2019 Conference Schedule

NEW – Conference Concierge! – Would you like assistance customizing your training experience? We have 50+ sessions for nonprofits and governments to choose from and would be happy to help you choose the sessions to best meet your development needs. Please send an email to gfponline@wipfli.com with the subject “Conference Concierge,” and you will be contacted to help you build a conference schedule that is personalized for you.

Preconference check in: Monday, December 2, 2019, beginning at 7:30 a.m.
General conference check in: Monday, December 2, 2019, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. & Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Did you know there are special preconferences before the conference? Learn more:
In-Depth Training on OMB's Uniform Guidance Preconference
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview Preconference
FQHC Bootcamp Preconference

Monday, December 02, 2019

Monday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview (Preconference)
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
FQHC Bootcamp (Preconference)
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB's Uniform Guidance (Preconference)

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Tuesday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Regulation Overview (Preconference)
8:30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
In-Depth Training on OMB's Uniform Guidance (Preconference)
Select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Tuesday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Uncover Efficiencies Through Process Workflows
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Winning Draft Day: Techniques and Approaches for Hiring the Best Talent
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Budgeting and Forecasting Best Practices for Nonprofits
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Steve and Ryan's Top Tech Toys (T Cubed)
1:30-3:05 p.m.
HS/EHS Governance: Working Together for the Mission

Tuesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions

4:00 -5:30 p.m.
Engage with Wipfli

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Select EITHER one Morning Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session

Wednesday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Uniform Guidance Procurement Regulations
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Why People Leave: Addressing Engagement Challenges
8:15-11:45 a.m.
HS/EHS Non-Federal Share/In-Kind/Match: No Matter What You Call It, You Have to Have It!
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Wednesday 1st Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Donors! Get Them and Keep Them!
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Focus on Leadership
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Transforming Your Financial Operations with Sage Intacct

Wednesday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Practicum: In-Kind, Let's Go Get It
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Designing the Future: Meeting the Requirements of the CSBG Organizational Standards - Strategic Planning
10:10-11:45 a.m.
How Technology Can Improve Your Budgeting and Reporting Process
10:10-11:45 a.m.
Ready for a Down Economy?
Select EITHER one Afternoon Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session

Wednesday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Analyzing Audited Financial Statements for Executive Directors and Board Members
1:30-5 p.m.
Designing the Future: Essentials of Strategy
1:30-5 p.m.
4 Principles to Empowering Employees
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Wednesday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Finance Department
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Using Program Data to Drive Quality Improvement

Wednesday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
Fiscal Policies and Procedures
3:25-5 p.m.
Applying Improvement Strategies to Attendance and Chronic Absence

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Select EITHER one Morning Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session

Thursday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Unlock Leadership Impact in GenY and GenZ
8:15-11:45 a.m.
HS/EHS Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA)
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Microsoft 365 Tips, Tricks and Takeaways
8:15-11:45 a.m.
General Board Governance
If you did not select a Morning Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Morning Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Thursday 1st Morning Mini Sessions (attend one)

8:15-9:50 a.m.
Finance Department of the Future
8:15-9:50 a.m.
Strategic Planning for the HR Professional - Align Your Strategy

Thursday 2nd Morning Mini Sessions

10:10-11:45 a.m.
Real-Life Grant-Funded Challenges
Select EITHER one Afternoon Full Session OR a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session

Thursday Afternoon Full Sessions (attend one)

1:30-5 p.m.
Head Start/Early Head Start Monitoring Protocol 101
1:30-5 p.m.
Talent Assessment & Succession Planning
1:30-5 p.m.
Allowable Costs: What Can I Spend My Money On?
If you did not select an Afternoon Full Session, select a 1st and 2nd Afternoon Mini Session
Choose one session per time slot below

Thursday 1st Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

1:30-3:05 p.m.
Implementing and Automating Nonprofit Revenue Recognition
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Designing the Future: Taking Strategy Into Action!
1:30-3:05 p.m.
Internal Controls: Applying the COSO Framework or Greenbook

Thursday 2nd Afternoon Mini Sessions (attend one)

3:25-5 p.m.
10% de Minimis Indirect Cost Rate
3:25-5 p.m.
Find the Keys to Measuring Performance!
3:25-5 p.m.
Is Your Facility Really Secure?

Friday, December 06, 2019

Friday Morning Full Sessions (attend one)

8:15-11:45 a.m.
Head Start Update / Q&A
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Total Rewards: Get and Keep the Best People for Your Nonprofit
8:15-11:45 a.m.
Designing the Future: Research Approaches and Community Needs
8:15-11:45 a.m.
The Armed Intruder / Active Shooter: Building a Plan for Preparedness