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WEDNESDAY      THURSDAY 

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Your attendance at NGMA's Annual Grants Training will allow you to earn up to 20 CPEs in Specialized Knowledge (or Auditing as appropriate)! The breakout sessions are specified by four levels including beginner, intermediate, advanced, and general. They are also divided into categories of federal, pass-through entity and recipient/subrecipeint.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:30am - 5pm Registration Desk Open 
7am - 7:45am Light Breakfast Served in Exhibitor Hall
7am - 3:45pm Exhibitor Hall & Federal Foyer Open 
8am - 9:45am General Session: NGMA Annual Membership Meeting, Annual Awards, Keynote Address
by Invited Guests from OMB and HHS – ReImagine Grants
9:45am - 10am Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer 
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
10am - 11:30am  
Improper Payments Reporting Act Salons 1-2
Best Practices for Continuous Testing Salon 3
The New Procurement Standards: Compliance and
Best Practices for the Beginner
Salon 4
Implementing Statewide Grant Management Systems:
Two Approaches to Adopting New Grant Technology for Government
Salons 5-6
The Good Auditors: Partnering with Internal Audit to
Enhance Grants Management

Salons B-E

11:30am - 12:15pm

 

Visit the Exhibitor Hall and Federal Foyer and/or Join One of
Many Networking Discussions
REI Lunch Discussion (By RSVP Only)
(This session will extend from 11:30am to 1:30pm)
Pentagon
Retirees/Consultants
Angela Ash, CGMS, CPA and Kim Van Eyzeren, CGMS
Jefferson
How to Start a Local Chapter
Tawanda Davis, GMPC and Bo Inscho
Lee
Find a CGMS Study Buddy
Lashon Henderson, CGMS and Rikitra Stewart, CGMS
Salon A
Let’s Start a Grant Leadership Certification
Patrick Ballinger
Rosslyn
Become an NGMA CGMS or Member Mentor
Kathy Brunot, CGMS, GPC and Deirdre Joseph CGMS, MBA
Madison
Open Discussions Sky View
12:15pm - 1:15pm Continue Discussions Over Lunch (Salons 1-6)
1:15pm - 2pm Continue Discussions in Sky View and Visit the Exhibitor Hall and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
2pm - 3:30pm
Grant-Ready: Grants Management 101 - Uniform Guidance Style   Salons 1-2
Now the Next Act: What the New Legislation and Laws Mean to Grant Management  Salon 3
The New Procurement Standards: Compliance and Best Practices for the Advanced  Salon 4
Subrecipient Monitoring: Strategies, Best Practices,
and Techniques 
Salons 5-6
Negotiating an Indirect Cost Rate – Making Dollars &
Sense of It All 
Salons B-E 
3:30pm - 3:45pm Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information)  ROOM
3:45pm - 5pm Disaster Management Grants and Avoiding the IG  Salons 1-2
From Buzzwords to Reality: How New Technologies Will Shape the Future of Grants Management  Salon 3
My Boss is Going to Hell or Jail: An Everyday Survival Guide for Grant Professionals  Salon 4
Where's My Money  Salons 5-6
Grant Funded Challenges: Mastering the Obstacle Course Salons B-E
5pm Welcome Reception 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
7am - 5pm Registration Desk Open
7am - 7:45am Light Breakfast Served in Exhibitor Hall
7am - 3:45pm Exhibitor Hall & Federal Foyer Open
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
8am - 9:15am Supporting A Risk-Based Management Approach with the 3Ps  Salons 1-2
Grant Fraud Update  Salon 3
Improving the Monitoring of Large, Complex Federally
Funded Grants and Contracts 
Salon 4
nVision the Power of Data Mining for Grants Salons 5-6
Building a Data Security Program Addressing the
Current Threat Landscape
Salons B-E
9:15am - 9:30am Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM 
9:30am - 10:30am Audit Ready: Prepping for Single Audit Success Salons 1-2
The Complexity of Grants Salon 3
The Similarities and Differences Between
Grants and Acquisitions 
Salon 4
Understanding the Uniform Guidance  Salons 5-6
Present & Future of Grants.gov – Learn About Useful Features and Get a Preview of Future Enhancements  Salons B-E
10:30am - 10:45am Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
10:45am - 11:45am Tailoring a Risk Assessment and Management Approach
to Grant Applications
Salons 1-2
Understanding How Cost Allocation Can Work in Your
Favor: Part I - Overview
Salon 3
How to Conduct a Control Self-Assessment  Salon 4
Subrecipient Oversight    Salons 5-6
To Increase or Not to Increase: Considerations in Implementing
the 2018 MPT and SAT Thresholds for Your Procurements 
Salons B-E
11:45am - 12:30pm Visit the Exhibitor Hall and Federal Foyer and/or Join One
of Many Networking Discussions
Board Lunch (By Invite Only) Pentagon
CGMS Holders
Leia Morgan, CGMS and Tammy Sullivan, CGMS, MPA 
Rosslyn
Chapter Chairs
Nicole Harris, Kim House, CGMS and Rikitra Stewart, CGMS
Lee
Capital Area (DMV) Chapter Revitalized
Tawanda Davis,GMPC and Arlene Simpson-Porter
Salons B-E
Volunteer on an NGMA Committee
Lashon Henderson, CGMS and Lynn Miller, CGMS
Jefferson
New Member Onboarding
Bo Inscho and Cherrise Wilks
Salon A
Open Discussions Sky View
12:30pm - 1:30pm Continue Discussions Over Lunch (Salons 1-6)
1:30pm - 2:15pm Continue Discussions in Sky View and Visit the Exhibitor Hall and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
2:15pm - 3:30pm Current Enforcement Environment and Pitfalls
for Federal Grantees
Salons 1-2
Understanding How Cost Allocation Can Work in Your Favor:
Part II - Detailed Examples
Salon 3
Reporting & Reconciliation: How Did We Get Into This Hot Water? Salon 4
The Odyssey: Developing a Grant Policy and Guide  Salons 5-6
The End of the Road: Understanding Grant Closeout Salons B-E
3:30pm - 3:45pm Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
3:45pm - 5pm Enterprise Grants Management - One State’s Journey  Salons 1-2
Changes and Initiatives in the Grant System by the
Current Presidential Administration
Salon 3
Certification for Grant Professionals - All About the CGMS Salon 4
Grant Management for Superheroes (How to Keep Track of Everything and Make it Look Easy!)  Salons 5-6
Dial M for Memo Salons B-E
5pm  FEMA Needs Your Expertise (Registration Required) Jefferson
Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:30am - 1pm Registration Desk Open
7:30am - 8:15am Light Breakfast Served
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
8:30am - 9:45am Technical Assistance Is a Two-Way Street   Salons 1-2
Surviving an OIG Audit Your First Day on the Job (True Story)    Salon 3
True Cost for Sustainability and Impact - Knowing Your Indirect Cost and How to Calculate Salon 4
What Should be Included in Your Procurement Policy to be Compliant with the Uniform Guidance Salons 5-6
Evaluating Your Systems to Support Federal Grant Funding   Salons B-E
9:45am - 10am Break
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
10am - 11:15am Make a Procurement Path: Roadmap to Updated Procurement Levels, Documentation, and Contracts Salons 1-2
Grants Risk Management: The Nexus of ERM and Grants Accountability Salon 3
Recent Legal Cases Affecting Grants Administration   Salon 4
Are You Only Passing Through? Strategies for Successful
Subrecipient Monitoring
Salons 5-6
What’s New with the Payment Management System Salons B-E
11:15am - 11:30am Break
TIME SESSION TITLE (Click on title for more information) ROOM
11:30am - 12:30pm Grants Management 101: How Do I Get Started in Managing my Federal Award? Salons 1-2
Understanding the Basics of Internal Controls Salon 3
Get Ready for GREAT Grant Reporting!   Salon 4
Procurement...Procurement...Procurement: Documentation that Satisfies 2 CFR 200.317 - 200.32 Salons 5-6
Ensuring Allowable Costs   Salons B-E
1:30pm - 4:30pm GMBoK Training (Separate Registration Required)