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Your attendance at NGMA's Annual Grants Training will allow you to earn up to 20 CPEs in Specialized Knowledge! 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 - 3:45PM Exhibitor Hall & Federal Foyer Open
7AM - 8:15AM Light Breakfast Served
8:30AM - 10:30AM General Session: NGMA Annual Membership Meeting, Annual Awards, Keynote Address
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
10:30AM - 12PM    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
Salons 4  
TBD Salons 5-6  
The Good Auditors: Partnering with Internal Audit to
Enhance Grants Management

Salons B-E  
12PM - 1:45PM Networking Discussions with Buffet Lunch; Exhibit Hall and Federal Foyer Open
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
1:45PM - 3:15PM     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   
3:15PM - 3:45PM Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
3:45PM - 5PM Enterprise Grants Management - One State’s Journey Salons 1-2  
Certification for Grant Professionals - All About the CGMS  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 for All Attendees
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
 7:15AM - 8AM Light Yoga with the Executive Director - Location TBD
7:30AM - 5PM Registration Desk Open
7:30AM - 3:45PM Exhibitor Hall & Federal Foyer Open
7:30AM - 8:15AM Light Breakfast Served
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
8:30AM - 9:45AM 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 Contract 
Salon 4  
The Redesigned Compliance Supplement - What's Hot,
What's Not
Salons 5-6  
Building a Data Security Program Addressing the
Current Threat Landscape
Salons B-E  
9:45AM - 10AM Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM  HANDOUT
10AM - 11AM Audit Ready: Prepping for Single Audit Success Salons 1-2  
Understanding the Basics of Internal Controls Salon 3  
The Similarities and Differences Between
Grants and Acquisitions 
Salon 4  
Understanding the Uniform Guidance Salons 5-6  
TBD Salons B-E  
11AM - 11:15AM Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
11:15AM - 12:15PM TBD 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  
12:15PM - 2PM Networking Discussions with buffet lunch; Exhibit hall and Federal Foyer Open
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
2PM - 3:15PM 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  
Surviving an OIG Audit Your First Day on the Job (True Story)  Salon 4  
The Odyssey - Developing a Grant Policy and Guide Salons 5-6  
The End of the Road - Understanding Grant Closeout Salons B-E  
3:15AM - 3:45PM Visit with Exhibitors and Federal Foyer
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
3:45PM - 5PM Present & Future of Grants.gov – Learn About Useful Features and Get a Preview of Future Enhancements  Salons 1-2  
Changes to the Grant Administration System by the Current Administration Salon 3  
From Buzzwords to Reality:  How New Technologies Will Shape the Future of Grants Management  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 CAPP Connections - By Invite Only
Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:30AM - 1PM Registration Desk Open
7:30AM - 8:15AM Light Breakfast Served
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
8:30AM - 9:45AM Technical Assistance Is a Two-Way Street Salons 1-2  
Grant Proposals & Their Grant Management Consequences 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 ROOM HANDOUT
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 - 11:30PM Break
TIME SESSION TITLE ROOM HANDOUT
11:30AM - 12:30PM Grants Management 101: How Do I Get Started in Managing my Federal Award? Salons 1-2  
The Complexity of Grants 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