Join us on Monday, July 22, 2024, through Thursday, July 25, 2024, for the Southern Grants Forum in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Hilton Fort Worth. This in-person conference will feature more than 20 sessions discussing current issues in grants management as well as essential compliance requirements. By attending the Southern Grants Forum, you will enjoy informative and entertaining sessions exploring Federal grants management, fiscal integrity, human resource, governance, and programmatic issues.

SGF 2024 SCHEDULE

NOTE: All session times are Central Daylight Time.

Click on session titles to see full descriptions.

July 22, 2024
July 23, 2024
July 24, 2024
July 25, 2024

Conference Check-In

Attendees should plan to arrive on Monday, July 22, 2024, for conference check-in starting at 1:00 PM.

  • West Promenade
  • 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast is served!

  • Promenade
  • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Welcome

Enjoy a warm welcome to Southern Grants Forum 2024.

  • Crystal CD
  • 8:00 AM-8:30 AM

Recent Developments at the OMB

Learn about recent developments at the Office of Management and Budget during our opening session.

  • Crystal CD
  • 8:30 AM-9:30 AM

Morning Break

Enjoy a refreshing coffee break.

  • Promenade
  • 9:30 AM-10:00 AM

Reception

End the day meeting your fellow attendees and our speakers during a complimentary networking reception.

  • Promenade
  • 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast is served!

  • Promenade
  • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

FASB Hot Topics

Learn about the latest developments at the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

  • Crystal C
  • 8:00 AM-10:00 AM

GASB Hot Topics

Learn about the latest developments at the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

  • Citizens ABC
  • 8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Procurement Deep Dive

Learn how to make purchases using Federal grant funds the right way.

  • Texas AB
  • 8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Morning Break

Enjoy a refreshing coffee break.

  • Promenade
  • 10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Breakout Session 2B

Join us for the second concurrent breakout sessions of the day.

  • Citizens ABC
  • 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

(REPEAT) GASB Hot Topics

Learn about the latest developments at the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. (Encore Presentation).

  • Texas CD
  • 1:15 PM-3:15 PM

(REPEAT) FASB Hot Topics

Learn about the latest developments at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (Encore Presentation).

  • Texas AB
  • 1:15 PM-3:15 PM

Breakout Session 4B

Join us for the fourth concurrent breakout sessions of the day.

  • Citizens ABC
  • 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast is served!

  • Promenade
  • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

The Invisible Yellow Line

Join us for this discussion of how to build better management and governance relationships.

  • Crystal C
  • 8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Morning Break

Enjoy a refreshing coffee break.

  • Promenade
  • 10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Join us for a lively discussion about the dangers of conflicts of interest and how to avoid them.

  • Texas CD
  • 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

CPE Information

Attendees of the Southern Grants Forum can earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits in accordance with the details below. Credits will be based on a 50 minute hour. One (1) hour of CPE credit may be earned per hour of attendance for the educational sessions. The field of study varies; please see session descriptions for more details.

Additional Information 

Prerequisites: Varies (See session descriptions)  |  Advance Preparation: Varies (See session descriptions)  |   Program Level: Varies (See session descriptions)  |  Delivery: Group Live  |  Refund policy  |  For more information regarding refund, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Brian Tipton at [email protected] or (404) 389-4864.

Sponsor

The firm of Carr, Riggs, & Ingram, LLC, is the CPE sponsor for the 2024 Southern Grants Forum. Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A new attendee can be substituted for the original attendee at no additional charge at any point before the in-person conference.  Our policy is that registrations cannot be cancelled and refunds will not be given after the cancellation deadline. The cancellation deadline for the 2024 Southern Grants Forum is Monday, June 17, 2024, at 5:00 pm CDT. Regardless of registration category or attendance, absent a timely cancellation received before the deadline, each registrant must pay the appropriate registration fee in full.  Any registrant who fails to attend is still obligated to pay the registration fee unless the registrant cancelled before the deadline.  All cancellations must be in writing, but email is sufficient.

Let us know how we can help you!

Do you need some help registering for Southern Grants Forum or just have questions about the conference? Email us or call us at one of these numbers.

(334) 348-1335 (Keith)

(404) 389-4864 (Brian)

Email: [email protected] (Holly Badger)