NASHVILLE | JULY 17-20
Southern Grants Forum remains the region’s premier grants training conference. We will be keeping in tune with Federal grants management requirements in Nashville from July 17-20, 2023. Last year’s conference sold out in record time. Save your spot for Southern Grants Forum 2023 today.
SGF 2023: Keeping in Tune with Federal grants management
Learn to keep in tune with Federal grants management in the Music City. Southern Grants Forum will take center stage in Nashville from July 17-20, 2023. Join your fellow grants professionals for the biggest, most informative conference yet. Learn about the latest developments and upcoming changes in grants management to ensure you stay in compliance with current requirements. Make your plans to attend Southern Grants Forum 2023 today.
SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Check out all the exciting educational sessions we have planned.
Attendees should plan to arrive on Monday, July 17, 2023, for conference check-in starting at 1:00 PM.
Enjoy a warm welcome to Southern Grants Forum 2023.
Grants Management Hot Topics
Learn about recent developments in Federal grants management during our opening session.
Fraud Prevention and Detection for Infrastructure Projects
Learn to spot and prevent fraud in infrastructure projects.
Networking Luncheon (Provided)
Join your fellow attendees for a networking luncheon.
My Boss is Going to Hell or Jail: A Survival Guide for Grant Professionals
Learn to address issues of everyday ethics when decision-making turns ugly.
Increasing Capacity, Investing in Staff
This session will discuss best practices for hiring the right people for the right job.
Do You Know Grants?
Test your knowledge of grants against fellow attendees.
End the day meeting your fellow attendees and our speakers during a complimentary networking reception.
FASB Hot Topics
Learn about the latest developments at the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
GASB Hot Topics
Learn about the latest developments at the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
Cybersecurity in 2023
Take a tour of current cybersecurity threats and prevention strategies.
The Nuts and Bolts of Indirect Cost
Explore the concept of indirect cost and preparation of an indirect cost rate proposal.
Identify best practices for communicating effectively in the digital workplace.
Understanding the False Claims Act
Learn what grant-funded entities need to know to avoid problems under the False Claims Act.
U.S. Census Bureau Data and Tools for Grant Professionals
Learn about the latest U.S. Census Bureau resources and how to use them.
Discover your leadership style and how to use it to influence and motivate your staff.
Lunch Break (On Your Own)
Explore the Nashville lunch scene during this "own your own" lunch break.
Leases and Lease Accounting under ASC 842
Learn about lease accounting standards under the FASB's ASC 842.
GASB 87 Leases: A Deep Dive
Get to know the GASB 87 lease accounting standards during this deep dive.
Hit by a Bus: Writing a Budget That Tells a Story Long After You’re Gone
Love writing but hate numbers? Gifted writers will learn to extend narratives with a story-telling budget.
From Benchwarmers to Starters: Building and Maintaining a High-Performance Workforce
Learn how to build a consistent leadership pipeline and foster a healthy workplace culture.
Uniform Grants Guidance: Cost Principles
Learn about the key considerations for allowable cost under the Uniform Guidance.
Effective Internal Control
Explore effective internal controls and related lessons learned from the pandemic.
Avoiding Federal Grant Pitfalls
Learn to spot and avoid common Federal grant pitfalls as a grant writer or manager.
Best Practices for Giving and Receiving Feedback
Learn the best ways to give and receive effective feedback in the workplace.
(REPEAT) The Nuts and Bolts of Indirect Cost
Explore the concept of indirect cost and preparation of an indirect cost rate proposal (Encore Presentation).
(REPEAT) Cybersecurity in 2023
Take a tour of current cybersecurity threats and prevention strategies (Encore Presentation).
(REPEAT) GASB Hot Topics
Learn about the latest developments at the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (Encore Presentation).
(REPEAT) FASB Hot Topics
Learn about the latest developments at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (Encore Presentation).
Understand purchasing essentials by attending this overview of the UGG's procurement standards.
(REPEAT) Effective Internal Control
Explore effective internal controls and related lessons learned from the pandemic (Encore Presentation).
Unstuck: How to Write (a Grant) When You’re Stuck
Learn how to break through (grant) writers block.
True Cost for Sustainability and Impact
Learn how to maximize opportunities to recover the true cost of your programs.
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