2021 Virtual Annual Grants Training


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Tuesday, April 6 - Thursday, April 8, 2021

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  2021 Annual Grants Training $719/pp $893/pp
  2021 GMBoK Training $719/pp $893/pp

 

 

 


2021 Annual Grants Training Agenda
(All Times Eastern Time)
WEDNESDAY       THURSDAY
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
9:30 am - 10:15 am ET Coffee with CAPP Partners and Federal Foyer
10:15 am - 11:15 am ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 How to Test Your Entity's Internal Controls (Even Virtually) to Ensure Compliance!
Session 2 Leveraging Federal Grant Programs to Improve Response to Critical Incidents
Session 3 Suspension and Debarment: What YOU Need to Know
Session 4 The CARES ACT: Risk Management and Grants Performance Management and Monitoring
11:15 am – 11:30 am ET Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm ET General Session: Leading with Focus: Collaboration and Productivity without a Billion Videoconferences!
Speaker: Beth Ziesenis
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm ET Lunch Break
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Buy, Buy My American Pie! A Discussion on the New Domestic Preference Provision and Other Changes Affecting Grant Procurement
Session 2 Grant Reconciliations for Non-Accountants: What You Need to Know
Session 3 Single Audit Update:  What's New and What to Expect
Session 4 The Woodstock Effect: What this iconic 1969 event teaches us about the fundamentals of exceptional grant management
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm ET Break
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Audits, Audit Management, and Audit Resolution
Session 2 Fireside Chat/ Grants Management Federal Infrastructure in Development
Session 3 Grant Management for the Overwhelmed: A simple guide to simplify a
complicated mess
Session 4 So You Have Covid-19 Grant Funding... Now What? A Beginners Guide to Instituting or Modifying Controls over Compliance in a Covid World
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm ET Break
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET Plenary Panel
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
9:30 am – 10:15 am ET Coffee with CAPP Partners and Federal Foyer
10:15 am - 11:15 am ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Current State of Grants Management in 2020
Session 2 Help, the Auditors are Coming!
Session 3
Updating Policies & Procedures: Best Practices to Avoid Unnecessary
Compliance Pitfalls
Session 4 Keep your Grants Program Out of the Headlines: How to Detect Ethical Dilemmas and Prevent Waste, Fraud, and Abuse
11:15 am – 11:30 am ET Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm ET General Session : OMB Speaker (Invited)
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm ET Lunch Break
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 2 CFR 200.331 Pass Through Requirements/Responsibilities
Session 2 Federal Grant Legal Update: Key Cases, Changes and Issues of 2020 and 2021
Session 3 Timekeeping and Effort Reporting Best Practices in the Current (COVID-19) Remote
Work Environment
Session 4 Leveraging the Power of Data to Execute Your Program Strategy
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm ET Break
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 How to More Effectively Work with Federal Auditors
Session 2 Managing Performance Goals and Procurement under OMB's 2020 Revised Uniform Guidance
Session 3 Uniform Grant Guidance Updates Impact on State & Local Governmentst
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm ET Break
4:00 pm –5:00 pm ET Plenary Panel
Thursday, April 8, 2021
9:30 am – 10:15 am ET Coffee with CAPP Partners and Federal Foyer
10:15 am – 11:15 am ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Advanced Contracting Concepts Under the Federal Procurement Standards
Session 2 Fraud Awareness
Session 3 Pandemics to Parks: How to Get the Most Out of a Federal Disaster Declaration
Session 4 Virtually Everywhere! Best Practices for Managing the Pre-Award Process
During a Pandemic
11:15 am – 11:30 am ET Break
11:30 am – 12:45 pm ET
General Session
: Warrior Spirit in Leadership
Speaker: D.J. Vanas
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm ET Lunch Break
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Common Single Audit Findings in Grants Management
Session 2 Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics to Conduct Grants Oversight
Session 3 Subrecipient Monitoring during COVID
Session 4 What's Next for Grants?
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm ET Break
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm ET Breakout Sessions
Session 1 Grant Risk Assessment and Unforeseen Emergencies
Session 2 Navigating Federal Grants During COVID-19
Session 3 Whose Property Is It Anyway?  What you should know about the federal interest, before, during, and after the federally funded project
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm ET Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET Plenary Panel

 
CPE Credits Total: 18

 


SESSION  TITLES

  • 2 CFR 200.331 Pass Through Requirements/Responsibilities

  • Advanced Contracting Concepts Under the Federal Procurement Standards

  • Audits, Audit Management, and Audit Resolution

  • Buy, Buy My American Pie! A Discussion on the New Domestic Preference Provision and Other Changes Affecting Grant Procurement

  • Common Single Audit Findings in Grants Management

  • Current State of Grants Management  in 2020

  • Federal Grant Legal Update: Key Cases, Changes and Issues of 2020 and 2021

  • Fraud Awareness

  • Grant Management for the Overwhelmed: A simple guide to simplify a complicated mess

  • Grant Reconciliations for Non-Accountants: What You Need to Know

  • Grant Risk Assessment and Unforeseen Emergencies

  • Help, the Auditors are Coming!

  • How to More Effectively Work with Federal Auditors

  • How to Test You Entity's Internal Controls (Even Virtually) to Ensure Compliance!

  • Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics to Conduct Grants Oversight

  • Leveraging Federal Grant Programs to Improve Response to Critical Incidents

  • Managing Performance Goals and Procurement under OMB's 2020 Revised Uniform Guidance

  • Navigating Federal Grants During COVID-19

  • Pandemics to Parks: How to Get the Most Out of a Federal Disaster Declaration

  • Panel discussion/ Grants Management Federal Infrastructure in Development

  • Single Audit Update:  What's New and What to Expect

  • So You Have Covid-19 Grant Funding... Now What? A Beginners Guide to Instituting or Modifying Controls over Compliance in a Covid World

  • Some Assembly Required, Part II: A Second Look at Grants Administration Manual Planning

  • Subrecipient Monitoring during COVID

  • Suspension and Debarment: What YOU Need to Know

  • The CARES ACT: Risk Management and Grants Performance Management and Monitoring

  • The Woodstock Effect: What this iconic 1969 event teaches us about the fundamentals of exceptional grant management

  • Timekeeping and Effort Reporting Best Practices in the Current (COVID-19) Remote Work Environment

  • Uniform Grant Guidance Updates Impact on State & Local Governments

  • Updating Policies & Procedures: Best Practices to Avoid Unnecessary Compliance Pitfalls

  • What's Next for Grants?

  • Whose Property Is It Anyway?  What you should know about the federal interest, before, during, and after the federally funded project


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Prerequisites   Varies by Session
 
Who Should Attend   Grant Professionals, including Grant Specialists, Grant Administrators, Grant Managers, Program Officers, Grant Officers, Auditors  
Program Level   Varies by Session  
Advance Preparation   Varies by Session  
Delivery Method   Internet Based Delivery
 
Cancellation Policy  
Cancellations received prior to February 19, 2021 will be eligible for a NGMA credit or refund. Cancellations received after February 19, 2021 will be eligible for a full NGMA credit. Credits and refunds are not given for no-shows. NGMA accepts substitutions until March 22, 2021. If a nonmember substitutes for a member, the difference between the two rates will be due for payment.

For more information regarding administrative policies such as program cancellations or concerns, contact [email protected] or (202) 308-9443.


 
Code of Conduct   All attendees of NGMA’s virtual events agree to NGMA’s virtual code of conduct.  

 

 


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