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Kansas Government Finance Officers Association
16th Annual Fall 2015 Professional Conference
Oct. 14 - Pre-Conference and Social Outing
Oct. 15-16 - Regular Conference

The Kansas Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to present a series of workshops for those involved in the financial affairs of municipalities, counties, schools, state agencies, utilities and special authorities.

Holiday Inn & Suites - Overland Park West

8787 Reeder Rd., Overland Park, Kan. 66214 (Google map)
Reserve at (913) 888-8440 by Sept. 23 to receive the conference rate of $86-$101/night. When booking, specify that you are in the Kansas Government Finance Officers Association block.

Session Spotlights
  • "Generational Differences: Bridging the Gap" by Candy Whirley
    This interactive and energetic presentation examines generational differences related to recruiting and managing public finance professionals.
  • "Which Way is Up? The Confusing, Confounding Economy" by Barry Fick
    Review what's happening and why in the current economy and look forward to see what the coming year may bring for interest rates.
  • "Market Forecast: This is Not your Father's Economy" by Steve Wyett
    This session will connect the dots between employment, inflation, economic growth and Fed monetary policy with some economist wit in the mix.
Social Event
  • 2nd Annual Boulevard Brewing Social Outing
  • Join us on Wednesday evening to learn about Boulevard and sample Kansas City's hometown beers alongside an authentic KC barbecue dinner. Transportation to and from the hotel is provided. $35 per person. Sponsored by D.A. Davidson Companies.
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

3 anticipated CPEs for the pre-conference and 12 anticipated CPEs for the regular conference.


KSGFOA members: $75 before Sept. 9 / $95 after Sept. 9
Non-members: $125 before Sept. 9 / $145 after Sept. 9

Regular Conference

KSGFOA members: $200 before Sept. 9 / $245 after Sept. 9
Non-members: $250 before Sept. 9 / $295 after Sept. 9

Agenda + more
Conference website
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Our Mission Statement.

The Kansas Government Finance Officers Association promotes excellence in financial management through the professional development of public servants in the State of Kansas, using education, networking, legislative interaction and technology.

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Joining is easy...

Full membership is open to accounting, financial or administrative officials (elected or appointed) whose duties encompass significant responsibilities for accounting or financial systems, from all units of government in Kansas: State, County, School (including Colleges and Universities), City, and Special Districts as voting members with full privileges. Individuals holding teaching positions in Government Finance or Accounting at accredited Colleges or Universities may also become full members. The full membership fee is $50.00 annually. Associate Membership is available to those not eligible to be a full member, but who are interested in the principals and practices of government finance. Associate members do not have voting privileges and may not serve on the Board of Directors. The annual fee is $250.00 and includes membership for 3 named individuals and membership in any sub-state chapters of KSGFOA. Student memberships are available for those individuals enrolled full time at an accredited academic institution and pursuing a course of Study in governmental finance or accounting. Student memberships are $5.00 per year.

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