Fall Forums




10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET  |  Tuesday, October 18
(Times subject to change)
 
New Grants Managers Forum

Registration fees:
$99 Members | $273 Non-members

Non-member registration includes optional one-year NGMA membership.

This meeting is designed for grants managers with less than three years of experience. Sessions include:

  • Building an Effective Grants Management Process
  • Understanding the Uniform Guidance
  • The Elements of an Audit
  • The Art of Documentation
  • Breakout sessions on procurement, tracking time and effort, subrecipient monitoring and indirect costs.

 Participants have the opportunity to earn up to 4 CPE credits*   Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

*To earn the full CPE credit, participants must respond to all three of the polling questions posed during each session.

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10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET  Wednesday, October 19
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET  |  Thursday, October 20
(Times subject to change)
 
Infrastructure and Audits Forum
 
Registration fees:
$199 Members | $373 Non-members
Non-member registration includes optional one-year NGMA membership.

Participants have the opportunity to earn up to 10 CPE credits*  |  Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Auditing
 
*To earn the full CPE credit, participants must respond to all three of the polling questions posed during each session.


 

  2022 Virtual Fall Forum: Infrastructure and Audits Agenda
  Wednesday, October 19—Infrastructure 
  10-11 am Keynote - TBD
  11 am-12 pm Building Towards Infrastructure Funds
Sarah de Wolf and Nicola Clifford, Guidehouse
  12-12:30 pm Lunch Break
  12:30-1:30 pm Maximizing ARPA and BIL Investments
Matthew Hanson, Witt O'Brien's
   1:30-2:30 pm Key Federal Infrastructure Grant Compliance
Concerns for State and Local Governments

Phillip Escoriaza, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP 
   2:30-2:45 pm Short Break
   2:45 – 3:45 pm Implementing an Effective Infrastructure Monitoring Program
Bert Nuehring, Crowe LLP and Stephen D. Kirk,
Illinois Department of Transportation 
  3:45-4:45pm Opportunities Abound!  Housing, Community Development,
and Associated Construction in a Time of Change
Eric Russell, NGMA President and Matthew Hanson, Witt O'Brien's
     
  Thursday, October 20—Audits 
  10-11 am What?! No Single Audit? - Oversight of Commercial/For-Profit Grantees
Shayna Thompson, Guidehouse
  11 am–12 pm Forced Accounts - What are those auditors looking for?
Mara Ash and Cindy Watson, BFS your Strategic Partner
  12-12:30 pm Lunch Break
  12:30-1:30 pm Infrastructure Audits: Critical Considerations for Federal Grantees
Edward "Ted" Waters, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
  1:30-2:30 pm Breakout Sessions with Federal Agencies


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION for BOTH FORUMS
Prerequisites   None  
Who Should Attend   Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors  
Program Level   Basic, Intermediate and Update  
Advance Preparation   None  
Delivery Method   Group Internet Based
 

Special
Accommodations
 


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend NGMA events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact [email protected] at least three weeks prior to the event.

 
Substitutions
and Cancellations
 

Cancellations
All requests for cancellations must be made via email at [email protected] directly by the registrant. The below refund policy applies:

  • By midnight ET, October 11 - Cancellations are eligible for a refund minus a $50 service fee.

  • After October 11 – Cancellations and no shows are not eligible for refunds.

No credits will be given in lieu of refunds. Refunds by check may not be issued until the conclusion of the event.
 
Transfers/Substitutions
Requests for transfer/substitutions must be made via email at [email protected] directly by the registrants; we will not accept requests by an employer. The below transfer/substitution policy applies:

  • By midnight ET, October 11 – No cost for transfers/substitutions; should a nonmember substitute for a member, the difference between fees will be due at the time of transfer.

  •  After October 11 – No transfers/substitutions will be allowed.

 

 

Questions &
Contact Info
 

NGMA's website, ngma.org, will be updated with additional programming and event information. For additional information, please contact NGMA at [email protected] or (202) 308-9443.

 

 


National Grants Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.