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The NYGFOA Annual Conference is New York State’s premier event for government finance professionals! Interact with over 600 finance professionals from all levels of state and local government as well as the private sector. Commissioners, comptrollers, directors of finance, financial analysts, treasurers, clerks, supervisors, CFOs, accountants, budget directors, business managers, cash managers, council members, supervisors, and others will be in attendance.
Registration will open in November. 

Regitration & Fees

  • Registration for the Pre-Conference sessions and the Annual Conference is open to all persons interested in government finance.
  • The Annual Conference and Pre-Conference are separate registrations and are accessible via the different links provided below. Registration will be open in November. 
  • If you need to download a hard copy of the registration form, please contact the office. 
 Annual Conference Rates      Member Rate     Non-Member Rate
Non-Member Rate
 Early Bird (Ends 2/17/23) TBA TBA TBA
 Regular Rate (Begins 2/18/23) TBA TBA TBA
Annual Conference Registration  


Early Bird Pre-Conference Rates
(Early Bird Ends 2/17/23)

     Member Rate            Non-Member Rate     
 Foundations Accounting & Financial Reporting (Virtual) TBA TBA
 Advanced Accounting (Virtual) TBA TBA
 Advanced Financial Reporting (Virtual) TBA TBA
 Ethics and Professional Conduct to NYS CPAs (In-Person) TBA TBA
 Priority Based Budgeting (In-Person) TBA TBA
 2023 GASB Update (In-Person) TBA TBA
 Municipal Debt Overview - From Process to Making Good Disclosure (In-Person) TBA TBA
 Strategic Planning - It Can Be Done! (In-Person) TBA TBA


Regular Pre-Conference Rates
(Regular Rate Begins 2/18/23)

     Member Rate           Non-Member Rate     
 Foundations Accounting & Financial Reporting (Virtual) TBA TBA
 Advanced Accounting (Virtual) TBA TBA
 Advanced Financial Reporting (Virtual) TBA TBA
 Ethics and Professional Conduct to NYS CPAs (In-Person) TBA TBA
 Priority Based Budgeting (In-Person) TBA TBA
 2023 GASB Update (In-Person) TBA TBA
 Municipal Debt Overview - From Process to Making Good Disclosure (In-Person) TBA TBA
 Strategic Planning - It Can Be Done! (In-Person) TBA TBA


CPE & GFI Credits

  • Pre-Conference: Earn up to 27 CPE & GFI credits.
  • Annual Conference: Earn up to 11 CPE & GFI credits.
  • Choose between 20 different sessions on topics related to government finance with one conference registration.
  • You must have your name badge scanned when you enter and exit the sessions to receive credit.

Conference App

The Conference App will be back again this year and will be accessible on smartphones as well as a desktop feature on computers, laptops, and tablets. With it, you will be able to access your session details including PowerPoints, surveys, important information about exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, and more! You can also connect with other conference attendees, schedule meetings, and post on the internal social wall. Instructions on downloading the Conference App will sent out in March 2023. 


  • In-person Pre-Conference sessions include lunch and refreshment breaks.
  • Annual Conference registration includes two breakfasts, several refreshment breaks, one lunch, two receptions, one dinner and Thursday evening entertainment.
  • Only registered attendees with name badges are permitted to participate in any of the conference activities, including sessions and meals.
  • Please include your dietary restrictions in the field provided when registering for the Conference.

Annual Conference Schedule

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
 6:00 - 7:30 pm  Welcome Reception 
Thursday, March 30, 2023
 7:45 - 8:40 am  Breakfast
 8:45 - 10:20 am  Conference Kickoff & Keynote (B YOUR BEST! PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT FOR THE FINANCE OFFICER)
 10:20 - 10:40 am  Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors
 10:45 - 11:30 am Feature Presenter 
 11:45 - 12:50 pm  Lunch
 1:00 - 1:50 pm   Concurrent Bank #1
     - The New NYS Grant Management System
     - Electronic Payments from A(ACH) to Z(Zelle)
12:45 - 2:00 pm  Concurrent Bank #1A 
     - Rating Agency Update
 2:10 - 3:00 pm  Concurrent Bank #2
   - Government Procurement - Know Your Policies
     - Retaining Talent and Meeting the Needs of the Next Generation 
   - Accounting Update: Compensated Absences and Disclosing Component Units
 3:00 - 3:30 pm  Afternoon Ice Cream & Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors 
 3:30 - 4:20 pm   Concurrent Bank #3
     - Setting User Fees and Charges
   - Outsourcing the Finance Function
 3:30 - 4:45 pm   Concurrent Bank #3A
     - Preparing the New AUD
 4:40 - 5:30 pm   Concurrent Bank #4
   - ARPA Reporting for Non-Entitlement Units (NEUs) 
   - ARPA for Entitlement Units
 6:00 - 6:45 pm   Albany Marriott Sponsored Cocktail Reception 
 6:45 pm  Dinner
 8:30 - 10:00 pm  Game Night: Scholarship Fundraiser
 Friday, March 31, 2023
 7:30 - 8:15 am  Breakfast
 8:30 - 9:20 am  Concurrent Bank #5
   - Preparing the ACFR - Today's Common Errors
   - Developing a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)
8:00 - 9:15 am  Concurrent Bank #5A 
   - Cyber Attack - It's Coming for Your Entity
 9:15 - 9:40 am  Coffee Break: Meet the Exhibitors 
 9:40 - 10:30 am  Concurrent Bank #6
   - Lifecycle Costing Analysis for Capital Assets
   - Fraud Prevention in Treasury Services
 9:30 - 10:45 am   Concurrent Bank #6A
   - The Latest on Cannabis and Local Governments  
 11:00 - 12:15 pm  Federal Legislative Update
 12:15 pm   Conference Concludes
Program subject to change
Registration for Annual Conference opens in November

Pre-Conference Schedule

February/March 2023 (virtual)
TBD    Foundations Accounting & Financial Reporting
 TBD   Advanced Accounting
 TBD   Advanced Financial Reporting
    Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (In-person)
 8:00 - 12:00 pm  Ethics and Professional Conduct for NYS CPAs  
 10:00 - 10:50 am   Priority Based Budgeting
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   2023 GASB Update
 1:00 - 2:50 pm   Municipal Debt Overview - From Process to Making Good Disclosure
 3:00 - 4:50 pm   Strategic Planning - It Can Be Done!
Program subject to change
Registration for Pre-Conference Sessions open in November