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FST Government New Zealand 2019

FST GOVERNMENT NEW ZEALAND 2019

August 28-28, 2019
Shaking off its reputation as the ‘sleepy, agrarian nation’ at the edge of the Pacific, New Zealand today is hailed as one the world’s most progressive and innovative digital governments. The government has led the charge in propelling digital to the forefront of the legislative ag...

Government Contact Centre Summit

GOVERNMENT CONTACT CENTRE SUMMIT

August 27-28, 2019
Government Contact Centre Summit will be designed to focus on preparing for the future contact center and meeting future customer expectations. It will draw case studies exploring the importance of improving staff engagement and developing a customer service culture, delivering cost-effective digita...

2019 Chicago Regional Conference

2019 CHICAGO REGIONAL CONFERENCE

August 27-28, 2019
Commissioners and staff from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) will conduct a variety of technical workshops on campaign finance law during the first stop of the 2019-2020 FEC Regional Conference Series. Topics include fundraising, reporting, communications and recent developments in the law. Wo...

Intelligence & National Security Summit

INTELLIGENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT

September 04-05, 2019
The Intelligence & National Security Summit, powered by AFCEA International and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), is the premier forum for unclassified dialogue between U.S. Government Intelligence Agencies and their partners in the private and academic sectors. The program...

State & Local Government Relations Conference

STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONFERENCE

September 25-27, 2017
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Join us for our annual State & Local Government Relations Conference, an essential gathering for public affairs professionals looking to advance public policy and explore the latest trends and developments in state and local government.

State and Local Government Accounting Conference

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING CONFERENCE

August 22-23, 2019
State and Local Government Accounting Conference brings together experts in the field, to provide attendees (in-person and via simulcast) the information they need to navigate the ethical and practical demands of public services. From GASB, Legislative and Auditor General updates to Sunshine Laws an...

Public Sector EEO and Employment Law Conference

PUBLIC SECTOR EEO AND EMPLOYMENT LAW CONFERENCE

August 22-23, 2019
Public Sector EEO and Employment Law Conference will present the nation's foremost annual public sector training surveying EEO and employment law developments impacting federal, state and local government employment, examining the effect of these developments on current practices.

African American Political Pioneers Luncheon & Panel Discussion

AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL PIONEERS LUNCHEON & PANEL DISCUSSION

August 23-23, 2019
Join us for this lively and compelling discussion that ranges from panelists' reflections of their past experiences in public office, to their visions for our nation's future, as we celebrate their significant contributions to our national political landscape.

 

Webinars

AUG 27, 2019 | 2:00PM
SECURING THE MODERN GOVERNMENT WORKPLACE
As agencies continue their rapid move to the cloud, government employees are conducting more and more critical work on cloud-based platforms. Whether sharing mission critical information via digital communication tools or processing sensitive data online - the cloud has the potential to un...
AUG 28, 2019 | 10:00AM
INTRO TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT
Is your business looking at the government sector as a new potential market? There is plenty of opportunity but where do you begin? This workshop is designed for those who are just beginning their foray into doing business in the government sector.
AUG 28, 2019 | 6:00PM
TRUMP VICTORY LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE
Democrats have surpassed Republicans in voter registration in Colorado, and it is crucial that we do everything we can to make sure all Trump supporters are registered to vote going into 2020.
SEP 10, 2019 | 2:00PM
ELECTION 2020: WHICH WAY WILL SWING VOTERS SWING?
Getting outside the Beltway is the single, best way to predict what will happen on November 3, 2020. But if you can’t personally visit Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Florida month after month, the next best thing is getting the scoop from Rich Thau.
SEP 10, 2019 | 12:30
TRADE & TARIFF SURVIVAL GUIDE
The FACC is pleased to host an informative webinar on how to navigate the current challenges of trade regulations and tariffs. Join us to learn the latest on the Trump administration’s international trade activities, policies, tariffs, and potential avenues for mitigating the impact ...
SEP 13, 2019 | 1:00PM
UNDERSTANDING RULE 68 OFFERS OF JUDGMENT
The FRCP Rule 68 Offer of Judgment is often overlooked, but can be an effective defense tool to pressure plaintiffs to settle. To use the rule effectively, defense counsel must understand best practices in drafting a Rule 68 offer of judgment and its potential pitfalls. A well-executed off...

CASE STUDY: WHEN GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT GOES WRONG
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The Federal Trade Commission, for example, acts to ensure that any given organization is not negligent or reckless with private information. But upon what information does the FTC act?
In this session, we'll focus on a case where the FTC relied on highly suspect information obta...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, auditors and consultants.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDAHO PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, accounts payable professionals and enrolled agents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, real estate professionals, presidents and vice presidents, CFOs, bookkeepers, tax preparers and attorneys.

RESOURCES

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