2020 Virtual Grants Training & Summit Schedule

TUESDAY       WEDNESDAY      VIRTUAL GMBoK 

Monday, May 18, 2020
10:00 am - 10:15 am ET Opening Welcome
10:15 am - 11:15 am ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Analyzing data from $500B in grant funding for better decision-making: How grant recipients can benefit from disruptive technologies
Session 2 Managing Competing Priorities and Tasks: What Happens when you become the "Accidental" Project Manager
Session 3 Introduction to Cost Sharing
Session 4 Choosing the Right Grants Management System
11:15 am – 11:30 am ET Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm ET General Session: Victory by Design!
Speaker:
D.J. Vanas
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm ET Break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Unraveling the Mystery That is Audit Resolution
Session 2 Why is Calculating Your Indirect Cost Critical to Your Grants?: Why It Matters and How do You maximize Your Opportunities
Session 3 Federal Disaster Assistance Overview and Hot Topics
Session 4 So You Have Grant Funding, Now What? A Beginners Guide to Instituting Controls over Compliance
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm ET Break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Best Practices for Grant Implementation
Session 2 Implementing the Uniform Guidance: Successes and Lessons Learned
Session 3 Whistleblowers and Relators: How to Avoid, Manage, and Respond to Allegations of Fraud
Session 4 Subrecipient Monitoring
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm ET Break
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET Plenary Panel Discussion: Shared Challenges in Grants Implementation Panel
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
10:00 am – 10:15 am ET Coffee with CAPP Partners
10:15 am - 11:15 am ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 First Data, Then Comes Collaboration--PANEL
 Session 2 Building an Effective Risk Assessment
 Session 2 Centralizing the Audit Report Review Process
 Session 4 Choo-Choo, Now What Do I Do? Riding the Grants Management Express
11:15 am – 11:30 am ET Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm ET General Session: OMB Speaker
Rhea Hubbard, Senior Policy Analyst & Grants Team Lead, White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be our keynote speaker
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm ET Break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Key Steps to Manage and Automate Financial Grant Costing using Effective Systems and Solutions
Session 2 Recent Legal Cases Affecting Grants Administration
Session 3 Internal Controls: A New Emphasis on Adequacy
Session 4 Navigating the Federal Grant Environment- for Finance Professionals
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm ET Break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Grants Management: A Local Government Perspective--PANEL
Session 2 Permission or Forgiveness? When, Whether, and How to Successfully Interact with Federal Program Officers?
Session 3 Pre Award Management is What Gets the Post Award Management
Session 4 National Policy Requirements:  The Strings No One Explains
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm ET Break
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET Plenary Panel Discussion: OIG Panel – Recent Findings and Hot Topics
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
10:00 am – 10:15 am ET Coffee with CAPP Partners
10:15 am – 11:15 am ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Collaborate, Apply, Repeat: Strategies and Lessons Learned in the Grant Application Process
Session 2 Leveraging Grant Management Technology for Financial and Operational Efficiency
Session 3 Introduction to Indirect Cost Recovery
Session 4 Federal Grant Post Award Considerations for Grant Writers
11:15 am – 11:30 am ET Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm ET Breakout Sessions
  • New NGMA members

  • Prepared to lead: Obtain your CGMS

  • Volunteer on an NGMA Committee

  • Proposed Revisions to the Uniform Guidance,
    how will they impact your organization?

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm ET CAPP Prize Giveaway
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm ET Break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Simplifying Grant Management through FEMA’s Consolidated Grants System
Session 2 The Auditor Says You Need Grant Policies and Procedures, Now What?
Session 3 Federal Policy and Climate Adaptation: Moving Beyond Compliance
Session 4 Suspension and Debarment: Powerful Tools for Protecting the Federal Government
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm ET Break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Using Predictive Analytics with City Financial Data to Align Grant Priorities
Session 2 Current State of Grants Management – Results of the Annual Grants Survey
Session 3 Beyond Compliance: Improving Subrecipient Monitoring for Better Outcomes--PANEL
Session 4 Some Assembly Required: A Comprehensive Tutorial on Grants Administration Manual Planning
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm ET Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET Plenary Panel Discussion: Grants Attorney Q&A Panel, Hosted by the American Bar Association, Grant Law Committee
 
  PRERECORDED SESSIONS
  Modernizing Public Sector Procurement and Transforming Federal
Grants Management
  Monitoring Best Practices for Pass Through Entities and Subrecipients
   

 
Virtual GMBOK
Thursday, May 21, 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET Training Session
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET Break
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET Training Session
Friday, May 22, 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET Training Session
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET Break
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET Training Session