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Tuesday, March 12

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. NASACT’s Executive Committee
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. CGI User Group
Oracle User Group
(Participation by Members & State Staff Only)
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Workiva User Group
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. NASC’s Executive Committee
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NASC’s Committee on Accounting & Financial Reporting
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception  
Wednesday, March 13
Session A: Mind the Leadership Gap – Developing Leaders on Purpose
H Clark Partridge, State Comptroller (AZ) and Past President of NASC
Stacy Neal, Director of Accounting (MO) and Vice President of NASC
Brian Tinney, Assistant Director, Office of Financial Management (WA)
Erick Scheminske, Director, Consulting, CGI


Session B: SaaS ERP – What does the Move to SaaS Mean for State Governments?
H Stacy Neal, Director of Accounting (MO) and Vice President of NASC
Somil Gupta, Managing Director, Accenture Enterprise Services for Government
Martin Benison, Director of State and Local Government, Accenture, and Past President of NASC

Session C: The Power of Predictive Analytics​ 
H John Corbett, Director Financial Operations Support, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
Randy Cornelisse, Technology Sales Representative, Oracle

Session D: Extending ERP and Financial Data Into an Effective Data Management Tool With Visualization Capabilities
H Natasha Kirkland, Senior Manager, Deloitte
Robert Grabowski, Senior Manager, Deloitte ​


Comptrollers' Roundtable 1: Federal-State Issues
A ModeratorStacy Neal, Director of Accounting (MO), and Vice President of NASC

Session E: A Call to Action! GASB 87 – Accounting for Leases
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David Starkey, Director of Financial Reporting (SC)
Julie Barrientos, Director, KPMG

Session F: FASTer CAFR
H Alan Skelton, State Accounting Officer (GA) and President of NASC
Thursday, March 14
Session G: Talent Management in State Government: From Transactional to Transformational
H Kurt Steward, Vice President, Infor
Michelle Oltmans, Solution Director, Infor

Session H: Payments Study with State of NY: Identifying Opportunities for Electronification & Process Improvement 
H John Corbett, Director Financial Operations Support, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
Greg Hamilton, Director, Mastercard
Theodore Iacobuzio, Managing Dir. Custom Research & Consulting, Mercator Advisory Group


Session I: The Power of Connection: Modernizing Financial Reporting 
H Stacy Neal, Director of Accounting (MO) and Vice President of NASC
Michael Johansen, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Workiva
Renata Maziarz, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Workiva


Session J: 
Case Studies on Motivating Agencies to Change Business Practices to Avoid System Customization
H Colleen Bevins, Senior IT Consultant, Plante Moran
Robin Milne, Principal, Plante Moran


Comptrollers' Roundtable 2: Operational Effectiveness
A Moderator: Brandon Woolf, State Controller (ID) and Secretary/Treasurer of NASC

Session K: Intelligent Automation in State Government
H Alan Skelton, State Accounting Officer (GA) and President of NASC
Brad Duncan, Principal, EY
Scott Geddes, Executive Director, Digital & Emerging Technologies, EY

Session L: 
Federal Issues (SWCAP / Cost Principles / Uniform Guidance)
H Jennifer Pacheco, Taxation and Cost Allocation Compliance Specialist, Office of the State Controller (NC)
Nelson Clugston, Vice President, Financial Services, MAXIMUS
Friday, March 15
Session M: 
Hidden Cost of Fraud – How Well Are State and Local Governments Detecting and Managing Fraud?
H Jamie Jackson, Accounting Director, State Comptroller’s Office (AL)
Karin Carbaugh, Sales Director, SAP Concur

Session N: GASB Update
H Dave Vaudt, Chairman, Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Dave Bean, Director of Research & Technical Activities, Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Kristopher Knight, Deputy Secretary (DE) and GASB Board member


Comptrollers' Roundtable 3: General Topics
  
A Moderator: Lynne Bajema, State Comptroller (OK) 


The NASACT Community

NASACT serves as the premier organization working to bring together state auditors, state comptrollers and state treasurers to cooperatively address government financial management issues. NASACT also manages two secretariats - the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) and the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). Both NSAA and NASC are included under the umbrella of NASACT’s budget and utilize staff hired by NASACT.