2022 Annual Training Conference

The 2022 Annual Training Conference was held in Athens, GA on October 2-5 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel.

Conference Brochure/Agenda

Sunday, October 2

DOAA Annual Updates
Kristina Turner, Deputy State Auditor, Department of Audits and Accounts

Economic Outlook
Dr. Jeff Dorfman, State Fiscal Economist

The Future Landscape of Talent
Dr. Melissa Furman, Career Potential, LLC

Monday, October 3

Cybersecurity, Risk, and the Cloud
Dimitry Kagansky, Deputy Executive Director/Chief Cloud Officer &
David Allen, Chief Information Security Officer, Georgia Technology Authority

NextGen ERP Modernization Project
Gerlda Hines, State Accounting Officer, State Accounting Office &
Rebecca Sullivan, Commissioner, Department of Administrative Services

CFO Operations Transformation: The Future is Now
Paige Bayliss & Aman Kapoor, Deloitte

Fraud Insights and Prevention
Laurel Hill, Wells Fargo

Truist Momentum
Ben Appel, Truist

Tech Enabled Modernization
Trey MacDonald, EY

Planning for Uncertainty
Abhishek Shirali, McKinsey & Company

Record Retention in an Age of Digitization
Christine Garrett, Manager, Records Management, Georgia Archives

Mitigate Fraud: Ensure your Bank Account is Protected
Scott Austensen, State Deputy Treasurer, Office of State Treasury &
Richard Schneider, Deputy Inspector General, Office of the State Inspector General

Tuesday, October 4

CLCP Update
Wade Damron, Risk Management Services, Department of Administrative Services

A Different Approach to Recruitment and Retention Challenges
Al Howell, Deputy Commissioner, Human Resources Administration, Department of Administrative Services

Advancing Procurement Compliance
Panel, State Purchasing Division, Department of Administrative Services

Tips for a Smoother Year-end & GASB
Kris Martins, Deputy State Accounting Officer for Financial Reporting, State Accounting Office

GASB Update
Alan Skelton, Director of Research and Technical Activities, Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Breakout Sessions

SAO Travel Vendor Management
State Accounting Office

Payroll & Accounting Shared Services part 1 and part 2
State Accounting Office

Georgia Data Innovation Hub: Telling a Better Story
David Tanner, Carl Vinson Institute of Government

TeamWorks Enhancements Tips for Being More Efficient Today
State Accounting Office

Fleet Policy, TCO Dashboard, and Upcoming Fleet Training Events
Jazzmin Randall, Fleet Management, Department of Administrative Services

State Surplus Highlights
Surplus Property Management, Department of Administrative Services