Bekaert at

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