We gratefully acknowledge KPMG and the KPMG Foundation for their generous support of the 2019 GNP Midyear Meeting

2019 Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting

Meeting Location:
Governmental Accounting Standards Board
401 Merritt 7 Norwalk, CT 06856

    Thank you to KPMG Foundation for generously sponsoring the Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting!


Friday, March 8, 2019

7:30 am - 8:00 am Breakfast on Your Own
* Breakfast for (1) is included in your room rate, if you are staying at the Even Hotel Norwalk and booked within our block.

8:15 am - 8:30 am Welcome and Introductions

8:30 am - 9:45 am GASB Update

Speaker: David Bean, GASB

9:45 am - 10:15  am Break

10:15 am - 11:30 am Perspectives on the Role of Governmental Accounting in Municipal Bond Analysis
Jeff Previdi, GASB

Speakers: Gil Southwell, Wells Capital Management
Robin Prunty, S&P Global Ratings
Peter Block, Ramirez & Company

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch 

Speakers: Russell Golden, FASB
David Vaudt, GASB

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm FASB Update

Speakers: Rick Cole, FASB
Jeff Mechanick, FASB

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Break

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Governmental Auditing
Speaker: Mandy Nelson, KPMG

 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFoundations of Teaching GNP
Rebecca Block, Fairfield University

Speakers: Thad Calabrese, New York University
Sue Convery, Michigan State University
Dan Neely, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
Terry Patton, Midwestern State University

Evening Off-site dinner

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:00 am - 7:55 am  Breakfast/Research Roundtable Session

8:00 am -  9:30 am

Session VI

9:30 am - 9:45  am Break

9:45 am - 11:15  am Session VII

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Session VIII

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Business Meeting

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