TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
8:30am - 10:10am Plenary Session
Part 1: Internal Control Evaluation Tools in the Federal Court - Frances Tydingco-Gatewood - U.S. District Court Chief Judge (AUDG)
This session will describe the internal controls environment in the Federal Judiciary and the District Court of Guam - it's objectives, and core principles, as well as the tools and audit program used at the Court to enforce the controls to ensure that judiciary assets are protected from error, fraud, waste, loss, or abuse.
Part 2: A Survey of Fraud Cases in the Federal Court - Frances Tydingco-Gatewood - U.S. District Court Chief Judge (AUDG)
This session will present a survey of the criminal fraud cases adjudicated in the District Court of Guam, with an emphasis on those involving government fraud. There will be a discussion of the elements of each crime, the statutes involved, and how appropriate internal controls might have mitigated or prevented the loss to the government.
10:10am - 10:20am Morning Break
10:20am - 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions
Strategic Issues on the Horizon - Dan Fitzgerald, CPA and Mizpah Wiegand, CPA - Deloitte (MAS)
Dialogue on emerging issues of concern to key managers in governments, not-for-profit organizations, and institutes of higher education in the region.
Ethics & Indigestion - Billy Morehead, Ph.D., CPA, CGFM - Mississippi College (BETH)
This session will discuss the definition and role of Ethics in the society and workplace. The session will highlight recent ethical failures as well as discuss dilemmas facing the classroom and workplace of 2015. To expand the session length, we will discuss specific AICPA Ethics and Interpretations of the Professional Standards and specific requirements of the specific state board of accountancy
Final Overtime Rule Update - Patrick Candoleta - Department of Labor (HR)
As many have been anticipating changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act White Collar Overtime Exemption rules, this session will provide guidance on the new rules that will be effective on December 1, 2016. Attendees may inquire on the changes in the new overtime ruling, interpretation of the new rules, guidance on how to implement the new rules, and outcomes if not implemented properly. This session will provide updates on other Wage & Hour rules that affect Guam and recent claims that have been closed to provide learning opportunities to avoid so that your organization does not find themselves in the same situation.
12:00pm - 1:20pm Luncheon and AGA Awards
AGA Guam Chapter Awards Ceremony
Organization Chapter Service Award
1:30pm - 3:10pm Concurrent Sessions
Tax Updates - Edmund Brobesong, CPA - Ernst & Young (TAX)
Learn about the latest tax information reporting, such as Form 1099 reporting, Form 2042 reporting, and FATCA.
Data Analytics and Visualization - Douglas Glenn - AGA National President (MAS)
This session will provide an overview of Data Analytics and Visualization.
The Puzzle of Supply & Demand in the Government Financial Management Workplace - Billy Morehead, Ph.D., CPA, CGFM - Mississippi College (HR)
This session will discuss the challenges of the government financial management workforce. We will discuss the current workforce, the upcoming workforce, and issues with higher education and the profession which contribute to the struggle of getting college graduates to even consider applying for jobs in the government financial management sector.
3:00pm - 3:20pm Afternoon Break
3:20pm - 5:00pm Plenary Session
Cybersecurity Awareness - Alicia A. G. Limtiaco - U.S. Attorney (IT)
This session will cover awareness of cybersecurity.
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